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 Mary <I>McDougald</I> Fortune

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Mary McDougald Fortune

  • Birth 12 May 1851
  • Death 8 Mar 1929
  • Burial Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Plot Mausoleum, Row 30, Level C
  • Memorial ID 10686143

Survivor of the Titanic disaster. Born just outside of Toronto, she was the daughter of John MacDougald and his wife Mary. She grew up with her 14 brothers and sisters in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. Married to Mark Fortune and resident in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a first class passenger. Also with them were their three daughters Alice Elizabeth, Ethel Flora and Mabel, and their son, Charles Alexander Fortune. The family occupied cabins C-23-25-27. Mary and her daughters were rescued in lifeboat 10. Her husband and son both perished. She later recounted that there was a man dressed in women's clothing on her lifeboat.

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  • Created by: Patrick R
  • Added: 26 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10686143
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary McDougald Fortune (12 May 1851–8 Mar 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10686143, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Patrick R (contributor 46610695) .