William Empey

Brief Life History of William

When William Empey was born on 16 December 1846, in Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jesse Empey, was 21 and his mother, Mary Foulkes, was 20. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1856. He died on 7 November 1856, in Utah, United States, at the age of 9, and was buried in Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Empey
1825–1856
Mary Foulkes
1826–1859
William Empey
1846–1856
James Empey
1849–1860
Mary Ann Empey
1852–1919
Eliza Empey
1854–1855
Sarah Jane Empey
1855–1935

Sources (6)

  • William Impey in household of Jesse Impey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Empey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Wm Empey, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"

World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Impey .

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

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