Parish, Semmes Wilder

Birth Name Parish, Semmes Wilder
Gender male
Age at Death 70 years, 9 months, 28 days


Type Date Place Description Notes
Birth 1872-12-00 Texas    
Death 1943-09-29 Asheville, Buncombe, NC    


Father Parish, Leonidas Henderson
Mother Wilder, Martha J
  1. Parish, Ned Ervin


Married Wife Hamilton, Katherine
  Marriage 1901 at Texas
  1. Parish, Lee Hamilton


Members of the House of Representatives of the 26th R.S. (1899)

H Semmes Parish F 63 H
1899 - 1903
26th - 27th
Calvert Robertson


Spanish-American War Military Rolls

Capt. Semmes W. Parish, July 14, 1898
Company M (Comanche):

Capt. Semmes W. Parish, April 20, 1901
Company M (Anderson County):


Folder 5 Parish, Lee H., 1929-1930. Mostly concerns zoological collections made on the Parish-Smithsonian Expedition to Haiti, 1930.

Folders 6-7 Parish, Semmes W. and Katherine, 1930-1950, 1954, and undated. S. W. Parish financed and participated on the Parish-Smithsonian Expedition to Haiti, 1930, thus beginning a long-term friendship with Wetmore. Many of the letters contain information on USNM expeditions and field work during the 1930s.


# ID: I1774758
# Name: Semmes Wilder PARISH
# Sex: M
# Birth: 1872 1
# Death: 29 SEP 1943 in Asheville, Buncombe Co, NC 1
# Event: Personality/Intrst 165 1
# Note: INFO: Semmes attended the Virginia Military Institute, after which he returned to Calvert and took an interest in his father's store for a short time. Then he established a Jersey farm south of Calvert, served in the state Legislature, took an active interest in the Texas National Guard, and married Katie Hamilton, of Austin. !REF: From newspaper about his death in NC, held by Clarence Mayers of Odessa, TX. From "Historical Recollections of Robertson County Texas" by Richard Denny Parker, Salado, Tx The Anson Jones Press located in Weatherford Library.

Source References

  1. 1900 US Census (J)


  1. Parish, Leonidas Henderson
    1. Wilder, Martha J
      1. Parish, Semmes Wilder
        1. Hamilton, Katherine
          1. Parish, Lee Hamilton
      2. Parish, Ned Ervin