About Augusta Charlotta Lindblom
Miss Augusta Charlotta Lindblom
- Born: Sunday 20th January 1867
- Age: 45 years
- Marital Status: Single.
- Last Residence: in Stockholm Uppland Sweden
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 347073 , £7 15s
- Destination: Stratford United States
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Miss Augusta Charlotta Lindblom, 45, was born 20 January 1867. She lived in Katrinenäs, Södermanland, Sweden although acordibg to the White Star list her address was: "Anna Gustafson, Kannua Karigatan 22, Stockholm". In the same list she is known as "Mrs August Lindblom".
Augusta Lindblom had been persuaded by letter to come join her sister in Connecticut. The sister was married to John Andersson, Nicholls Ave. Stratford. She had many other relatives in USA. She got her emigration certificate 30 March and boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger.
According to Agnes Sandström, who got to know her on the Titanic and who survived Augusta was afraid of vaccination and "afraid of everything". According to Sandström, after the collision Lindblom had locked herself into her cabin and went to bed. She died in the sinking, her body, if recovered, was never identified.
References Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Acknowledgements Leif Snellman, Finland