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Titanic survivor here with aunt

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Little Miss Virginia Martin, six years old, a survivor of the Titanic, is making her home with her aunt, Mrs Mayer1 of Virginia Villa, 33 Academy Avenue2, and attending school at Boulevard and Academy Avenue3.

Little Virginia had been travelling with her mother and nurse across the Atlantic last spring and was homeward bound, on the ill-fated Titanic, accompanied by the nurse, her mother having arranged to come home later.

The nurse was also saved.


  1. This may have been Florence B. Mayer (née Emanuel) Virginia's step-father Walter Emanuel's sister who was recorded as having married to an "Emanuel Mayer" in 1906.
  2. Beach 94th St.
  3. Public School 44

 

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2022) Titanic survivor here with aunt (The Wave, Saturday 7th December 1912, ref: #632, published 9 February 2022, generated 27th September 2022 10:14:26 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor-here-with-aunt.html