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 Ethel <I>Clarke</I> Beane

Ethel Clarke Beane

Norwich, City of Norwich, Norfolk, England
Death 17 Sep 1983 (aged 90)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial Pittsford, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Northwest edge of section M, lot 367-368, near the tree, facing Marsh Road
Memorial ID 7987 · View Source
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Titanic Survivor - born in Norwich, England, the daughter of George Clarke; married Edward Beane in March of 1912; boarded the Titanic at Southampton as second class passengers; when Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, she said she had seen members of the Titanic's crew holding men back at gunpoint from the lifeboat stations after the order was given for only women and children to board the boats, and actually saw one man shot; did not realize that her husband had been saved when he jumped from the Titanic as it sank and was later pulled into a lifeboat; rescued by the Carpathia in Lifeboat 13; mother of Edward Jr. and George; she never spoke publicly of her experience.

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  • Added: 4 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7987
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ethel Clarke Beane (15 Nov 1892–17 Sep 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7987, citing White Haven Memorial Park, Pittsford, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .