Husband of Helen Alice Wilson

 

Axel Johannas Rosenquist was the husband of Helen Alice Wilson who survived the sinking of the Titanic, the following information gives brief details of how their lives continued after the disaster in 1912. It appears that the sinking of the Titanic did not stop Axel Rosenquist from completing 35 years service as a sea captain.
 
1944 New York Passenger List
Shown on the manifest as employed as a member of the crew for vessel U.S.A.T. L.T.61 arriving at New York on 13th May 1944 from the Port of Halifax N.S 5th April 1944 Listed as 1st Officer Axel Rosenquist 65yrs old 5’4” 148lbs Scandinavian Nationality USA 35yrs Service.
 
1941 World War II Draft Registration Card
Date of registration 27/04/1942: -
Local Board No.1 for Camden County Municipal Building Centre Street Merchantville N.J.
Axel Johannas Rosenquist residing at 6159 West Cedar Avenue Pennsauken TWP Camden New Jersey, Home Telephone No. Merch1489M Bell Company.
Axel is recorded as being 64yrs of age born 7th November 1877 Stockholm Sweden, White, 5’4” in height 148lbs weight, blue eyes & grey coloured hair balding, with a ruddy complexion.
Employers Name Mrs Harrison S Morris Chilton Avenue Old York Rd Phila PA.
Next of Kin Mrs Esther Heinz at 6159 West Cedar Avenue Pennsauken TWP Camden New Jersey
 
1930 Census US
Residing at 311 Plymouth Place Merchantville Camden New Jersey this home address is recorded as being owned at the value of $6,000.
Axel J Rosenquist 53yrs was 30yrs old when married born Sweden parents both from Sweden came into US in 1899 employed as a Sea Captain
Helen A Rosenquist 47yrs was 27yrs old when married born England parents both from England came into US in 1906
Helen M Rosenquist 13yrs born New York
Esther A Rosenquist 10yrs born New Jersey
 
1920 Census US
Residing at 311 Plymouth Place Merchantville Camden New Jersey
Axel J Rosenquist 42yrs born Sweden parents both from Sweden came into US in 1900 employed as a Sea Captain on Steam Vessel can speak English and is White
Helen A Rosenquist 42yrs born England parents both from England came into US in 1900 can speak English
Helen M Rosenquist 3yrs 6mths born New York
Esther A Rosenquist 1mth born New Jersey
 
1918 World War I Draft Registration Card
Date of registration 09/12/1918: -
Axel Johannas Rosenquist residing at 311 Plymouth Place Merchantville Camden New Jersey
Axel is recorded as being 40yrs of age born 7th November 1877, White, Short in height, Medium build, Blue eyes & Sandy coloured hair, Occupation Sea Captain for Anna Whanton Morris Oakland Phila PA.
Next of Kin Miss Rosenquist at 311 Plymouth Place Merchantville Camden New Jersey.
 
Research by
Marion JAMES

 

Related Biographies:

Helen Alice Wilson
Axel Johannas Rosenquist

Relates to Place:

Camden, New Jersey, United States

Relates to Ship:

Titanic

Contributor

Marion James

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