Emily Alice Goldsmith (Illman)
3rd Class
b. August 26, 1880
d. September 22, 1955
Section 5, Lot 417, Grave 1
Lat: 40° 51’ 49”N, Lon: 82° 20’ 03”W
Frank John William Goldsmith
3rd Class
b. December 19, 1902
d. January 27, 1982
Section 5, Lot 417 – Cenotaph
Lat: 40° 51’ 49”N, Lon: 82° 20’ 03”W
Emily Alice Goldsmith, her husband Frank John, and their nine year old son, Frank John William (“Frankie”) boarded the Titanic in Southampton, England bound for Detroit, Michigan. Mother and son were saved in collapsible “C,” one of the last boats to leave the sinking ship. Frank John Goldsmith, like so many others, remained onboard and went down with the Titanic. His body was never recovered.
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Note: A cenotaph is a monument erected in honor of a someone whose remains lie elsewhere.
The word is derived from the Greek and literally means “empty tomb”.
Location of Ashland Cemetery
523 West Main Street, Ashland, OH 44805
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Ashland Cemetery Maps and Documentation
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