Mr Nathan Goldsmith was born in Kreidburg, Courland (Lithuania), Russia c. 1871
He married Soreh Mett at Panevezys, Kovno, Lithuania, about 1897, they had two children.
Goldsmith had previously lived at Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania but had left his family to work in South Africa. He was now returning to set up business in America, where his wife (and her mother Dineh Mett) and two children now lived at 2027 South 7th Street., Philadelphia. Mr. Goldsmith had sent money to her every Monday from South Africa while he was working there.
He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket number SOTON/O.Q. 3101263, £7, 17s).
Goldsmith lost his life in the disaster. It was reported that his wife travelled to Halifax in the hope of discovering his body, but it was not among those that were recovered.
She and her family received financial aid from the Red Cross.