Servando Jose Florentino Ovies y Rodriguez (1876 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Avilés, Asturias, Asturias, Spain
Death: Died
Cause of death: Titanic victim
Occupation: Merchant
Managed by: Carina Teixeira Thibiéroz
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About Servando Jose Florentino Ovies y Rodriguez

Mr Servando Jose Florentino Ovies y Rodriguez, 36, was born on 21 February 1876 in Aviles, Northern Spain, the son of Ramon Ovies and Maria del Carmen Rodriguez.


He worked for the family firm of Rodriguez & Co. who were in the import business and based in Havana. In 1912 he was living in Havana with his wife Eva Lopez del Vallardo and son, Ramon Servando. Eva filed a claim for $75,000 for the loss of his life and $2800 for the loss of property.

He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (ticket number PC 17562, £27 14s 5d). He occuppied cabin D-43.


Ovies died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#189). The body was eventually identified by J. A. Rodriguez of Rodriguez & Co., Havana. It was initially buried at Fairview Cemetery in Halifax on 3 May but was exhumed and reburied in the Catholic Mount Olivet Cemetery on 15 May 1912.

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/servando-jose-florentino-ovies-y-rodriguez.html

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1876
February 21, 1876
Avilés, Asturias, Asturias, Spain
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 36
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