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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Hon. Benedict Joseph Semmes, M.D.

Male 1789 - 1863  (73 years)


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  • Name Benedict Joseph Semmes 
    Title Hon. 
    Suffix M.D. 
    Born 1 Nov 1789  Nanjemoy Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Feb 1863  Oak Lawn, Prince George's, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23502  Dickinson
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2019 

    Father Benjamin Joseph Semmes,   b. ca. 1753, Port Tobacco Hundred, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F7277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Elizabeth Edelrn,   b. 22 Mar 1800, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1853, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1823  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Henrietta Semmes,   b. 1824, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Charlotte Semmes,   b. 1826, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1829, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [Birth]
     3. Benedict Joseph Semmes,   b. 1827  [Birth]
     4. Matilda Semmes,   b. 13 Mar 1830, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1893, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
     5. Eugenia Semmes,   b. 1831, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [Birth]
     6. Benedict Joseph Semmes,   b. 15 Aug 1833, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Alice Semmes,   b. 1835, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Celestia Semmes,   b. 15 Oct 1839, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1876, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F7278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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