Historians know little about Georges' life after enslavement but suspect he worked with his wife, Marthey, and their children on a farm near Gentilly Road. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Few of us are able to cross the Atlantic as much as we would like in order to pursue our obsession. They remained married. Semmes sailed on Alabama from August 1862 to June 1864. Clara Elizabeth Fitzgerald. Failed to remove flower. He was taken in and cared for by his uncles. In May 1867 Semmes resigned from academia to take over as editor of a newspaper, the Memphis Bulletin. Other than dying young, O’Connor is usually noted for several aspects of her work. The most remarkable is her enduring legacy. Commander Semmes gained fame as the captain of the CSS Alabama, a respected sea raider. Sorry! Spencer, W. "Raphael Semmes: The Philosophical Mariner, Blockade runners of the American Civil War, "Myths & Misunderstandings: The Name of the War", "LSU has too many Confederates |. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. “It’s certainly a landmark for music in the Jackson metro area,” said Raphael Semmes, a local bass player who takes care of organizing the music line-up. He was born September 28, 1919 in Grenada to Raphael and Catherine Jennings Semmes. Raphael Semmes was born circa 1850, to Raphael Semmes and Ann Pentleton Semmes. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. With the fall of Richmond, in April 1865, Semmes supervised the destruction of all the squadron's nearby warships and was then acted as a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army with the implication that he was appointed to that grade. Soon the heavy 11-inch (28 cm) cannon began to find their mark. Notice of funeral later. He said he works with the U.S. Embassy in Bogota but is a member of the SCV and the CSS Alabama Association.  A suburban area of western Mobile County is named for him, as well as a hotel in downtown Mobile named The Admiral Hotel.  During the Mexican-American War, he commanded the brig USS Somers in the Gulf of Mexico. On June 23, 2006, HELEN Mc SHERRY KRAMP (nee Jones); beloved wife of the late Joseph John Kramp, Sr.; loving mother of Joseph John, Jr., John Marshall and Raphael Semmes … Raphael Eustace Semmes, 90, died February 29, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. GREAT NEWS! I thought you might like to see a memorial for Anna Elizabeth Semmes Bryan I found on Findagrave.com. Reauiem mass at the Washington Va . ... (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Raphael Eustace Semmes Jr. (Memphis, Tennessee), who passed away on February 29, 2020, at the age of 90, leaving to mourn family and friends. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. The pregnancy occurred during the eleven month period that her husband was in Vera Cruz during the Mexican-American War. Raphael Semmes, who also served in the Mexican-American War for the U.S. Navy, commanded the C.S.S. On May 5, 1837, Raphael Semmes, then a lieutenant in the United States Navy, married Anne Elizabeth Spencer, the only daughter of Oliver Marlborough Spencer and Electra Ogden. Wife: Mary Matilda Semmes (born Jenkins) Children: ...orn Semmes), Ann America Payne (born Semmes), Benedict Joseph Semmes, Thomas Jenkins Semmes, Alexander Ignatius Jenkins Semmes, Clara Eli... View the Record. Semmes then studied law and was admitted to the bar. Raphael Semmes Chapter No. Grave site of Admiral Raphael Semmes and his wife, Anne E. Spencer Semmes, in Mobile, AL. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Add to your scrapbook. For help using the website visit our help page or contact email@example.com. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. There was an error deleting this problem. I learned a few new things, like Semmes' wife had a daughter from an affair while Semmes was serving during the Mexican War. Their sister, Henrietta Thompson Semmes, born in 1813, died when she was about 10 years old. Raphael Semmes, the trustee for George King's creditors, on petition and by leave of the court, was made a defendant; and allowed to contest the claim set up by Thompson and wife, as was also Charles King one of the principal creditors. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. He is buried with his wife Ann in Mobile Catholic Cemetery, a statue of Admiral Semmes stands over Government Street in Downtown Mobile. He said he works with the U.S. Embassy in Bogota but is a member of the SCV and the CSS Alabama Association. Confederate General Pierre Beauregard and Admiral Raphael Semmes were Catholics. She delivered a baby girl shortly after Semmes returned from the war. In December 1846 a squall hit the ship while under full sail in pursuit of a vessel off Veracruz. He was loved and cherished by many people including : his parents, Mary Alice Graves Semmes and Dr. R. Eustace Semmes; his wife Carrie D. Semmes; his children, Vicki S. Baird (Rob) and John M. Semmes (Cindy); his grandchildren, Elizabeth B. Alabama during the Civil War for the Confederate States Navy. daughter. Genealogy for Raphael Semmes (1786 - 1846) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. Semmes then studied law and was admitted to the bar. When Richard Thompson Semmes died in 1823, his two sons were placed under the guardianship of their uncles Raphael Semmes and Alexander Semmes, both of Georgetown, D.C. daughter. Mary Virginia Payne. At some point the child was dispatched to a distant convent school in Philadelphia. Semmes was born in Charles County, Maryland on Tayloe's Neck, a cousin of future Confederate general Paul Jones Semmes and of future Union Navy Captain Alexander Alderman Semmes. Semmes took his ship around South Africa and into the Indian Ocean in August of 1863 and after sinking only one ship there, he headed for the South Pacific. He died in 1877 and was interred in Mobile's Old Catholic Cemetery. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. Semmes died on August 30, 1877 after eating spoiled shrimp at his daughter's home in Point Clear, Alabama. March 18. Admiral Raphael Semmes was born in Charles County, Md., on September 27, 1809, of Catholic ancestry. The Alabama made preparations for fight, and Capt. "Cissye" Semmes and a brother, William O. Semmes. Semmes then served as first lieutenant on the USS Raritan, accompanied the landing force at Veracruz, and was dispatched inland to catch up with the army proceeding to Mexico City. However, Sumter ' s commanding Captain, Raphael Semmes, having returned to England for reassignment, was soon recommissioning off the Azores, in international waters, the newly built British sloop Enrica as CSS Alabama. Mary was born on December 28 1800, in Charles Co., MD. Oops, we were unable to send the email. Try again. Resend Activation Email.  He graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy and entered the U. S. Navy as a midshipman in 1826. Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. The order for Capt. Try again later. Try again later. Semmes assumed this role on January 1, 1867. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Shaver and his wife had an on-again, off-again relationship, and they had one child, John Edwin ‘Eddy’ Shaver, born June 20, 1962. Most of the letters are condolences to the Semmes family concerning the death of Raphael Semmes. Semmes was then interred in Mobile's Old Catholic Cemetery. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. While Alabama opened fire at long range, Kearsarge steamed straight at her, exposing the Union sloop-of-war to potentially devastating raking fire. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. In their haste, however, Alabama's gunners fired many shells too high. Three children: Anne, who is now Mrs. John H. Watkins of New York city; Raphael Semmes, a farmer of Mississippi; and Katrina, who is the wife of Colonel Charles D. Palmer, also of New York.