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Queenie Jay (1901 - 1914)

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Birth Queenie was born in 1901 in London, United Kingdom County, England United Kingdom.
Death Queenie died on May 29, 1914 at St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada at 13 years old. The cause of death is listed as: Drowning in lower decks

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Queenie Jay (1901 - 1914) was born in 1901 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: Frederick William Jay, Stella Dorothy Jay, Emily Annie "Emmie" Jay, Clifford James Jay. Queenie died on May 29, 1914 at St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada at 13 years of age. Her cause of death is listed as: drowning in lower decks. She was buried on May 29, 1914 in St Lawrence River, Quebec Canada.

Queenie Jay's last known residence is at Westmount, Quebec County, Canada.

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Given name
Queenie
Surnames
Jay family history
Ethnicity
English
Nationality
British
Last Known Residence
Westmount, Quebec County, Canada
Born

London, United Kingdom County, England United Kingdom
Death
at St Lawrence River,
Quebec Canada
Burial / Funeral
at St Lawrence River,
Quebec Canada
Cause of death
Drowning in lower decks
Gender
Female
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Queenie Jay traveled on the Empress of Ireland with her mother and 4 younger siblings as 3rd class. The family traveled to visit England. Empress of Ireland collided with a Norwegian liner at Saint Lawrence river in the middle of a fog and sank in only 14 minutes. Most 3rd class passengers were trapped below the flooded decks during the collision. Queenie perished in the disaster with her mother and 4 younger siblings. None of their bodies were found.

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