Mr Jean Baptiste Van Impe

Mr Jean Baptist Van Impe, 36, from Bergstraat, Kerksken Belgium boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his wife Rosalie and daughter Catharina. They travelled as third class passengers (ticket number 345773, £24, 3s)

Their actions aboard the Titanic are a mystery. All three were lost and no trace of them was ever found.

Notes

Walter Lord (1976) lists him as "Jacob" others have documented his first name as "Jan".
 

Articles and Stories

New York Times (1913) 
 

Comment and discuss

  1. Tammy Saphiloff said:

    To begin with, I'm a huge fan of Dr. Jack & Rexella Van Impe's weekly program Jack Van Impe Ministries that can be seen on the TBN channel. Also because he's such an authority on the Bible, and Biblical Prophecies and all. Thanks to them, I now understand the Bible a lot more. While serfing the internet on another site, I accidently come across the names of their Van Impe Family: Jean Baptiste, a Farmer; his wife, Rosalie Paula; & their daughter, Catharina, whom also lost their lives aboard Titanic. So I decided to look them up here on this site, so that I could learn more about them.... Read full post

  2. Laura Melinda Varjo said:

    Hey Tammy, well, if you haven't yet, you should share the info with them, but they might not care a bit. Who knows. Laura

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Credits

Herman DeWulf, Belgium
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Georges Picavet, Belgium
Kassandra Picavet, Belgium
Homer Thiel, USA

References and Sources

Michael Findlay Passenger List in John P. Eaton & Charles A. Haas Titanic: Triumph & Tragedy, 2nd ed. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1 85260 493 X
Michael Findlay Revised Passenger List in Judith Geller (1998) Titanic: Women and Children First. Patrick Stephens Ltd
Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 14 004757 3
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Herman De Wulf and Michael A. Findlay (1998) The Belgians and the Titanic. Voyage. #27
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

Link and cite this biography

Encyclopedia Titanica (2016) Jean Baptiste Van Impe (ref: #1279, last updated: 4th February 2016, accessed 4th August 2020 09:59:36 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/jean-baptiste-van-impe.html