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Ignjac Hendeković

Mr Ignjac Hendeković was born in Vagovina, Čazme, Croatia around 1882.

He worked as a labourer and was married to Jalša, née Koscević, and had two daughters: Mara (b. 1905) and Kata (b. 1910).

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third-class passenger, having purchased his ticket from the agent: Viktor Klaus-Wildi, Buchs for 299 Swiss francs. (ticket number 349243 which cost £7, 17s, 11d). He was destined for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was travelling with Mathilda Peteranec Kramarić. The nature of their relationship is unknown.

Hendeković died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#306) and buried at Mount Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery on 10 May 1912.


CLOTHING - Blue coat; blue striped pants; no vest; white shirt with embroidered front; leather sandals; brown belt.

EFFECTS - One knife; purse with $ 12 in notes; small purse with 72 cents; two third class tickets; one, No. 349245 for Matilda Petram; the other No. 349243 for Toznai Hendokovic.



Hendekovic grave
© Bob Knuckle, Canada

His widow Hendeković and two children (with father-in law Jozef Koscević in Vagovina) received £120 from the relief fund.


Sometimes listed as Ignaz and Toznai

References and Sources

Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#306)
Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos, Zürich
Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries, White Star Line 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Ignjac Hendeković
Age: 30 years (Male)
Nationality: Croatian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital Status: Married to Jalša Koscević
Occupation: General Labourer
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 349243, £7 17s 11d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 306)
Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Friday 10th May 1912

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