49 items found relating to : W Spencer
|New York Times||DEATH NOTICE OF WILLIAM A. SPENCER
8th May 1912
SPENCER---On Monday, April 15, at sea, William Augustus Spencer, son of the late Lorillard and Sarah J. G. Spencer. Memorial services to be held in the chantrv of Grace Church on Friday, May 10, at 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon. Friends and relatives...
|New York Times||SPENCER CODICIL ADMITTED
9th October 1912
Surrogate Recognizes Duplicate of Document Lost with Titanic --- Surrogate Fowler has admitted to probate a copy of the lost codicil of the will of William Augustus Spencer. Mr. Spencer and the codicil went down on the Titanic, April 1...
|New York Times||OBITUARY NOTES (1)
29th October 1913
Mrs. MARIE E. SPENCER died in Paris on Sunday, according to word received here yesterday. She was the widow of William Augustus Spencer, a well-known collector of rare editions. Her husband, who was an uncle of Lorillard Spencer, Jr., lost his life...
|New York Times||WILL OF LORILLARD SPENCER
2nd April 1912
Bulk of His Estate Left to Mrs. Spencer in Trust for Life --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, R. I., April 1---The will of Lorillard Spencer, who died in New York last month, was filed for probate to-day, and di...
|New York Times||MISS KATHERINE FORCE TO WED MAJOR SPENCER
5th December 1922
Their Marriage to Take Place Tomorrow at the Home of Her Sister, Mrs. William K. Dick --- Although the engagement of Miss Katherine B. Force, daughter of Mrs. William H. Force, to Major Lorillard Spencer has never been formally announce...
|Ontario Vital Records||SPENCER VICTOR SILVERTHORNE BIRTH RECORD
17th October 1876
Ontario birth record for Spencer Victor Silverthorne...
|New York Times||MANY GIFTS TO CHARITY
29th May 1912
Joseph Hirsch's Will Filed---W. A. Spencer Gives $1,000 to Library --- A large number of public institutions received bequests by wills filed for probate yesterday in the Surrogates' Court. [Description of the will of Joseph Hirsch omi...
|New York Times||TITANIC VICTIM'S ESTATE (2)
10th July 1914
W. A. Spencer Left Property Worth $2,218,650 --- William Augustus Spencer, who was drowned when the Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, left a net estate of $2,218,650, according to an appraisal filed yesterday. The beneficiaries are Mrs. M...
|New York Times||ASTOR HOME SCENE OF NEWPORT PARTY
14th August 1935
Ang 14,1935 --- Mr. and Mrs. Enzo Fiermonte, Mrs. Lorillard Spencer and Mrs. J. L. Banks Jr. Guests --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 13---Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor gave a small ...
|Evanston Daily News||LOCAL WOMAN'S KIN SAVED FROM TITANIC
18th April 1912
Spencer V. Silverthorne, a brother of Mrs. H. H. Harris, 820 Foster street, is among the Titanic passengers that were rescued by the Carpathia. Word to this effect was received today. Mr. Silverthorne who lives in St. Louis, is a buyer fo...
|New York Times||JOHN J. ASTOR 5TH, 79; SON OF BUILDER OF HOTEL
27th June 1992
John Jacob Astor 5th, a descendant of one of America's most fabled merchant princes, died yesterday at his home in Miami Beach. He was 79 years old. His death was reported by two of his cousins, R. Thornton Wilson, and Stephen Spencer,...
Photograph of Titanic survivor Elise Lurette. Maid to Mrs Spencer....
|New York Times||1,500 ARE AT FUNERAL FOR MRS. FIERMONTE
2nd April 1940
500 Wait in the Street During Rites at St. Bartholomew's --- Funeral services for Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, who died suddenly on Wednesday in Palm Beach, Fla., were held yesterday in St. Bartholomew's Church. About 1,50...
|DIE DREILINDEN, ESTATE OF THE SPENCERS
The Dreilinden estate in Lucerne, Switzerland, was the property of the Spencer family. Also known as the 'Villa Vicovaro, it now houses the City's School of Music (Conservatoire). Miss Elise Lurette used to stay at the Dreilinden when she was working...
|DIE DREILINDEN, PROPERTY OF THE SPENCERS (2)
The Gardeners in the Park of the Villa...
|New York Times||SPENCER V. SILVERTHONE DIES; MERCHANT, 88, WAS ON TITANIC
18th May 1964
Special to The New York Times --- SCARSDALE, N. Y., May 17---Spencer V. Silverthorne, a survivor of the Titanic sinking, died today at his home, 7 Colvin Road. He was 88 years old. Mr. Silverthorne had been a vice presid...
