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Titanic Survivors on Lifeboat 8

Lifeboat 8, the 5th one launched at 1:10 am, located on the boat deck, port side, with 27 occupants comprised of 24 First Class and 3 Crew Members (24 Women and 3 Men). Capacity for the lifeboat was 65 (42% of Capacity).

First Class Passengers

  1. Miss Sarah Daniels (Mrs. Allison's Maid) (33)  Montreal, Quebec, Canada [LB-8]
  2. Miss Elizabeth Bonnell, (61)  Youngstown, Ohio, US [LB-8]
  3. Miss Caroline Bonnell, (30)  Youngstown, Ohio, US [LB-8]
  4. Mrs. Emma Eliza Bucknell (née Ward) (59)  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US [LB-8]
  5. Miss Albina Bazzani (maid) (36)  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US [LB-8]
  6. Miss Gladys Cherry, (30)  London, England, UK [LB-8]
  7. Mrs. Mary Aline Holverson (née Towner) (35)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  8. Mrs. Marion Kenyon (née Stauffer) (31)  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US [LB-8]
  9. Dr. Alice (née Farnham) Leader, (49)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  10. Lucy Noël Martha, Countess of Rothes (née Dyer-Edwardes) Leslie, (34)  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada [LB-8]
  11. Miss Roberta Elizabeth Mary "Cissy" Maioni (maid) (20)  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada [LB-8]
  12. Mrs. Edith Pears (née Wearne) (22)  Isleworth, London, England, UK [LB-8]
  13. Mrs. Maria Josefa Peñasco y Castellana (née Perez de Soto y Vallejo) (22)  Madrid, Spain [LB-8]
  14. Doña Fermina Oliva y Ocana (maid) (39)  Madrid, Spain [LB-8]
  15. Miss Ellen Bird (maid) (31)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  16. Mrs. Margaret Welles Swift (née Barron) (46)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  17. Mrs. Tillie Taussig (née Mandelbaum) (39)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  18. Miss Ruth Taussig, (18)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  19. Mrs. Ella White (née Holmes) (55)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  20. Miss Amelia Mayo "Nellie" Bessette (maid) (39)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]
  21. Mrs. Mary Wick (née Hitchcock) (45)  Youngstown, Ohio, US [LB-8]
  22. Miss Mary Natalie Wick, (31)  Youngstown, Ohio, US [LB-8]
  23. Miss Constance Willard, (21)  Duluth, Minnesota, US [LB-8]
  24. Miss Marie Grice Young, (36)  New York, New York, US [LB-8]

Deck Crew

  1. Mr. Thomas William Jones, (32)  Able Seaman [LB-8]
  2. Mr. Charles H. Pascoe, (43)  Able Seaman [LB-8]

Victualling Crew

  1. Mr. Alfred Crawford, (36) Bedroom Steward [LB-8]

Legend For Survivor or Lost Passengers and Crew Members

  • LB-# or A-D - Survivor on Lifeboat 1-16 or Collapsible Lifeboat A-D
  • P-BNR - Perished, Body Not Recovered or Body Not Identified
  • MB – CS Mackay-Bennett (bodies 1–306)
  • M – CS Minia (bodies 307–323)
  • MM – CGS Montmagny (bodies 326–329)
  • A – SS Algerine (body 330)
  • O – RMS Oceanic (bodies 331–333)
  • I – SS Ilford (body 334)
  • OT – SS Ottawa (body 335)

Numbers 324 and 325 were unused, and the six bodies buried at sea by the Carpathia also went unnumbered. Several recovered bodies were unidentifiable and thus not all numbers are matched with a person.

Upon recovery, the bodies of 209 identified and unidentified victims of the sinking were brought to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Of those, 121 were taken to the non-denominational Fairview Lawn Cemetery, 59 were repatriated, 19 were buried in the Roman Catholic Mount Olivet Cemetery, and 10 were taken to the Jewish Baron de Hirsch Cemetery. The bodies of the remaining recovered victims were either delivered to family members or buried at sea.

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