Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Benjamin Joseph Semmes

Male 1753 - 1824  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Joseph Semmes 
    Born ca. 1753  Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1824  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I23498  Dickinson
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2019 

    Family Henrietta Thompson,   b. 18 Jan 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1833, Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Henrietta Semmes  [Birth]
     2. Alexander Semmes,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aft. 21 Dec 1826, Lost at Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Samuel Milburn Semmes  [Birth]
    +4. Richard Thompson Semmes,   b. 1784, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Raphael Semmes,   b. 1786, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Benedict Joseph Semmes, M.D.,   b. 1 Nov 1789, Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1863, Oak Lawn, Prince George's, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     7. Mary Charlotte Semmes,   b. 1790,   d. 28 Dec 1831  (Age 41 years)  [Birth]
     8. Thomas Felix Semmes,   b. 1793  [Birth]
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F7277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S122652] The Maryland Semmes and Kindred Families, Harry Wright Newman, (Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2007), 55.

    2. [S122652] The Maryland Semmes and Kindred Families, Harry Wright Newman, (Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2007), 56.