Mrs Orian Davidson

Orian Davidson

Mrs Thornton Davidson (Orian Hays), 27, was born 18 November 1884 the daughter of Charles Melville Hays and Clara Jennings Gregg, She and her husband, Thorton Davidson were returning to their home in Montreal after a holiday in Paris. Mr and Mrs Davidson occupied cabin B-71. Mr and Mrs Hays occupied cabin B-69.

Orian and Clara were rescued in lifeboat 3 but both their husbands were lost.

Clara later remarried to Robert Newmarch Hickson. After her death on 3 May 1979, she was buried next to her parents and first husband at Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal.




Orian Davidson
St Louis Post Dispatch  (1912) 

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Worcester Evening Gazette (1912) 
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Montreal Gazette, May 1979, Obituary
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(2020) Orian Davidson Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #91, updated 13th January 2020 16:31:07 PM)