Frederick William Jay (1903 - 1914)
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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. Frederick died on May 29, 1914 at St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada at 10 years of age. His cause of death is listed 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
- Jay family history
- Last Known Residence
- Westmount, Quebe County, Canada
London, London County, England United Kingdom
at St Lawrence River,
- Burial / Funeral
at ST. Lawrence river,
Montreal, Quebec Canada
- Cause of death
- Drowning in lower decks.
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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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