Emily Annie "Emmie" Jay (1907 - 1914)
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Emily Annie "Emmie" Jay (1907 - 1914) was born in September 1907 in London, United Kingdom County, England United Kingdom. She was born into the Jay family.
She was born to Frederick Jay and Emily Foley Jay, and had 4 siblings: Queenie Jay, Frederick William Jay, Stella Dorothy Jay, Clifford James Jay. Emily Annie died on May 29, 1914 at St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada at age 6. Her cause of death is listed as: drowning in lower decks.
Emily Annie "Emmie" Jay's last known residence is at Westmount, Quebec County, Canada.
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History of Emily Annie "Emmie" Jay Add details
- Given name
- Emily Annie
- Jay family history
- Last Known Residence
- Westmount, Quebec County, Canada
London, United Kingdom County, England United Kingdom
at St Lawrence River,
- Cause of death
- Drowning in lower decks
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Emmie Jay traveled with her mother and siblings on the Empress of Ireland as 3rd class. The family was traveling to England to visit a relative. Empress of Ireland collided with a Norwegian liner at 2:00 AM in the middle of a fog. The collision caused the ship to sink in only 14 minutes. 3rd class passengers who felt the collision were trapped below the flooded decks. Emily perished with her mother and siblings. None of their bodies were found.
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