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Catherine Buckley
Birth: Jun. 3, 1889
Ovens
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Apr. 15, 1912
West Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Miss Catherine Buckley was born on June 3rd, 1889 in Springmount, Ovens, County Cork, Ireland. Her parents were Jeremiah Buckley & Julia Buckley. Catherine Buckley died on the R.M.S. Titanic on April 15th, 1912 at just 22 years old. Before her journey on the Titanic, Catherine had previously been a maid at 3 Adelaide Terrace in Cork, Ireland to two old ladies, Annie and Emma Evans, and appeared at this address in the 1911 census. Originally she had been booked to sail on the White Star Liner Cymric, but that service was withdrawn. Miss Catherine Buckley was journeying out to stay with her sister Margaret at 71 Mount View Street, Roxbury, M.A., USA. Her parents wanted her to stay in Ireland to care for them in their old age. The parents never forgave Margaret for urging their Kate to her sad fate on the Titanic. After the sinking, Miss Catherine Buckleys' body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett on April 28th, 1912. Her body was returned to Halifax and forwarded to Boston on May 3rd, 1912. Hers is the only Irish body returned to the care of the relatives. Body No. 299 Female. Estimated age 18. False teeth, top; hair, dark. Clothing: Long blue overcoat; blue serge jacket & skirt, blue corsets; white blouse;grey knickers; 10s in silver; 1 pound in gold; $5 note in purse; satchel; Third Class Ticket No. 329944. Name: Catherine Buckley* Miss Catherine Buckley had her wake at her Cousins' Nellie Buckleys' house on Baker Street in West Roxbury. The funeral service was at St. Theresa Church, Miss Buckley was buried at St. Josephs' Cemetery, West Roxbury, M.A., USA. (bio by: Mark Benjamin Linn) 
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
West Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Mark Benjamin Linn
Record added: Nov 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8123112
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102 years ago today. RIP.
- Haven's♥Gammy
 Added: Apr. 15, 2014

- Hans Linn
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
For you my precious Irish rose!
- Greta Winn
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
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