Mrs Orian Davidson

Orian Davidson

Mrs Thornton Davidson (Orian Hays), 27, was born November 18, 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.

Orian Davidson
(Courtesy: Orian B. Hallor / Alan Hustak, Canada)

Clara later remarried to Robert Newmarch Hickson. After her death on 3 May 1979 at the age of 96, she was buried next to her parents and first husband at at Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal.

© Diane Lapierre, Canada


Articles and Stories

Montreal Gazette (1979) 
Worcester Evening Gazette (1912) 
Chicago Examiner (1912) 
Newark Evening News (1912) 


Phillip Gowan, Canada
Alan Hustak, Canada
Diane Lapierre, Canada

References and Sources

Montreal Gazette, May 1979, Obituary

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(2017) Orian Davidson Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #91, updated 23rd August 2017 22:29:01 PM)

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