Miss Virginia Ethel Emmanuel, 5, boarded the Titanic at Southampton with her Nurse Miss Elizabeth Dowdell who was escorting her to her grandparents home in New York, NY. Her step-father had deserted her and her mother who was, according the New York American, the Opera singer Estelle Emanuele
They shared a third class cabin with Amy Stanley.
Ms Dowdell and Miss Emmanuel were rescued in lifeboat 13.
An insurance claim (number B158) for property worth $547.75 was filed by her grandfather Samuel J. Weill.
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