Winifred Annie Frankum (1914 - 1915)

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Born July 11, 1914 in Detroit, United States County, MI , USA
Died May 7, 1915 at Mid-Atlantic Ocean at 0 years old. The cause of death is listed as: Exposure of Atlantic+drowning
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Family

Father: Joseph Frankum
Mother: Annie Mariah Frankum
Siblings: Francis Frankum and Frederick Frankum

Birth


Detroit, United States County, MI USA

Baptized


Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Death

at Mid-Atlantic Ocean,

Cause of death

Exposure of Atlantic+drowning

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Last Known Residence

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Given name

Winifred

Surnames

Frankum family history

Ethnicity

British

Nationality

American

Gender

Female

Last updated

May 23, 2014 4:19 pm

Family History

Winifred Annie Frankum (1914 - 1915) was born on July 11, 1914 in Detroit, United States County, MI USA. She was born into the Frankum family.

She was born to Joseph Frankum and Annie Mariah Frankum, and had 2 known siblings: Francis Frankum, Frederick Frankum. Winifred was baptized in September 1914 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. She died on May 7, 1915 at Mid-Atlantic Ocean, at 0 years old. Her family lists the cause of death as: exposure of Atlantic+drowning.

She was buried on May 7, 1915.

Winifred Annie Frankum's last known residence is at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.

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The Frankum family were traveling on the Lusitania as 3rd class passengers. They were having tea and preparing their luggage when the torpedo struck. Joseph Frankum managed to put his wife, his two sons and baby Winifred in a lifeboat. But the family got off the lifeboat and stood on deck to prepare what was happening. The Ship tilted and the stern rose, and Joseph and his family were washed in the ocean and separated. Joseph survived in a collapsible lifeboat. His oldest son Francis survived. His wife Annie, and his son 4 year old Frederick and baby Winifred were lost. Winifred was 10 months old when she died in the Lusitania sinking. Her body was never recovered.

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