Jeka Orešković (1881 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Široka Kula, Croatia
Death: Died
Cause of death: TITANIC at sea (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
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About Jeka Orešković

Titanica

  • Name: Miss Jelka Oreskovic
  • Age: 23 years
  • Last Residence: in Konjsko Brdo Croatia (Modern)
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 315085 , £8 13s 3d
  • Destination: Chicago Illinois United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Miss Jelka Oreskovic, 23, an unmarried farmwoman from Konjsko Brdo, Croatia, boarded the Titanic at Southampton together with her relatives (also farmers) Luka and Marija Oreskovic.

To reach her destination of South Chicago, Illinois, she bought her third class ticket from the agent: Johann Isidor Büchel, Buchs for 170 Swiss francs. (ticket number 315085, £8 13s 3d).

She died in the sinking. Her body, if recovered, was never identified.

Jeka Oreškovic je roðena 21. rujna 1881. Živjela je u Širokoj Kuli, kucni broj 9, opcina Licki Osik, kotar Gospic. Imala je 31 godinu, nije bila udana, a radila je kao pomocna radnica. Otac Mate. O majci Mandl ne postoje podaci (vjerojatno je umrla, ali to je samo osobna pretpostavka autora). Kao sedmogodišnju djevojèicu posvojio ju je Pajo Nikšic iz Široke Kule uz pristanak njenog oca. Nikšic je o njoj brinuo do njenog odlaska u Ameriku. Odredište joj je trebao biti South Chicago. Putovala je preko švicarske putne agencije Johann Isidor Büchel iz Buchsa u kantonu St. Gallen. Putnu kartu za treæi razred (serijski broj 315.085) platila je 170 švicarskih franaka ili oko 174 austrougarske krune. U današnjoj protuvrijednosti - oko 3900 kuna. 32

References

  • Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos, Zürich

Sources

  • Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries, White Star Line 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260)
  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • Titanic - Hrvati u katastrofi stoljeća, Slobodan Novković

Acknowledgements

  • Günter Bäbler, Switzerland
  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Jeka Orešković's Timeline

1881
, 1881
Croatia
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 30