Mary Mangan

Miss Mary Mangan

Mary Mangan

Miss Mary Mangan, 32, from Carrowkehine, Co Mayo, was born in September 1879; the daughter of John Mangan and Bridget Bourke. Mary had been living in America with her sister Ellen for some years, and Mary was engaged to a Pat Walsh. In 1912 they had returned to Carrowkehine to visit relatives. She was returning to Chicago with 13 others who she knew from her area in Co Mayo.

She boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger (ticket number 364850, 7 15s). Mary had lived in America with her sister Ellen for several years, but returned to visit her home.

Mary travelling with a group from the county Mayo area (see Katherine McGowan) to Chicago, Illinois where she was to be married.

Mary died in the sinking. Her body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#61) and was buried at sea on 22 April 1912.

NO. 61. - FEMALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 30. - HAIR, LIGHT.

CLOTHING - Green waterproof; black coat; skirt; blouse; red cardigan jacket; black button boots with cloth uppers.

EFFECTS - One gold watch, engraved inside "M. Mangan" and photo, and outside "M. Mangan"; gold locket with hair and photo as in watch, engraved "Mary"; gold chain; beads in pocket; brass belt buckle; medallion round neck; diamond solitaire ring; gold bracelet "M. M."; wire gold brooch.

NO MARKS ON CLOTHING.

PROBABLY THIRD CLASS.

NAME - MARY MANGAN.

Her inscribed gold watch was taken from her body and eventually found its way back to the village where she was born. It is now in the possession of her nephew Anthony Mangan.

Documents
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#61)

Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279]).
Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society

Contributors
Cameron Bell, Northern Ireland
Noel Ray, Ireland

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