Miss Hildur Elisabeth Hirvonen

Hildur Elisabeth Hirvonen

Miss Hildur Elisabeth Hirvonen, 2, was born in Finland on 15th February 1910 as the daughter of Alexander Hirvonen and Helga Elisabeth Lindqvist. She lived in Taalintelidas, Finland. 

Hildur boarded as a third class passenger at Southampton, her ticket cost £12 5s 5d. She was travelling with her mother Helga, uncle Eino Lindqvist and his friend August Abrahamsson. Hildur was destined for 400 Motheral Street, Monessen, Pennsylvania where her father lived. She survived the sinking (lifeboat 15).

She died in the USA in 1959 and is buried at Union Hill Cemetery, Cato, New York.

 

Credits

Günter Bäbler, Switzerland
Gavin Bell, UK
Marguerite Rut
Leif Snellman, Finland

References and Sources

Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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(2018) Hildur Elisabeth Hirvonen Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #875, updated 11th December 2018 08:24:13 AM)
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