About John Kiernan
COUSIN of Thomas Joseph McCORMACK
- Name: Mr John Kiernan
- Age: 25 years
- Last Residence: in Jersey City New Jersey United States
- Occupation: General Labourer
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Queenstown on Thursday 11th April 1912
- Ticket No. 367227 , £7 15s
- Destination: Jersey City New Jersey United States
- Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Mr John Kiernan, 25, of Jersey City, New Jersey, was visiting relatives in Aghnacliffe, Co Longford, Ireland. On his return voyage to New Jersey he was bringing his younger brother Philip. He and his brother boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as third class passengers. John held ticket number 367227 which cost £7, 15s. They were accompanied by their cousin Tom McCormack.
It is believed that he was a neighbour of the Murphy sisters, for whom he purchased tickets to sail on Titanic.
John Kiernan lost his life in the disaster. His body was not recovered.
Documents Jersey Journal, 19 April 1912, Jersey City Man And Brother Perish
References Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55) Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society
Contributors Cameron Bell, Northern Ireland Robert L. Bracken, USA Michael A. Findlay, USA Noel Ray, Ireland
Travelling Companions Mr Philip Kiernan Brother Mr Thomas Joseph McCormack Cousin Related Articles and Documents
Jersey Journal (1912) JERSEY CITY MAN AND BROTHER PERISH Jersey Journal (1912) HUDSON COUNTY SURVIVORS TELL OF SEA TRAGEDY New York Times (1912) BEATEN FROM LIFEBOAT