Samuel Herman (1862 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Glahmpton N Cadbury, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Atlantic Ocean
Managed by: Anne-Marie Healy-Kalishoek (C)
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Mr Samuel Herman

  • Born: 1862
  • Age: 49 years
  • Last Residence: in Yeovil Somerset England
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 220845 , £65
  • Destination: Bernardsville New Jersey United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

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 (née 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.

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Samuel Herman's Timeline

Glahmpton N Cadbury, Somerset, England
December 4, 1887
Age 25
Galhampton Castle Cary
December 6, 1888
Age 26
Galhampton Castle Cary
April 16, 1897
Age 35
Castle Cary, Somerset., UK
April 15, 1912
Age 50
Atlantic Ocean