Andrew Burton Palmer

#6950, b. 12 September 1880, d. 10 September 1921
Father*Constantine Basil Palmer b. 24 Nov 1825, d. 3 Dec 1892
Mother*Mary Leona Hayden b. 31 Jul 1841, d. 22 Mar 1930
     Andrew Burton Palmer was born on 12 September 1880 Loire, Wilson County, Texas. according to his Passport Application dated 6 December 1920. He was the son of Constantine Basil Palmer and Mary Leona Hayden. Andrew Burton Palmer died 10 September 1921 at Southwestern Insane Asylum, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas at age 40.1
      Andrew Burton arrives in New York from Rotterdam on 23 Apr 1921. They left Rotterdam on 13 April. He sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam.

Previously, on 9 March 1921, Andrew Burton was scheduled aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam, leaving Rotterdam. Apparently he wasn't on the ship, as his name is crossed out.

What happened? Just a few months later, he dies in an "insane asylum" in San Antonio.
Last Edited=23 Feb 2015


  1. [S219] Texas Death Records, online