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Emily Borie Clarke (Ryerson)

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Death: June 25, 1960 (66)
Cooperstown, Otsego, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Arthur Larned Ryerson and Emily Maria Ryerson
Wife of Stephen Beach Cooke
Ex-wife of George Hyde Clarke
Mother of Mary "Polly" Hyde Clarke; Emily Ryerson Clarke; Susan Parker Clarke; Jane Averell Hyde Clarke; George Hyde Clarke, Jr. and 3 others
Sister of Susan Parker "Suzette" Patterson; Arthur Larned Ryerson, Jr.; Ellen Ashfordbye Ryerson and John Borie Ryerson

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About Emily Borie Clarke


  • Name: Miss Emily Borie Ryerson
  • Born: Sunday 8th October 1893
  • Age: 18 years 6 months and 7 days.
  • Last Residence: in Cooperstown New York United States
  • 1st Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Cherbourg on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 17608 , £262 7s 6d
  • Cabin No.: B57/63/66
  • Rescued (boat 4)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Saturday 25th June 1960

Miss Emily Borie Ryerson, 18, from Haverford, PA, USA boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg with her father, Arthur Larned Ryerson, mother Mrs Emily Ryerson, brother John Borie Ryerson and sister Suzette Parker Ryerson. Their eventual destination was Cooperstown, NY.

Emily, her mother and siblings were rescued in Lifeboat 4.

Emily Borie Clarke Cooke (née Ryerson) died in 1960.

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Miss Grace Scott Bowen
  • Miss Victorine Chaudanson
  • Mr Arthur Larned Ryerson
  • Mrs Emily Maria Ryerson
  • Miss Susan Parker "Suzette" Ryerson
  • Master John Borie Ryerson



New York Times

Sunday 5 September 1915

Titanic Survivor Is Engaged to George Hyde Clark --- Special to The New York Times --- COOPERSTOWN, N. Y., Sept. 4---Mrs. Arthur Ryerson of Chicago and Philadelphia announced today the engagement of her daughter, Miss Emily Borie Ryerson, to George Hyde Clarke, a son of the late George Hyde Clarke and a brother of Mrs. Arthur Osgood Choate of New York. Miss Ryerson, together with her mother, her sister, Miss Susan . [sic] Ryerson, and her brother, John A. Ryerson, are all survivors of the Titanic disaster, in which Mr. Ryerson perished.

Mr. Clarke was graduated from Harvard. After takin gthe [sic] corse [sic] in farming at Cornell University, he will take the occupation of a gentleman farmer, settling at Hyde Hall, which he inherited from his father.

No date has been mentioned for the marriage, but it is expected to take place this Autumn.

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Emily Borie Clarke's Timeline

October 8, 1893
Illinois, USA
July 12, 1916
Age 22
New York, USA
August 7, 1917
Age 23
August 5, 1918
Age 24
New York, USA
October 23, 1919
Age 26
New York, USA
April 28, 1921
Age 27
New York, USA
March 11, 1924
Age 30
July 5, 1926
Age 32
Cooperstown, Otsego County, New York, United States
Age 39