Listed below are some of the names of the pioneers of Semmes as recorded in the BLM Records. Homesteading took place under the Homestead Act of 1862. Some Land was purchased for cash and John C. Roberts received land under the Script Warrant Act of 1855 for his military Service. This list should not be considered a complete list. Additional names may be researched on the BLM Web site.
Preserving our History