Mrs Marie Eugenie Spencer (née Adnot)

Marie-Eugenie Spencer (nee Adnot) was born in France on 16 February 1864 to an unmarried mother Pelagie Adnot, the father is thought to have been a boilermaker.

Pelagie later married Louis Demougeot on 7 May 1873.

Marie-Eugenie became an opera singer and sang with with the great Italian tenor Enrico Caruso.

She marryied William Augustus Spencer in London in October 1884.

The Spencers had been in Paris and boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg  with Mrs Spencer's maid Miss Elise Lurette.

She was rescued in lifeboat 6. Mr Spencer perished.

Mrs Marie Spencer died in Paris in October of 1913.

 

Pictures

1st class menu saved by Miss Elise Lurette
(1912) 
Die Dreilinden, estate of the Spencers
Die Dreilinden, property of the Spencers (1)
Die Dreilinden, property of the Spencers (2)
 

Articles and Stories

Titanica! (2014) 
New York Times (1913) 
 

Credits

Andre Cabuche
Michael A. Findlay, USA

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Marie Eugenie Spencer Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #280, updated 26th August 2017 10:39:02 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/marie-eugenie-spencer.html

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