Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Catherine Middleton Semmes

Female 1845 - 1937  (91 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Catherine Middleton Semmes was born 9 Apr 1845, Prospect Hill, Baldwin, Alabama (daughter of Raphael Semmes and Anne Elizabeth Spencer); died 1937, Surrey, England.

    Catherine married Luke Edward Wright 15 Dec 1869. Luke (son of Archibald Wright and Mary Elizabeth Wright) was born 15 Aug 1844, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; died 1937. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Katrina Middleton Wright was born 29 Apr 1886, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; died 1964.
    2. Elisha Eldridge Wright was born 25 Jul 1871, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama; died 22 Jan 1912.
    3. Raphael Semmes Wright was born 23 Apr 1879, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; died 1961.
    4. Ann Spencer Wright was born 7 Jan 1873, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
    5. Luke Edward Wright was born 4 Jun 1877, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.
    6. Raphael Edward Wright was born 4 Jun 1877, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Raphael SemmesRaphael Semmes was born 27 Sep 1809, Effton Hills, Charles, Maryland (son of Richard Thompson Semmes and Catherine Anne Ireland Middleton); died 30 Aug 1877, Point Clear, Mobile County, Alabama; was buried , Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.

    Raphael married Anne Elizabeth Spencer 05 May 1837, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. Anne (daughter of Oliver Marlborough Spencer and Electra Oliver) was born 2 Jun 1819, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 7 Mar 1892, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama; was buried , Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Anne Elizabeth Spencer was born 2 Jun 1819, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio (daughter of Oliver Marlborough Spencer and Electra Oliver); died 7 Mar 1892, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama; was buried , Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.
    Children:
    1. Samuel Spencer Semmes was born 4 Mar 1838, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 30 Dec 1912, Osceola, Mississippi, Arkansas; was buried , Violet Cemetery, Osceola, Mississippi County, Arkansas.
    2. Oliver John Semmes was born 29 Aug 1839, Norfolk, Virginia; died 19 Jan 1918, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.
    3. Electra Louisa Semmes was born 29 Jan 1843, Florida; died Jun 1925, Baldwin County, Alabama.
    4. 1. Catherine Middleton Semmes was born 9 Apr 1845, Prospect Hill, Baldwin, Alabama; died 1937, Surrey, England.
    5. Annie Semmes was born 27 May 1847, Prospect Hill, Baldwin, Alabama; died 1936.
    6. Raphael Semmes was born 17 Apr 1849, Prospect Hill, Baldwin, Alabama; died 04 Nov 1918, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama; was buried , Greenwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Richard Thompson Semmes was born 1784, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland (son of Benjamin Joseph Semmes and Henrietta Thompson); died 1823, Maryland.

    Richard married Catherine Anne Ireland Middleton 1808, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Catherine Anne Ireland Middleton (daughter of Samuel Ward Middleton and Catherine Taliaferro Hooe).
    Children:
    1. 2. Raphael Semmes was born 27 Sep 1809, Effton Hills, Charles, Maryland; died 30 Aug 1877, Point Clear, Mobile County, Alabama; was buried , Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.
    2. Samuel Middleton Semmes was born 09 Mar 1811, Effton Hills, Charles County, Maryland; died 14 Oct 1867, Glennora, Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland.
    3. Henrietta Thompson Semmes was born 1813, Effton Hills, Charles County, Maryland.

  3. 6.  Oliver Marlborough SpencerOliver Marlborough Spencer was born 14 Sep 1782, Mendham, Morris, New Jersey; died 30 May 1838, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.

    Oliver married Electra Oliver. Electra was born 2 Feb 1786, New Jersey; died 28 Jan 1849, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Electra OliverElectra Oliver was born 2 Feb 1786, New Jersey; died 28 Jan 1849, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    Children:
    1. Robert O Spencer was born 10 Feb 1806; died 30 Aug 1858; was buried , West Union Street Cemetery, Athens, Athens, Ohio.
    2. Henry Evans Spencer was born 13 Jun 1807, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 2 Feb 1882, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    3. Oliver M Spencer was born 1809, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 1861, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    4. John Collins Spencer was born 16 May 1810, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 24 Aug 1856, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    5. Alexander O Spencer was born 27 Dec 1812, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 13 Oct 1841.
    6. Francis William Spencer was born Nov 1814, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 6 Dec 1894, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    7. Samuel Allison Spencer was born Nov 1814, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 16 Aug 1866, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    8. David Brainard Spencer was born 13 Jul 1816, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 27 Jul 1817, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    9. 3. Anne Elizabeth Spencer was born 2 Jun 1819, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 7 Mar 1892, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama; was buried , Catholic Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.
    10. Warner Spencer was born 9 Feb 1821, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 20 Aug 1874, Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.
    11. Benjamin Franklin Spencer was born 17 Sep 1823, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; died 30 Sep 1823, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio; was buried , Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Benjamin Joseph Semmes was born ca. 1753, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles, Maryland; died 1824, Maryland.

    Benjamin married Henrietta Thompson. Henrietta was born 18 Jan 1755, Charles County, Maryland; died 17 Aug 1833, Georgetown, District of Columbia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Henrietta Thompson was born 18 Jan 1755, Charles County, Maryland; died 17 Aug 1833, Georgetown, District of Columbia.
    Children:
    1. Henrietta Semmes
    2. Alexander Semmes was born , Charles County, Maryland; died aft. 21 Dec 1826, Lost at Sea.
    3. Samuel Milburn Semmes
    4. 4. Richard Thompson Semmes was born 1784, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland; died 1823, Maryland.
    5. Raphael Semmes was born 1786, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland; died 1846.
    6. Benedict Joseph Semmes, M.D. was born 1 Nov 1789, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland; died 10 Feb 1863, Oak Lawn, Prince George's, Maryland.
    7. Mary Charlotte Semmes was born 1790; died 28 Dec 1831.
    8. Thomas Felix Semmes was born 1793.

  3. 10.  Samuel Ward Middleton was born May 1760, Durham Parish, Charles, Maryland (son of Samuel Middleton and Elizabeth Ward); died 1803.

    Samuel married Catherine Taliaferro Hooe. Catherine (daughter of Richard Hooe and Anne Dent Ireland) died 1818, Charles County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Catherine Taliaferro Hooe (daughter of Richard Hooe and Anne Dent Ireland); died 1818, Charles County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. 5. Catherine Anne Ireland Middleton
    2. Harriet Middleton was born 9 May 1793, Charles County, Maryland; died 8 Sep 1851, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois; was buried , Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois.
    3. Taliaferro Hooe Middleton
    4. Mary Ann Dent Ireland Middleton
    5. Eliza Ward Middleton