Miss Marija Orešković

Miss Marija Orešković was born on 24 August 1892. 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 recieved a grant of £50 from the Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund.


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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
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2016) Marija Orešković (ref: #1105, last updated: 1st February 2016, accessed 2nd June 2020 21:29:32 PM)
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