Mr Ilia Stoytcheff

Mr Ilia Stoytcheff, 19, a potter from Gumostnik (Gumoshtnik), Lovec (Lovech), Bulgaria, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger. He was accompanied by fellow inhabitants of his home village: Lailio Jonkoff, Peju Colcheff, Marin Markoff, Lazar Minkoff, Stoytcho Mionoff, Penko Naidenoff, and Nedialco Petroff. To reach his destination Chicago, Illinois, Mr Stoytcheff bought ticket number 349205 for £7 17s 11d.

Stoytcheff died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified. At the cemetery of Gumoshtnik a stone was erected to commemorate the men.

 

Credits

Hermann Söldner, Germany

References and Sources

Harro Hess, Manfred Hessel (1999), Titanic, Das Handbuch, Herbig München
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Ilia Stoytcheff Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1239, updated 26th August 2017 14:52:01 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/ilia-stoytcheff.html

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