|Worcester Telegram||TWO OF THE ASPLUND CHILDREN ARE LOST
19th April 1912
Charles and Selma and Three of their Little Ones, Lillian, Clarence and Felix, are Safe. Charles and Selma Asplund and their children, Lillian, Clarence and Felix Asplund, survive the Titanic disaster. Philip and Carl, the other childr...
|DIE DREILINDEN, PROPERTY OF THE SPENCERS (1)
The Gardeners' Cottage...
|1ST CLASS MENU SAVED BY MISS ELISE LURETTE
12th April 1912
Miss Elise Lurette, a French passenger who was Mrs Spencer's travelling companion (more than 'maid'), used to lose her way on the Titanic. She did not speak English and she had crossed her cabin on a plan she showed to other passengers when she did n...
|New York Times||JOHN JACOB ASTOR 3D, 21, COMES INFO VAST FORTUNE
15th August 1933
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 14---John Jacob Astor, whose father lost his life in the Titanic disaster twenty-one years ago, reached his majority today and came into possession of the fortune left by his father...
|New York Times||SPEDDEN-STONE
7th June 1900
Frederick Oakley Spedden of this city and Miss Margaretta Corning Stone, a daughter of the late George F. Stone, were married at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Church at Morristown, N. J. The bride's only attendant was her...
|New York Times||PAINTING FOR BUTT FUND
15th December 1912
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14---Col. Spencer Cosby, chief aid to President Taft, received to-day a painting depicting the sinking of the Titanic and the rescue of some of her passengers. Gilbert Gaul, a New York artist, offered it as a contribut...
|Hartford Courant||MRS. STEWART DID NOT SAIL ON TITANIC
18th April 1912
(Special to The Courant) Winsted, April 17 Spencer C. Coe received a message this morning advising him that his cousin, Mrs. Florence A. Stewart, wife of Albert A. Stewart,...
|Worcester Telegram||MRS. CHARLES ASPLUND AND THREE CHILDREN ARE SAVED
18th April 1912
Her Husband and Two of Their Sons Are Believed to Be Among Those Lost on the Titanic, Though Names Sent Show Slight Varience Charles Asplund, formerly of Worcester, his son Carl, 6 years old, and a baby boy 2 years old, are pro...
|New York Times||BUTT-MILLET MEMORIAL
31st May 1912
President Taft and Washington Friends Raise Funds for a Tablet --- WASHINGTON, May 30---President Taft, members of the Diplomatic Corps in Washington, and many high Government officials have contributed to a fund of several thousand dol...
|New York Times||S. MARSHALL KEMPNER DEAD; LONGTIME INVESTMENT BANKER
4th August 1987
S. Marshall Kempner, an investment banker, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home in San Francisco. He was 88 years old. Mr. Kempner was a native of New York, where he began his career after graduating Phi Beta Kappa fro...
|Chicago Record-Herald||BUYER FOR NUGENT BROTHERS ON TITANIC
18th April 1912
Spencer V. Silverthorne, whose name appears among the Titanic passengers on the Carpathia, is a buyer for Nugent Brothers of St. Louis and a brother of Mrs. H. H. Harris, 820 Foster street, Evanston, whose husband is assistant pastor of the First ...
|New York Times||MOTHER OF ASTOR TO ATTEND BRIDAL
30th June 1934
Despite Illness, Mrs. Fiermonte Goes Alone to Newport for Marriage to Miss French --- FORMER HUSBAND A GUEST --- W. K. Dick to Be in Trinity Church Today---Rehearsal for the Ceremony Takes Place --- Special ...
|Worcester Evening Post||ASPLUND FAMILY TITANIC PASSENGERS IT IS FEARED
19th April 1912
Charles Asplund, a former resident of Worcester; a six year old son, Carl, and another son two years old, are believed to have been included among the victims of the Titanic disaster. Mrs.Asplund and three other children. Felix, 13 years o...
|New York Times||JOHN JACOB ASTOR TO WED DEBUTANTE
16th December 1933
His Engagement to Miss Eileen S. S. Gillespie Announced by Her Parents --- CAME OF AGE IN AUGUST --- Fiancee, Noted in Newport as a Tennis Player, Is From an Old American Family --- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lew...
|Titanica!||TITANIC LEGACY OF A PARIS MAID
3rd October 2014
At about 1.10am on the morning of 15 April 1912, lifeboat number 6 was launched from the port side of the RMS Titanic. The passengers and crew escaping the beautiful, doomed ship included some of the ...
