Mrs Albina Bertoccini Bassani (Bazzani) was born 25 March 1880 in Arsie, Italy to Antonio and Pierina (nee Fusinato) Bassani. She had at least two sisters, Angela and Enrica.
She was maid to Mrs William Robert Bucknell. how she came to be employed by her is not known but Emma Bucknell's daughter, Countess Pecorini (formerly Margaret Bucknell), lived in Italy
At some point Albina was married to a Mr. Bertoccini but he died prior to 1911 as she is listed as a widow in a 1911 passenger list.
She boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg travelling on the same ticket as Mrs Bucknell (No. 11813). Mrs Bucknell and Mrs Bassani were rescued in lifeboat 8.
On 9 October 1915 she married Augosto Papetti (b. 1878) in Fall River, Massachusetts. She and Mr. Papetti had at least one child, a daughter Bruna (b.1920)1.
Albina died on 23 July 1960 in Massachusetts.
Hermann Söldner, Germany
1930, 1940 US Census
Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915
New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957
New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924
California, County Marriages, 1850-1952
California Birth Index, 1905-1995
Link and cite this biography
(2016) Albina Bassani Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #19, accessed 30th August 2016 02:02:26 AM)
URL : //www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/albina-bazzani.html
Let us know if you spot an error or want to add new information about Albina Bassani.
Leave a comment