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      John Jacob Astor IV (1864-1912) and his second wife Madeleine Astor, whom he married in 1911 when she was eighteen. Astor went down with the Titanic; his body was recovered on April 22, 1912.

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      John Jacob Astor, and his wife Madeleine Astor, on Bellevue Ave., in Newport, RI.

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      Colonel John Jacob Astor and his young second wife, Madeleine Force.

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    Madeleine Astor while married to John Jacob. They boarded the Titanic so she could have her child in the U.S., and John went down with the ship. She married twice again.

    Madeleine Astor, ca. 1910.


    Madeleine Astor, who survived the Titanic. Her husband, John Jacob Astor IV did not.

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    Madeleine Astor, Titanic survivor and wife of John Jacob Astor IV

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    Ava Willing Astor married to John Jacob Astor.... so this must be mother of John Jacob Astor V. She was divorced so that her husband IV could marry Madeleine, 19, and their son was John Jacob Astor VI.

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    John Jacob Astor IV, born July 13, 1864, the son of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor and William Backhouse Astor, Jr. At the age of 47, he married 18-year-old Madeleine Talmage Force. Five months pregnant when Titanic sank, Madeleine Astor gave birth to his second son, John Jacob Astor VI on August 14, 1912.


    John Jacob Astor IV was born on July 13, 1864, the son of Caroline Webster Schermerhorn Astor and William Backhouse Astor, Jr. He was the great-grandson of John Jacob Astor whose fortune, made in the fur trade and real estate, made the Astor family one of the wealthiest families in the U.S.

    Ava Lowle Willing. Married John Jacob Astor 4th and divorced him in 1910. The union produced two children, William Vincent and Ava Alice Muriel, the latter child was reportedly the product of an affair Ava Astor had with a New York society figure named Hatch. In 1919 Ave Married Thomas Lister, 4th Baron Ribblesdale, which made Ave Baroness Ribblesdale.

    John Jacob Astor IV as Henri IV

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    John Jacob Astor lV, wife 19-year-old Madeleine, and dog Kitty headed for the Titanic. He and Kitty did not survive. Madeleine, on her return, later gave birth to their son John Jacob Astor VI.

    Madeleine Astor, The 18-Year Old Bride Of John Jacob Astor IV. Madeleine Was His Second Wife And Was Deemed An Unsuitable Replacement For Elegant Ava.

    Alice Astor during her marriage to Prince Serge Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky, circa 1936. Contributor's collection.