Miss Jelka Oreskovic

Miss Jelka Oreskovic, 23, an unmarried farmwoman from Konjsko Brdo, Croatia, boarded the Titanic at Southampton together with her relatives (also farmers) Luka and Marija Oreskovic.

To reach her destination of South Chicago, Illinois, she bought her third class ticket from the agent: Johann Isidor Büchel, Buchs for 170 Swiss francs. (ticket number 315085, £8 13s 3d).

She died in the sinking. Her body, if recovered, was never identified.

 

Credits

Günter Bäbler, Switzerland
Hermann Söldner, Germany

References and Sources

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])

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Jelka Oreskovic Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1104, updated 23rd August 2017 08:29:02 AM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/jelka-oreskovic.html

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