Samuel Herman

Mr Samuel Herman

Samuel Herman

Samuel Herman and family c. 1900 (courtesy of Judith Kunze, USA / Phillip Gowan, USA)

Mr Samuel Herman (known as "Sam"), 49, was born in the village of Galhampton near Castle Cary, Somerset in 1862. He was the son of George Herman (agricultural labourer) and Sarah Herman. He was brother to Mary Ann, Anna and Sarah. He had, for many years, been a butcher in Castle Cary and for some years the proprietor of the Britannia Hotel, in Fore Street, Castle Cary. The family had latterly resided at 'Smallways'.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger together with his wife Jane Herman (ne Laver) whom he had married in Bristol in 1887 and their twin daughters, Alice and Kate. Their second class ticket 220845 cost 65. They were bound for Bernardsville, New Jersey where Jane had a brother. Travelling with the family was George Sweet, their adopted son.

Mr Herman died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Notes
A sister-in-law lived at Packstone, Dairnsmouth(?), England.

References
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)

Contributors
Steve Coombes, UK
Hermann Sldner, Germany

Pictures

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Herman and daughters Alice and Kate

(1900) 

MR. AND MRS. SAMUEL HERMAN AND DAUGHTERS ALICE AND KATE

 

Articles and Stories

Jersey Woman Lost Fortune on Titanic

Newark Star  (1912) 

JERSEY WOMAN LOST FORTUNE ON TITANIC

 
SURVIVORS OF THE GREAT DISASTER

Bernardsville News  (1912) 

SURVIVORS OF THE GREAT DISASTER

 
Tells of Her Financial Loss

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

TELLS OF HER FINANCIAL LOSS

 
SAY LIFEBOAT COULD HAVE HELD TEN MORE

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

SAY LIFEBOAT COULD HAVE HELD TEN MORE

 
JERSEY DEATH ROLL DETAILS

Newark Evening News  (1912) 

JERSEY DEATH ROLL DETAILS

 
The Herman Family

Voyage  (2005) 

THE HERMAN FAMILY

 
MRS. JANE L. HERMAN

New York Times  (1937) 

MRS. JANE L. HERMAN

 
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