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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Jesse Empey
Mary Foulkes
William Empey
James Empey
Mary Ann Empey
Eliza Empey
Sarah Jane Empey

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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