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Asuncion Durán i Moné

Miss Asuncion Durán i Moné, 27, a domestic, was born in San Adrian, Prov. Lérida, Spain. She had been visiting her father Ramon Duran at Tamaset 167 Piso 2°-1a- in Barcelona and was going to Tomas Benedicto, Plaza del Vapor, Havana, Cuba.

She boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as second class passenger together with her sister Florentina. She held ticket number SC/PARIS 2149, price: £13 17s 2d.

Asuncion and her sister survived the sinking. They were rescued by the Carpathia in lifeboat 12. To travel from New York to Havana, she bought ticket number 1508 for £3 1s 9d on 6 April 1912 from White Star Agent N. Martin in Paris. She was to travel via Ward Line.

She is thought to have married, and lived and died in Havana. Likely buried under her married name at Colon Cemetery, Havana, Cuba.

Notes

  1. Usually listed as Asuncion Duran y More.

Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Miss Asuncion Durán i Moné
Born: circa.1885
Nationality: Spanish
Marital Status: Single
Last Residence: in Barcelona, Spain
Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 2149, £13 17s 2d
Destination: Havana, Cuba
Rescued (boat 12)  
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

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References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279]).
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB-85-T715-Vol. 4183.
Titanic Passenger List, maiden voyage booklet (1997). 7 C's Press, Ludlow.
United States Senate (62nd Congress), Subcommittee Hearings of the Committee on Commerce, Titanic Disaster, Washington 1912.

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  1. joe

    joe said:

    When died Asuncion Duran More.

  2. Phillip Gowan

    Phillip Gowan said:

    No one in Titanicdom has found her date of death so far as I know. She stayed in Havana, Cuba and married--is said to be buried in Cementerio Colon but without a married name can't be located. A cousin of mine in Havana recently found the address of her daughter and has been to her home but unfortunately the daughter is in Spain for an extended period. I should know much more about her by year's end. Phillip Gowan

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