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.
References and Sources
Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic
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Contract Ticket List
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Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet
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The great neice of Marija Oreskovic
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