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William Augustus Spencer

Birthplace: New York
Death: Died in N. Atlantic, Lost on Titanic, 1st Class #17569
Cause of death: Hypothermia or Drowning
Place of Burial: Mem Stone, Greenwood Cem., Brooklyn, NY
Immediate Family:

Son of Lorillard Spencer and Sarah Jane Spencer
Husband of Marie Eugenie Spencer
Brother of <private> Spencer; George Griswold Spencer; Charles G. Spencer; Lady Eleanora Di Covaro; <private> Spencer and 2 others

Managed by: Vance Barrett Mathis
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About William Augustus Spencer

He is shown on this Titanic passenger list. According to an unverified source, William Augustus Spencer was 4xg grandson of immigrant William and Agnes (Harris) Spencer.




  • Name: Mr William Augustus Spencer
  • Born: Sunday 7th January 1855
  • Age: 57 years
  • Last Residence: in New York City New York United States
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17569 , £146 10s 5d
  • Cabin No.: B78
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr William Augustus Spencer, 57, was born in New York on 7 January 1855.

A resident of Paris, Mr Spencer boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (ticket number PC 17569, £146 10s 5d), together with his wife Marie Spencer.

Mr Spencer perished in the disaster. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

There is a memorial stone for him at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

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William Augustus Spencer's Timeline

January 7, 1855
New York
April 15, 1912
Age 57
N. Atlantic, Lost on Titanic, 1st Class #17569
Mem Stone, Greenwood Cem., Brooklyn, NY