Birth Frederick was born in June 1903 in London, London County, England United Kingdom.
Death Frederick died on May 29, 1914 at St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada at 10 years old. The cause of death is listed as: Drowning in lower decks.

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Frederick William Jay (1903 - 1914) was born in June 1903 in London, London County, England United Kingdom. He was born into the Jay family.

He was born to Frederick Jay and Emily Foley Jay, and had 4 siblings: Queenie Jay, Stella Dorothy Jay, Emily Annie "Emmie" Jay, Clifford James Jay. There are no known spouses or children on record for Frederick. He died on May 29, 1914 at St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada at 10 years old. His family lists the cause of death as: drowning in lower decks..

He was buried on May 29, 1914 in ST. Lawrence river, Montreal, Quebec Canada.

Frederick William Jay's last known residence is at Westmount, Quebe County, Canada.

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Given name
Frederick
Surnames
Jay family history
Ethnicity
British
Nationality
Canadian
Last Known Residence
Westmount, Quebe County, Canada
Born

London, London County, England United Kingdom
Death
at St Lawrence River,
Quebec Canada
Burial / Funeral
at ST. Lawrence river,
Montreal, Quebec Canada
Cause of death
Drowning in lower decks.
Gender
Male

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Frederick Jay traveled on the Empress of Ireland with his mother and siblings as 3rd class. The family was traveling to England to visit a relative. Empress of Ireland collided with a Norwegian liner at Saint Lawrence river at 2:00 AM and sank in only 14 minutes in the middle of a fog. Most 3rd class passengers were trapped below the flooded decks during the collision. Frederick perished in the sinking with his mother and 4 siblings. None of their bodies were found.

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