Maria Empey

Female1 September 1844–23 May 1896

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Empey was born on 1 September 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, William Adam Empey, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Morgan, was 36. She married George Washington Gould about 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and United States in 1880. She died on 23 May 1896, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

General William Byram Pace
Maria Empey
Marriage: 30 May 1877
William B. Pace
Diantha Ellen Pace
Clara Maria Pace
James Milton Pace
Phoebe Rosilla Pace

Sources (18)

  • Maria Empy in household of William Empy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Myara Empy in entry for Diantha Ella White, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Maria Gould, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father

    Age 1

    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 4

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    1858 · A House Divided

    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Impey .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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