Mr John James Ware

Mr John James Ware was born in 1867 in Axbridge, Somerset. He was the son of Charles and Charlotte Ware. His father was the manager of the gas company in Axbridge. John was brother to Annie, Charles, Arthur, George and James.

He was a painter and decorator by trade and lived with his wife, Florence Louise Ware (née Long) in Grosvenor Road, St. Pauls, Bristol (1). He had one son of his previous marriage who was born in 1894.

John and his wife boarded the Titanic at Southampton as second class passengers (ticket number 31352, £21). They were due to have travelled on another ship but were transferred due to the coal strikes. Their destination was to have been to his younger brother Charles who was already living at 186 South Main Street, New Britain, Connecticut. When there John was intending to start up in the carpentry trade. He was taking his tools and household effects with him on the Titanic together with $1250 in cash.

Mr Ware, died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

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