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Rosalie Paula Van Impe

Mrs Jan Baptist Van Impe (Rosalie Govaert), 30, from Bergstraat, Kerksken Belgium boarded the Titanic at Southampton with her husband Jean and daughter Catharina. They travelled as third class passengers, all three died in the sinking.



Michael Findlay (1994) lists her surname as Govaert, the (1998) revised list givres it as Govaerts. Govaert is the more common Belgian spelling.

References and Sources

Michael Findlay Passenger List in John P. Eaton & Charles A. Haas Titanic: Triumph & Tragedy, 2nd ed. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1 85260 493 X
Michael Findlay Revised Passenger List in Judith Geller Titanic: Women and Children First. Haynes. ISBN 1 85260 594 4

Newspaper Articles

New York Times (8 August 1913) Belgians Plan Titanic Suits
New York Times (13 September 1913) More Titanic Claims Filed
Belgian Consul Asks $46,250 for Lost Natives of His Country
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Herman DeWulf, Belgium
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Georges Picavet, Belgium
Kassandra Picavet, Belgium
Homer Thiel, USA

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  1. Tammy Saphiloff

    To begin with, I'm a huge fan of Dr. Jack & Rexella Van Impe's weekly program Jack Van Impe Ministries that can be seen on the TBN channel. Also because he's such an authority on the Bible, and Biblical Prophecies and all. Thanks to them, I now understand the Bible a lot more. While serfing the internet on another site, I accidently come across the names of their Van Impe Family: Jean Baptiste, a Farmer; his wife, Rosalie Paula; & their daughter, Catharina, whom also lost their lives aboard Titanic. So I decided to look them up here on this site, so that I could learn more about them.... Read full post

  2. Laura Melinda Varjo

    Laura Melinda Varjo

    Hey Tammy, well, if you haven't yet, you should share the info with them, but they might not care a bit. Who knows. Laura

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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mrs Rosalie Paula Van Impe (née Govaert)
Age: 30 years 7 months and 21 days (Female)
Nationality: Belgian
Marital Status: Married to Jean Baptiste
Last Residence: in Kerksken, Belgium
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 345773, £24 3s
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Recovered

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