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Helena Wilhelmina Rosblom (Raula)

Birthplace: Samuel Hunsala, Ylikeeri, Lappi, Turku, Finland
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gustaf Lovisasson Raula and Ulrika Wilhelmina Gabrielsdr Raula
Wife of Viktor Isaksson Ross
Mother of Viktor Rikhard Rosblom; Eino Vilhelm Ross; Martta Vilhelmina Rosblom and Salli Helena Rosblom

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About Helena Wilhelmina Rosblom


  • Name: Mrs Helena Wilhelmina Rosblom
  • Born: Friday 22nd April 1870
  • Age: 41 years
  • Married to Viktor Rosblom.
  • Last Residence: in Kolla Finland
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 370129 , £20 4s 3d
  • Destination: Astoria Oregon United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Helena Wilhelmina Raula (Mrs Viktor Rosblom), lived in Simula farm, Kolla village, Rauma rural parish, on the West coast of Finland. http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/sivut/jasenille/paikat.php?bid=13379&pnum=50

Source: http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-passenger-list/

She left her home on 23 March on a journey to Astoria, Oregon to join her husband. Travelling with her were her husband's eldest son Viktor and her daughter Salli. Another child Eino had resolutely refused to "go with them to drown" and had to be left in Rauma.

Originally scheduled to travel aboard Olympic, upon arrival in Southampton her daughter Salli became ill and their departure was postponed. They eventually boarded Titanic on 10 April 1912 as third class passengers (ticket number 370129 which cost £20, 4s, 3d). (Actually they are listed in the Olympic passenger lists of Ellis Island).

Information that did not reach the husband until a fortnight later. When they did not reach Astoria he started to make investigations and eventually found out they had died. On 8 June the son in Rauma was informed by telegram.

£100 in compensation was later paid to the husband. The bodies of Helena and her children were never found.

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Helena Wilhelmina Rosblom's Timeline

April 22, 1870
Lappi, Turku, Finland
April 23, 1870
Lappi, Turku, Finland
February 8, 1894
Age 23
Rauma msrk, Finland
February 2, 1900
Age 29
Rauma msrk, Finland
March 7, 1903
Age 32
Rauma msrk, Finland
February 25, 1910
Age 39
Rauma msrk, Finland
April 15, 1912
Age 41