Encyclopedia Titanica


New York Times

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Survivor of Titanic Was 83---Had Been Piano Teacher
AMSTERDAM, N. Y., July 28 (AP)---Miss Marie C. Young, one of the survivors of the Titanic ship disaster, died yesterday at a rest home near here. Her age was 83.

Miss Young had been a piano teacher and numbered among her pupils the children of President Theodore Roosevelt. She
was a native of Washington.

As a traveling companion to Mrs. J. Stuart White of New York, Miss Young was aboard the White Star liner Titanic in
1912 when it sank on its maiden voyage after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. There were 1,517 lives lost and 690 survivors. Miss Young had lived at the rest home for the last six years.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) MISS MARIE YOUNG DIES (New York Times, Wednesday 29th July 1959, ref: #3068, published 23 June 2004, generated 27th October 2021 06:42:09 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/miss-marie-young-dies.html