Lazar “Lalyo” Yonkov

Bulgarian Titanic Victim

Mr Lazar “Lalyo” Yonkov (Lalio Jonkoff), 23, 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: Peju Colcheff, Marin Markoff, Lazar Minkoff, Stoytcho Mionoff, Penko Naidenoff, Nedialco Petroff and Ilia Stoytcheff. Mr Jonkoff held ticket number 349204, price £7 17s 11d.

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

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)
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2015) Lazar “Lalyo” Yonkov (ref: #914, last updated: 7th September 2015, accessed 30th July 2021 01:47:44 AM)
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