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DISCOVER THE 133 CHILDREN STORIES OF TITANIC
The First and Only World Tribute to Titanic’s Littlest Heroes

Titanic’s Poor Little Rich Girl
The Lucile Polk Carter Story
By First Class Maid Jaynee

Lucile Polk Carter, 13, was born into one of the wealthiest and most important families in Philadelphia. Her father and mother, William and Lucile, denied her and her younger brother, William II, nothing. In exchange, they were expected to play their part in furthering their parents’ social ambitions by always projecting an image of childhood perfection.

The family had been visiting relatives in England when they boarded Titanic with a maid, manservant, chauffer, two dogs and an exotic new Renault automobile.

The great ship was very much to the Carter’s liking. It was lavish, luxurious and exclusive to their kind of first class people. After settling in, the social networking began.

On the night of the collision, Lucile’s parents had been guests at the Wideners’ dinner party honoring Titanic’s Captain Smith. Later, after midnight, the family found themselves queuing-up with prominent First Class passengers waiting to take their places in a lifeboat. In the confusion that followed, Lucile’s father became separated from the group. It wasn’t known if he survived the sinking, until all were reunited on the rescue ship, Carpathia. Sadly, the two pet dogs didn’t make it, leaving young Lucile and her brother heartbroken.

Two years after the Titanic sinking, Lucile’s mother filed for divorce. She remarried soon after to George Brooke. Later, daughter Lucile married Samuel J. Reeves. They had a daughter, a son, and 6 grandchildren. Lucile was 63 years old when she died on October 19, 1962 while residing in her daughter’s home in Charleston, South Carolina.

You won’t believe the real reason the Carter’s “perfect” marriage failed. Poor little Lucile couldn’t either. You’ll discover the truth at the interactive Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson..

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1st Class Maid
Emilie Kreuchen
Born 1882
2
1st Class Passenger
Alexander Oskar Holverson
Born 1869
3
1st Class Passenger
Marion Stauffer Kenyon
Died 1958
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2nd Class Passenger
Percy Thomas Oxenham
Born 1889
5
1st Class Passenger
Helen Churchill Candee
Born 1859
6
2nd Class Passenger
Julian Padro y Manent
Died 1968
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1st Class Maid
Nellie Mayo Bessette
Born 1872
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Engineer’s Clerk
William Luke Duffy
Born 1875
9
Stewardess
Annie Robinson
Died 1914
10
1st Class Passenger
Bertha Griggs Chambers
Born 1879
11
1st Class Passenger
Samuel Levi Goldenberg
Died 1936
12
1st Class Passenger
Mary Hitchcock Wick
Born 1866
13
1st Class Passenger
Charles Alexander Fortune
Born 1892
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Asst. Glass Man A La Carte
Ercole Testoni
Born 1888
15
2nd Class Passenger
Emilio Llario Giuseppe
Portaluppi
Born 1881
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1st Class Passenger
George B. Goldschmidt
Born 1840
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1st Class Passenger
Spencer Victor Silverthorne
Born 1876
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1st Class Passenger
Elsie Edith Bowerman
Died 1973
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1st Class Passenger
Milton Clyde Long
Born 1882
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1st Class Passenger
Harry Anderson
Born 1864
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Trimmer
William George White
Born 1888
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1st Class Passenger
George Achilles Harder
Born 1886
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3rd Class Passenger
Neville Leslie Coutts
Born 1908
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2nd Class Passenger
Edward Beane
Died 1948
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2nd Class Passenger
Jacob Christian Milling
Born 1863
26
1st Class Passenger
Margaret Tobin “Molly” Brown
Died 1932
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Saloon Steward
Frederick Hartnell
Born 1890
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Chief Purser
Hugh Walter McElroy
Born 1874
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2nd Class Passenger
Florence Long Ware
Born 1880
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2nd Class Passenger
Elsie Doling
Born 1893
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Saloon Steward Bernard
John Boughton
Born 1887
   

 
 
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