Mr Rahamin Haim Moutal

Mr Rahamin Haim Moutal was born in Smyrna, Turkey in c.1884.

On 24th July 1907 in Belgium, he married Angele Wulff (born Brussels, Belgium c. 1886).1

Rahamin Moutal Wedding

Wedding Photograph

They would have one daughter Nina Violetta Mary (1908-1979).2

Nina Violetta Mary Moutal

Nina Violetta Mary Moutal

In the 1911 Census he is listed with his wife and daughter at 27 Beauclere Road, Hammersmith, his occupation was Ladies Fancy Goods [dealer]

When he joined the Titanic at Southampton as a 3rd Class Passenger (ticket 374746, £8 1s) he was described as a 'Traveller'.  The purpose of his journey is not known.

Rahamin Haim Moutal died in the sinking of the Titanic. His body was never recovered.

In a claim made against the White Star Line Angele Moutal sought $25,000 in compensation for her loss.  She also received £262 in effects when his estate was administered on 20 June 1912.

The Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund made a weekly award to Mrs Moutal of £1. Her daughter, Nina, 2s. 6d. Emma Wulff3 was awarded 7s. 6d.

According to family sources Ninette Moutal applied to the ‘National Disasters Fund’ (incorporating the Lusitania, Empress of Ireland and Titanic relief funds) for emigration to Canada In 1927.4

In 1929 Angele Moutal remarried to Mr Henry J. Beal.5


  1. Alternatively listed as Angile or Angele.
  2. She is sometimes listed as Ninetta and Ninette. Her birth was registered in Jun 1908 as Nina Violetta (GRO:Fulham:1a,253).
  3. Stringer gives Rahamin's mother's name as Emma Woolf.  Others give Angele's maiden name as Wulff.  If may be that the Emma Woolf compensated by the Relief Funds was her mother.
  4. Despite this she seems to have remained in the UK.  She is listed as a mourner at a funeral in January 1928 (Dover Express and East Kent News 6 Jan 1928). She married George W. Lewis in 1937 and died in Brighton, Sussex in 1979.
  5. Henry John Beal 1972-1959 (died 11 years to the day after Angele). His daughter from an earlier marriage, Kathleen Emily Beal (18 July 1896-1994), married Edwin Payne in 1927 and John E. Addley in 1949.  The Addley family inherited a secretary chest which was found to contain papers relating to the Titanic and the compensation payments made to Angele Moutal.
  6. GRO: Dec1929:Camberwell:1d,1669


Rahamin Moutal Family Photograph

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References and Sources

General Register Office Index of Births Marriages and Deaths
England and Wales Census
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Craig Stringer Titanic People CDROM
Titanic Relief Fund
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2013) Rahamin Haim Moutal (ref: #1049, last updated: 17th January 2013, accessed 5th June 2020 03:35:12 AM)