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See THOMAS JENKINS OF MARYLAND (op.cit.), pg 133:
"Born Jun 12, 1857; married william McGavock and went to Mexico Ci ty to live."
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See THE MARYLAND SEMMES AND KINDRED FAMILIES by Harry Wright Newma n, The Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore 1956 FHL 929.273Se53n , p45: " MARMADUKE SEMMES 1701-1772
Marmaduke Semmes, son of James and Mary (Goodrick) Semmes, was bor n about 1701 in Charles County, being aged 43 in 1744. He married He nrietta, daughter of George and Susannah (Cole) Jenkins, of the sam e county. She was born about 1712, deposing to be 32 in 1744. Susan nah Jenkins, mother- in-law to Marmaduke Semmes, by her will of 176 0 and proved 1763, bequeathed personalty to her daughter Henrietta Se mmes, whereas George Jenkins, his brother-in-law, who died a bachelo r in 1775, left legacies to his sister Henrietta Semmes and her sons- -Thomas, Edward, and Marmaduke, making Thomas the executor of his est ate.
Children of Marmaduke and Henrietta (Jenkins) Semmes
1. Edward Semmes married Sarah Middleton
2. Marmaduke Semmes married Martha Middleton
3. Violetta (Letitia) Semmes
4. Martha Semmes married Henry Hagan
5. Mary Ann Semmes married William Rhody Luckett
6. Susannah Semmes married Thomas Boarman
7. Thomas Semmes married Anne Queen.
On November 9, 1741, styling himself as the heir and elder brothe r of Ignatius Semmes, late of Charles County, deceased, he conveyed t o his brother Joseph Milburn Semmes, for L10 and other causes his rig ht to the plantation containing 300 acres which, by the will of thei r deceased father, had been devised to Joseph Milburn and Ignatius, a nd which was to be divided equally between the latter two after the d ecease of their mother.
The will of Marmaduke Semmes, dated March 31, 1772, was probated i n Charles County on September 23, 1772. (The article includes th e will) By a codicil he bequeathed his wife the residuary estate a nd also debts due him. At the probate, Thomas Semmes, the son and he ir, was present.
The will of his widow, Henrietta Semmes, dated October 10, 1774, w as proved in Charles County on December 31, 1774. Personalty was beq ueathed to her six children, Susannah, Thomas, Edward, Letitia, Marth a, and Marmaduke, also her grandchildren--Eleanor Luckett, Henriett a Luckett, Joseph Luckett, and Thomas Luckett. Her daughter, Letiti a was made the guardian of Eleanor and Henrietta Luckett, and her so n Edward was made the guardian of her grandson William Luckett. He r children Susannah, Thomas, Edward, Letitia, and Martha were wille d equally L100 in hands of Robert Mundell, and her son Marmaduke wa s willed one hogshead of tobacco more than his share of the growing c rop, and the residue was to be divided equally among the other childr en."
Also see notes under his spouse, Henrietta Jenkins Semmes, RIN 93.
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See THOMAS JENKINS OF MARYLAND, pg. 22: Marmaduke married Martha
Middleton, daughter of James and Sarah (Smith) Middleton; they had
See THE MARYLAND SEMMES AND KINDRED FAMILIES by Wright, pps 50-51:
"MARMADUKE SEMMES, son of Marmaduke and Henrietta (Jenkins) Semmes , was born in Charles County. He was unmarried at the writing of hi s father's will in 1772 but he received the grist mill and portions o f "Semme's Help," "Hargiss' Hope," and "Hungerford's Hope." His wif e was Martha, daughter of James and Sarah (Smith) Middleton. (Here ar e named their children)
"During 1778 he subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance and Fidelit y to the State of Maryland in Charles County before Judge Robert Youn g. He was enrolled in the militia of Charles County and served a s a private in the company of Captain John Sanson (Militia List, p. 3 3 Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore).
"On June 13, 1789, he and his brother, Dr. Edward Semmes agreed t o a division of their interests in "Hargus' Hope" and "Hungerford's H ope" which had been devised "by our deceased father Marmaduke Semmes. " In 1790 he was the head of a family in Charles County with four fe males and 19 slaves.
"His will was admitted for probate in Charles County on Septembe r 14, 1806, having been written on June 5, 1802.
'To his daughter Sarah Digges slaves and other personalty.
'To daughters Teresia Henrietta and Leticia Harriet slaves and al l lands in equaled division; if one marries, the single on e to maintain the dwelling house.
'to granddaughter Martha Digges, a slave.
'Residue to daughter Teresia Henrietta and Leticia Harriet, havin g given to daughter Sarah 300 pounds at time of marriage.
'Executrix--daughter Leticia Harriet Semmes.
"When the administration bond was issued on August 18, 1808, his d aughter and executrix, Leticia had married Francis Patrick Hamilton , to whom letters of administration were issued.
"On January 3, 1816, Letitia H. Hamilton and Teresa H. Semmes, o f Washington, D.C., sold to Samuel Chapman for $500 the land in Charl es County which was devised them by the will of their father, Marmadu ke Semmes, dated June 5, 1802, and appointed Ignatius and Alexander M athews of Charles County, their attorneys."