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Marija Orešković

Miss Marija Orešković was born on 24 August 1892.1 She was an unmarried farmhand from Konjsko Brdo, Croatia, Croatia.

She boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger together with her relatives (also farmers) Luka and Jelka Oreskovic.

To reach her destination of South Chicago, Illinois, she bought her ticket from the agent: Johann Isidor Büchel, Buchs for 170 Swiss francs (ticket number 315096, £8 13s 3d).

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

Marija's mother Manda Orešković recieved a grant of £50 from the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund.

Notes

  1. According 1912 quote from Church records, was born on 24 July 1892. 

Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Miss Marija Orešković
Age: 19 years 7 months and 22 days (Female)
Nationality: Croatian
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 315096, £8 13s 3d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Recovered

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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])
Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet, March 1913 (P234)
The great neice of Marija Oreskovic
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2021) Marija Orešković (ref: #1105, last updated: 18th January 2021, accessed 26th October 2021 02:56:45 AM)
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