Mr Johan Samuel Andersson, 26, was born 11 December 1885 the son of Anders Gustaf and Anna-Sofia Andersson, Stommen, Härja, Skarpamo, Västergötland, Sweden.
Johan Andersson had been living in USA for many years and had citizenship of the United States. His address was given as c/o Alex Andersson, 1415 Broad St., Hartford, Connecticut. He worked as a carpenter.
Samuel had been visiting his parents and had intended to bring his grandfather back with him to America, however his father wanted to build a new house and insisted that the grandfather stay in Sweden and help him.1,2
He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger and died in the sinking. His body was not recovered.
The Mansion House Fund paid 874.08 Kr (£48) to his father on 23 January 1913. 1822 Kr (£100) in damage claims were paid 9 June 1914 to the parents.