Mrs Mary Fortune (née McDougald)

Mary Fortune

Mary McDougald was born in Chinguacousy Township, Peel County, Ontario on 12 May 1851, the daughter of John MacDougald and his wife Mary. She grew up with her 14 brothers and sisters in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba.

Married to Mark Fortune and resident in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger. She travelled with her husband, their three daughters Alice Elizabeth, Ethel Flora and Mabel, and their son, Charles Alexander Fortune. The family occupied cabins C-23-25-27.

Mary and her daughters were rescued in lifeboat 10.

Mary, did not remarry and died in Toronto on 8 March 1929, aged 76.

 

Pictures

Mary Fortune Portrait
Tomb of Mary Fortune
 

Articles and Stories

Washington Times (1912) 
Toronto Daily Star (1929) 
Manitoba Free Press (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 
 

Credits

Pat Cook, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA

References and Sources

Toronto Daily Star, Saturday, March 9, 1929, Obituary
Province of Ontario Certificate
of Death

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Mary Fortune Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #113, updated 17th August 2017 00:16:01 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/mary-fortune.html

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