Margaret Edith Moore (Graham) (1893 - 1976) MP

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Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia., USA
Death: Died in USA
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Margaret Edith Moore (Graham)

  • Name: Miss Margaret Edith Graham
  • Born: Thursday 16th February 1893
  • Age: 19 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: in Greenwich England
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17582 , £153 9s 3d
  • Cabin No.: C125
  • Rescued (boat 3)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Monday 26th April 1976

Miss Margaret Edith Graham, 19, was born on Ferbuary 16, 1893, in Wheeling, West Virginia. She was the daugther of Mr William Thompson Graham and his wife Edith Junkins. In 1912 they lived in Greenwich, CT.

Margaret, her mother and governess Elizabeth Weed Shutes boarded the Titanic at Southampton. Margaret and Elizabeth occupied cabin C-125, her mother was in C-91.

When the Titanic hit the iceberg, Margaret was nibbling at a Chicken sandwich. Shutes asked a passing crewman if anything was wrong, the answer was 'No'. Then she looked at Margaret, who was so uneasy that the chicken kept falling from the bread.

Margaret, her mother ans Miss Shutes were helped to lifeboat 3 by Howard B. Case and Washington Augustus Roebling II. As the boat landed they watched Case calmly leaning against the rail, lighting a cigarette and waving goodbye.

Margaret married Mr Eugene M. Moore, the senior executive of a famous law firm, located in Stratford, Connecticut. Mrs Moore was active with the American Red Cross during World War II, and was active in local civic life thoughout her life.

Margaret died on April 25, 1976, leaving three children Margaret, Eugene jr, and William G. Moore. She was buried in Putnam Cemetery, in her hometown of Greenwich.

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mrs Edith Graham
  • Miss Elizabeth Weed Shutes