|Variety||MRS. HENRY B. (RENEE) HARRIS DIES
10th September 1969
Robert J. Landry
Theatre Owner-Producer Was Linked to Another Broadway Era Although she was married three times afterwards, she always remained Mrs. Henry B. Harris and when she died at Doctors Hospital, N.Y., at 93, she was press reported either as Mr...
|New York Post||198 FROM THE CREW SAFE
19th April 1912
An early roster of rescued Titanic seamen, reported after the Carpathia docked in New York City......
|Scannell's New Jersey's First Citizens||JONATHAN H. BLACKWELL
JONATHAN H. BLACKWELL---Born at Hopewell, Mercer County, December 20. 1841; son of Stephen and Francenia (Hunt) Blackwell; married at Hopewell, N. J., on October 5, 1865, to Susan Weart, daughter of Spencer Weart of Hopewell....
|New York Times||ELLEN TUCK FRENCH IS ENGAGED TO WED
31st May 1934
Betrothal to John Jacob Astor Announced by Mother, Who Denied Report Week Ago --- WEDDING EARLY IN JULY --- Her Fiance's Engagement to Miss Eileen S. S. Gillespie Called Off in January --- Mrs. Livingston Fre...
|THE CAVE LIST
|Chronicles of the Cumming Club (1887)||SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.
SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.; 'the sixth of a family of eight.' His father, Dr. Harland, a graduate of Edinburgh University, practised in Scarborough until nearly the period of his death, in 1866. He was a man of remarkable skill...
|New York Times||YOUNG ASTOR TELLS OF WEDDING PLANS
29th June 1934
Newspaper Group Is Informed That the Couple Will Return to Newport in August --- CHETWODE GIFTS SHOWN --- Famous Ring Given to Bride Will Be Reset for Her in a New Brooch --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES ...
|New York Times||GUGGENHEIM ESTATE VALUED AT $3,551,994
18th January 1916
Victim of Titanic Disaster Left Widow $785,199---Daughters Get About $500,000 Each --- MANY CHARITABLE BEQUESTS --- Sisters Receive Incomes from Trust Funds of $75,000 and Sisters-in-Law from $25,000 --- Benj...
|Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)||BELFAST, PORT OF
Belfast, Port of. Belfast Harbour, the premier harbour of Ireland, is at the head of Belfast Lough, in latitude 54° 36' N., 5° 56' W. The time of high water at full and change is 10 hours and 43 minutes. The ri...
|Titanica!||MOLLY BROWN: MYSTERY UNRAVELLED
21st July 2002
The evidence challenges some assumptions on where Molly Brown's stateroom was situated....
18th July 2004
The allocation of cabins on the Titanic is a source of continuing interest and endless speculation. Apart from the recollections of survivors and a few tickets and boarding cards, the only authoritative source of cabin data is the incomplete...
|Titanica!||PLUCKED FROM THE SEA?
11th July 1999
Peter Engberg and Tad Fitch
Survivors' Claims Reconsidered...
|Titanica!||THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR
24th March 2011
Liner enthusiast recounts 1968 meeting with Renee Harris Introduction Until the death in 2009 of Millvina Dean, the oldest living Titanic survivor, meeting a passenger who sailed on the legend...
|New York Times||JOHN JACOB ASTOR WEDS ELLEN FRENCH
1st July 1934
Notables Fill Newport Church for Ceremony Climaxing Weeks of Social Activity --- ONLOOKERS PACK STREETS --- Crowd Delays Both Bride and Bridegroom---Astor's Mother Sits in a Front Pew --- By RUSSELL B. PORTER...
|Titanica!||THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
25th July 2015
The only woman in the world who in just a year's time made her debut, got engaged, married, survived the Titanic, became a widow, and then a mother...
|Titanica!||A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE CAVE LIST
1st April 2004
View the Encyclopedia Titanica transcription of the Cave List This simple incomplete copy of a cabin list for Titanics first and only voyage takes its name ...
|New York Times||J. PIERPONT MORGAN WILL BE 75 YEARS OLD THIS WEEK
14th April 1912
During All That Time He Has Successfully Hidden from the Public His Real Self, Which Combines Diffidence and a Gentleness Very Unlike the Gruff Autocrat Familiar to Wall Street --- Should J. Pierpont Morgan feel moved n...
|Titanica!||BASTION OF MASCULINITY
23rd June 2015
The Last Enjoyable Hours in the Titanic's First-Class Smoking Room...