Miss Madeleine Newell

Madeleine Newell

Miss Madeleine Newell, 31, was born on 10 October 1880, the daughter of Arthur Webster Newell and Mary E. Greeley of Lexington, Massachusetts.

She was returning from a trip to the Middle East with her father and her sister, Marjorie Newell. They boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg. The two sisters occupied cabin D-36, their father was in D-48.

On April 14th their father came to their room and ordered them to dress and go out on deck. After seeing one lifeboat safely launched, he placed them in the next (lifeboat 6). Arthur Newall was lost in the sinking.

Madeleine Newell never married, and died in Lexington, Massachusetts, 25 April 1969 and is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.



Madeleine Newell at Smith College , Graduate photo
Mrs. Arthur Newell
Marjorie Newell accompanied by Madeleine at the piano

Articles and Stories

Voyage (2004) 
Arlington Advocate (1912) 
New York Evening Post (1912) 
Newark Star (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 


Phillip Gowan, USA
Nick West

References and Sources

Passport Application, Bureau of Citizenship, Jan 18 1912
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

(2018) Madeleine Newell Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #217, updated 21st September 2018 01:24:35 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/madeleine-newell.html

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