Eleanor Johnson was only 1 when she was rescued from the Titanic   Leave a comment

Name: Eleanor Ileen Johnson
Born: Friday, September 23, 1910
Age: 1 year old
Last Residence: in St. Charles
3rd Class passenger
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday, April 10, 1912
Ticket No. 347742, £11 2s 8d ($17.48)
Destination: St. Charles
Rescued in lifeboat #15
Disembarked Carpathia on Thursday, April 18, 1912
Died: Saturday, March 7, 1998

 

Eleanor Ileen Johnson, 1 year old, was the daughter of Oskar Walter Johnson and Alice Wilhelmina Backberg. She boarded the Titanic with her mother and brother Harold Theodor.

They were all rescued, most likely rescued in lifeboat 15.

In later years Eleanor was married to Delbert Shuman and they had one son, Earl.

Eleanor Shuman (née Johnson) died March 7, 1998, at her home.

Travelling Companions:
Mrs Elisabeth Vilhelmina Johnson, age 26
Master Harold Theodor Johnson, age 4

 

Eleanor Ileen Johnson with her father and another man

These souvenier Titanic photos were recently up for auction at Christie's in New York City. Featured in the three photographs are Eleanor Johnson, her father and another man.

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