Miss Evelyn Neville

Evelyn Neville, 14, was from Toronto, Ontario, traveling aboard Lusitania with her father Albert, mother Mabel, brother Charles, and sister Muriel. She is most likely the "girl of sixteen" Herbert Ehrhardt met who helped him entertain children who would not leave him alone, and Ehrhardt mentioned that the girl's family consisted of herself, her father, mother, younger brother and sister. Evelyn was lost in the sinking of the Lusitania on 7 May 1915, as were her father and siblings. Only her mother Mabel survived. During the sinking, Ehrhardt saw the Evelyn’s family on deck, and she was distressed that her brother had been separated from the family. Ehrhardt helped locate the boy and reunite him with his family. Unfortunately, Evelyn was lost and only her mother Mabel survived. Ehrhardt found Mabel in Queenstown, Ireland, while looking for Evelyn and her siblings without success. Researchers have speculated that the girl and family who Ehrhardt met might have been the family of Molly Mainman, but the fate of the Mainman family, where the girl and younger siblings are saved, does not match the fate of the family Ehrhardt met. Contributors Hildo Thiel References Hoehling, A. A. and Mary Hoehling. The Last Voyage of the Lusitania. Madison Books, 1956.

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