Person:Francis Semple (5)

Sir Francis Semple, of Belfast and Edinburgh
b.Bet. 1680-1690 Renfrewshire, Scotland
 
  1. Elizabeth SempleABT 1680 - Bef 1747
  2. Sir Francis Semple, of Belfast and EdinburghBet 1680-1690 -
  3. Cunningham Sempleabt 1685 - aft 1723
  4. Samuel Semple, Jr., Yeomanabt 1694 - 1776
  5. Jean SempleBet 1694-1700 -
  6. John SempleBet 1694-1700 - Bet 1758
  • HSir Francis Semple, of Belfast and EdinburghBet 1680-1690 -
  • WUnknown
  1. Samuel Semple1731 - abt 1795
Facts and Events
Name Sir Francis Semple, of Belfast and Edinburgh
Gender Male
Birth? Bet. 1680-1690 Renfrewshire, Scotland Hereditary Sempill Lords of Blackburn, Kirkhouse, and Long Dreghorn & Clan Sempill
References
  1.   Annie Clark Miller. Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine: Old Houses and Estates in Pittsburgh. (Pennsylvania: Western Pennsylvania Historical Society, July 1926), Vol. 9; No. 3, July 1926.

    Page 152, 153 - The Semple gardens were noted, especially the rose gardens. The grounds, sloping gradually down to the river bank, contained rare and beautiful varieties of roses hitherto unknown in this country. They were brought from Rose Cottage of the estate of Mr. Semple’s grandfather, Sir Francis Semple.

    Information in regard to the Bissell and Semple families from Miss Sarah Bissell.

    Semple and Bissell was the name of a widely known iron firm in the early thirties and the partners lived on adjoining properties.

  2.   Patrick Hogue (Samples). The Samples / Semples Family.