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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Family: Hon. Benedict Joseph Semmes, M.D. / Emily Elizabeth Edelrn (F7278)

m. 11 Nov 1823


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  • Father | Male
    Hon. Benedict Joseph Semmes, M.D.

    Born  1 Nov 1789  Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Feb 1863  Oak Lawn, Prince George's, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  11 Nov 1823  [1]  Charles County, Maryland  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Benjamin Joseph Semmes | F7277 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Henrietta Thompson | F7277 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Emily Elizabeth Edelrn

    Born  22 Mar 1800  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Dec 1853  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Female
    Henrietta Semmes

    Born  1824  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Female
    Charlotte Semmes

    Born  1826  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1829  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    Benedict Joseph Semmes

    Born  1827   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Female
    Matilda Semmes

    Born  13 Mar 1830  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jun 1893  Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Pembroke Augustine Brawner | F7279 
    Married  13 Oct 1857  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Eugenia Semmes

    Born  1831  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1843  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Unknown
    Benedict Joseph Semmes

    Born  15 Aug 1833  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Alice Semmes

    Born  1835  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
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    Child 8 | Female
    Celestia Semmes

    Born  15 Oct 1839  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Mar 1876  Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S122652] The Maryland Semmes and Kindred Families, Harry Wright Newman, (Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2007), 68.