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 Samuel Jerman Palmer Allston

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Samuel Jerman Palmer Allston

Birth
Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Death
19 Jun 1909 (aged 34)
Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea
Memorial ID
47224407 View Source

Samuel Jerman Allston was the son of Peter Bacot Allston and Marianne Gendron Palmer. He was born in Berkeley County and later moved to Charleston. He married Hepzabah King and had one child Harriet Wilkinson Allston who lived to be one hundred years old. Hepzabah died in 1901 and Samuel placed young Harriet in the care of his sisters. He was an avid outdoors man who loved to hunt and fish. In 1909 he was on a boat on the North Edisto River in South Carolina. The boat began to sink, and he jumped overboard to save two young women. He was successful in saving their lives but drowned himself. His body was never recovered.

Samuel Jerman Allston was the son of Peter Bacot Allston and Marianne Gendron Palmer. He was born in Berkeley County and later moved to Charleston. He married Hepzabah King and had one child Harriet Wilkinson Allston who lived to be one hundred years old. Hepzabah died in 1901 and Samuel placed young Harriet in the care of his sisters. He was an avid outdoors man who loved to hunt and fish. In 1909 he was on a boat on the North Edisto River in South Carolina. The boat began to sink, and he jumped overboard to save two young women. He was successful in saving their lives but drowned himself. His body was never recovered.


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