Madeline inherited from her husband the income from a five million dollar trust fun and the use of his home on fifth Ave, and in the Newport so long as she did not marry. In August 1912 she gave birth to a son with whom she was pregnant on the Titanic and she named him after her husband, John Jacob Astor.

Madeline inherited from her husband the income from a five million dollar trust fun and the use of his home on fifth Ave, and in the Newport so long as she did not marry. In August 1912 she gave birth to a son with whom she was pregnant on the Titanic and she named him after her husband, John Jacob Astor.

Madeleine Astor, Titanic survivor and wife of John Jacob Astor IV, ca. 1910. Source: Library of Congress

Madeleine Astor, Titanic survivor and wife of John Jacob Astor IV, ca. 1910. Source: Library of Congress

A grief-stricken Madeleine Astor captured by a newsman's camera. Below, right: Newsies hand out papers announcing the Titanic Disaster, subheaded "Mrs. Astor Is Saved" . . . as if she were the only person among 1,514 dead who really counted.

A grief-stricken Madeleine Astor captured by a newsman's camera. Below, right: Newsies hand out papers announcing the Titanic Disaster, subheaded "Mrs. Astor Is Saved" . . . as if she were the only person among 1,514 dead who really counted.

John Jacob "Jakey" Astor VI (1912–1992) American socialite & businessman. Dubbed the "Titanic Baby", best known for his affiliation with the RMS Titanic, being an unborn survivor of the sinking. He was born four months after his father, John Jacob Astor IV, died in the sinking of the Titanic, whose estate was around $100 million (equivalent to $2,418,965,517 in 2013). Jakey inherited $3 million on his 21st birthday, which by that point had grown to $5 million (equivalent to $90,167,095 in…

John Jacob "Jakey" Astor VI (1912–1992) American socialite & businessman. Dubbed the "Titanic Baby", best known for his affiliation with the RMS Titanic, being an unborn survivor of the sinking. He was born four months after his father, John Jacob Astor IV, died in the sinking of the Titanic, whose estate was around $100 million (equivalent to $2,418,965,517 in 2013). Jakey inherited $3 million on his 21st birthday, which by that point had grown to $5 million (equivalent to $90,167,095 in…

Madeleine Force Astor survivor of the Titanic

Madeleine Force Astor survivor of the Titanic

Even in mourning,  Madeleine Astor wore the diamond dog collar and pearls her husband had given her.

Even in mourning, Madeleine Astor wore the diamond dog collar and pearls her husband had given her.

Biography and pictures of Madeleine Astor, pregnant wife of Titanic victim John Jacob Astor

Biography and pictures of Madeleine Astor, pregnant wife of Titanic victim John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor IV and his wife Madeline leaving their apartment

John Jacob Astor IV and his wife Madeline leaving their apartment

Madeleine Astor      Born  Madeleine Talmage Force  (1893-06-19)June 19, 1893  Brooklyn, New York      Died  March 27, 1940(1940-03-27) (aged 46)  Palm Beach, Florida      Spouse(s)  John Jacob Astor IV  (m. 1911–1912)  William Karl Dick  (m. 1916–1933)  Enzo Fiermonte  (m. 1933–1938)      Children  John Jacob Astor VI  William Karl Dick, Jr.  John Henry Dick

Madeleine Astor Born Madeleine Talmage Force (1893-06-19)June 19, 1893 Brooklyn, New York Died March 27, 1940(1940-03-27) (aged 46) Palm Beach, Florida Spouse(s) John Jacob Astor IV (m. 1911–1912) William Karl Dick (m. 1916–1933) Enzo Fiermonte (m. 1933–1938) Children John Jacob Astor VI William Karl Dick, Jr. John Henry Dick

Titanic Jewelry Madeleine Astor's Glass Topaz Dinner Earrings

Titanic Jewelry Madeleine Astor's Glass Topaz Dinner Earrings

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