Oscar Scott Woody

Mr Oscar Scott Woody

Mr Oscar Scott Woody was born on 15th April, 1868. He lived at Clifton Springs, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA 1.

In Southampton he resided at Parkers Hotel.

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(Unidentified Source, Courtesy of Chris Dohany, USA)

Woody would have celebrated his 44th birthday aboard Titanic. Mr Woody died in the sinking. His body was recovered (#167) and buried at sea.

NO. 167. - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 38. - VERY FAIR HAIR

CLOTHING - Grey striped suit.

EFFECTS - Watch; fob; chain and clip; 2 fountain pens; letters; knife; cuff links; 1 gold ring; keys and chain; $10.02.

NAME - O.S.WOODY
U.S. Mail Clerk

Notes

1. He is sometimes listed as living in/coming from Washington D.C.

References and Sources

John Eaton & Charles Haas (1992) Titanic: Destination Disaster, Patrick Stevens Ltd. ISBN 1 85260 534 0
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191

Credits
Chris Dohany, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany

Articles and Stories

Mail Clerk O. S. Woody Was Loyal to the Last

Evening Star  (1912) 

MAIL CLERK O. S. WOODY WAS LOYAL TO THE LAST

 
FAMILY OF J. S. MARCH MAY RECEIVE $10,000

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

FAMILY OF J. S. MARCH MAY RECEIVE $10,000

 
Titanic Mail Clerk's Wife Anxiously Waits For News About Him

Washington Times  (1912) 

TITANIC MAIL CLERK'S WIFE ANXIOUSLY WAITS FOR NEWS ABOUT HIM

 
GAVE LIVES FOR THE MAILS

New York Times  (1912) 

GAVE LIVES FOR THE MAILS

 
Special Day For Oscar Scott Woody

(2004) 

SPECIAL DAY FOR OSCAR SCOTT WOODY

 
W L Gwyn, Former Brooklyn Mail Clerk, May Have Been Lost

Brooklyn Daily Times  (1912) 

W L GWYN, FORMER BROOKLYN MAIL CLERK, MAY HAVE BEEN LOST

 
MAIL CLERKS DIED BRAVELY

Rutherford Republican  (1912) 

MAIL CLERKS DIED BRAVELY

 
JOHN S. MARCH ONE OF THE HEROES

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

JOHN S. MARCH ONE OF THE HEROES

 
Washington Man Mail Clerk on the Ill-Fated Steamer

Washington Times  (1912) 

WASHINGTON MAN MAIL CLERK ON THE ILL-FATED STEAMER

 
PENSION FAMILIES OF LOST CLERKS

Asbury Park Evening Press  (1912) 

PENSION FAMILIES OF LOST CLERKS

 

External Links

Posted Aboard R.M.S. Titanic (National Postal Museum, Washington, D.C.) POSTED ABOARD R.M.S. TITANIC (NATIONAL POSTAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C.)  
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