Joan M. Adams (1912 - 1915)
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Joan M. Adams (1912 - 1915) was born on June 26, 1912 in Edmonton, Division No. 11 County, Alberta Canada. She was born into the Adams family.
Joan M. Adams's last known residence is at Edmonton, Division No. 11 County, Alberta Canada.
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History of Joan M. Adams Add details
- Given name
- Adams family history
- Last Known Residence
- Edmonton, Division No. 11 County, Alberta Canada
Edmonton, Division No. 11 County, Alberta Canada
- Cause of death
- Suffered from exposure of Atlantic
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Obituary Add details
Joan and her mother Gertrude Polllett boarded the Lusitania as 2nd class passengers. When Lusitania was torpedoed and was sinking, Gertrude jumped in the water holding Joan in her arms. Gertrude placed Joan on a piece of wreckage. Joan soon suffered from exposure from the cold Atlantic and slowly began fading. Gertrude stated "my baby is dying" kissed her goodbye and buried her in the ocean.
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