Emily Alice Goldsmith

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Emily Alice Goldsmith (Brown)

Birthplace: Sittingbourne, Kent, England
Death: Died in Detroit, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Edward Brown and Harriet Richards, Cannon
Wife of Frank John Goldsmith and Harry Illman
Mother of Frank John William Goldsmith and Albert John "Bertie" Goldsmith
Sister of Emma Jane Brown; <private> Brown; <private> Brown; Richard Brown; Henry E Brown and 7 others

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Immediate Family

About Emily Alice Goldsmith


  • Name: Mrs Emily Alice Goldsmith (née Brown)
  • Born: Thursday 26th August 1880
  • Age: 31 years
  • Married to Frank John Goldsmith.
  • Last Residence: in Strood Kent England
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 363291 , £20 10s 6d
  • Destination: Detroit Michigan United States
  • Rescued (boat C)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Thursday 22nd September 1955

Mrs Frank John Goldsmith (Emily Alice Brown), 31, was born in the Autumn of 1880.

A resident of Stroud, Kent she was emigrating to America with her husband Frank and 9 year old son Frankie. Another son, Bertie, had died from diptheria towards the end of 1911.

Emily was the only one of nine children not to have already emigrated, now Emily too was crossing the Atlantic to a new life. The family were travelling to Detroit, Michigan.

Emily Goldsmith and her family boarded the Titanic at Southampton as third class passengers. During the voyage she got to know May Howard who was travelling to Canada. Emily and Frankie were rescued, probably in Collapsible C.

After their rescue Emily and Frankie made their way to Detroit where they settled. Emily found employment as a dressmaker. She acted as a volunteer for the American Red Cross during World War Two.

Emily eventually remarried to Harry Illman, she died September 22, 1955 on board a train in Ashland Ohio where many of her family lived.

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr Frank John Goldsmith
  • Master Frank John William Goldsmith
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Emily Alice Goldsmith's Timeline

August 26, 1880
Kent, England
14 Grovehurst Row, Milton, Kent
Age 10
Great Grovehurst, Milton, Kent
Age 20
5 Albion Terrace Milton Kent
December 19, 1902
Age 22
Kent, England
Age 24
Age 31
Survivor of the Titanic
Age 39
177 Harrison Avenue Detroit, Ward 8, Wayne, Michigan
Age 49
6190 Vermont Avenue Detroit Michigan