About Molly Brown
One of the survivors of the sinking of the Titanic, she was also known as The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Her ordeal inspired a play and a movie.
She came into money after her husband James Joseph Brown’s engineering inventions became useful for ore productions.
After setting off on Lifeboat No. 6 from the Titanic, she tried to persuade its occupants to return to the sink site in search of survivors. Whether they went back or found any was unclear.
Family of Molly Brown
She grew up in Hannibal, Missouri with three siblings and two step-siblings. Her parents were immigrants from Ireland.
Close associates of Molly Brown
Kathy Bates portrayed her in the 1997 film Titanic.
About Eva Hart
Titanic survivor who became one of the most outspoken critics of the vessel’s lack of lifeboats after the ship’s sinking in 1912.
She was seven years old when she boarded the Titanic as a second-class passenger with her parents in Southampton, England.
She sang professionally in Australia, became a Conservative Party organizer, and worked as a magistrate.
Family of Eva Hart
Her parents were Benjamin Hart and Esther Bloomfield.
Close associates of Eva Hart
When Eva was placed in the lifeboat, her father told her to “hold mommy’s hand and be a good little girl.” This moment was recreated in director James Cameron’s 1997 film Titanic.