Emigrated to USA, 1912:
"Michael Humphreys", age 19, single, from Limerick, arrived at Ellis Island, NY, on 7 Apr 1912 on the Caronia (Cunard Line) from Queenstown, Co.Cork.
Ship's manifest says he was born Limerick, 5 ft 8 in tall, brown hair. It says he is going to join his cousin Henry O'Connell [unidentified], think 345, Newark Ave, Jersey, NJ.
He served in U.S. Army in WWI.
This would be in 1917-18.
His health was permanently damaged.
He got tuberculosis.
He went to live in New Mexico for his health.
He mar pre-1920 to Eleonore J. McNarvell.
Eleonore was a nurse at Fort Bayard, New Mexico (U.S. army tuberculosis sanitarium). Must be how they met.
Their child though was born in Detroit in 1920.
Michael died in New Mexico or California, 1927, age 34 yrs.
Michael and Eleonore had issue:
Michael Humphreys emigrated to America in 1912.
It is a good story, but not true.
Michael arrived in America from Queenstown on 7 Apr 1912.
The Titanic left Southampton on 10 Apr 1912, and left Queenstown on 11 Apr 1912.
Of course, if he had booked differently
he could easily have gone
on the Titanic.
It was not unusually expensive for emigrants to take 3rd class on such a ship. There were low-income Irish emigrants taken on board at Queenstown.
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