Jan Baptist Van Impe

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Jan Baptist Van Impe

Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Kerksken, België
Death: April 15, 1912 (36)
North Atlantic Ocean (Died in the sinking of the Titanic)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Rosalie Paula Van Impe
Father of Catharina Van Impe; Sidonie Van Impe; Hector Van Impe; Isidoor Van Impe and Clementine Van Impe

Managed by: Wouter De Boeck
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About Jan Baptist Van Impe

Name: Mr Jean Baptiste Van Impe

  • Born: Sunday 18th July 1875
  • Age: 36 years
  • Last Residence: in Kerksken Belgium
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 345773 , £24 3s
  • Destination: Detroit Michigan United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Jean Baptist Van Impe, 36, from Bergstraat, Kerksken Belgium boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his wife Rosalie and daughter Catharina. They travelled as third class passengers (ticket number 345773, £24, 3s)

Their actions aboard the Titanic are a mystery. All three were lost and no trace of them was ever found.

Notes Walter Lord (1976) lists him as "Jacob" others have documented his first name as "Jan".


  • Michael Findlay Passenger List in John P. Eaton & Charles A. Haas Titanic: Triumph & Tragedy, 2nd ed. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1 85260 493 X
  • Michael Findlay Revised Passenger List in Judith Geller (1998) Titanic: Women and Children First. Patrick Stephens Ltd
  • Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 14 004757 3


  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • Herman De Wulf and Michael A. Findlay (1998) The Belgians and the Titanic. Voyage. #27


  • Herman DeWulf, Belgium
  • Michael A. Findlay, USA
  • Georges Picavet, Belgium
  • Kassandra Picavet, Belgium
  • Homer Thiel, USA
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Jan Baptist Van Impe's Timeline

July 18, 1875
Kerksken, België
July 22, 1901
Age 26
August 1903
Age 28
Koekelberg, Bruxelles, Belgium
Age 32
Haaltert, East Flanders, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
Age 34
Haaltert, East Flanders, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
April 15, 1912
Age 36
North Atlantic Ocean
Haaltert, East Flanders, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium