Miss Marija Oreskovic

Miss Marija Oreskovic, 20, an unmarried farmhand from Konjsko Brdo, Croatia, Croatia, 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 Oreskovic 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.

 

Credits

Günter Bäbler, Germany
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Brian Ticehurst, England

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

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Marija Oreskovic Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1105, updated 24th August 2017 14:44:01 PM)
URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/marija-oreskovic.html

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