Miss Hileni Jabbur (Zabour)

Miss Hileni Zabour boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg with Thamine Zabour. They travelled as third class passengers (ticket number 2665, £14 9s 1d)

Miss Zabour lost her life in the sinking. Her body, was possibly that recovered on 10 May 1912. by the steamship Minia (#328). The body now rests in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

NO. 328. - FEMALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 14. *(15) - HAIR, GOLDEN BROWN.

CLOTHING - Lace trimmed red and black overdress; black underdress; green striped underskirt; black woolen shawl; black slippers.

NO MARKS - Very dark skin; refined features.

THIRD CLASS.

NAME - HELINI ZABOUR. Syria.

Zabour grave
© Bill Fowler, Canada

References and Sources

Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#328)
List of Bodies Unidentified and Disposition of Same (#328)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
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  1. denise Nasr said:

    She was a Lebanese origins from a village in north lebanon "Serhel."

  2. Leila Salloum Elias said:

    Denise, there was no 'Lebanon' in 1912. All the passengers who are noted to be Syrian were indeed from Ottoman occupied Syria. Today, 99% of the villages and towns of these Arabic-speaking passengers are in the Lebanon that was created with the Sykes-Picot agreement when Britain and France decided that Greater Syria was theirs (self-nepotistic colonialism!) and divided it up and thus Lebanon was created. This girl was Syrian and travelling with her sister. It is interesting to note that you give her origin as from Serhel. Are there family members in Serhel who can confirm this? From my... Read full post

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