James Empey

8 October 1849–1860 (Age 10)
Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Empey was born on 8 October 1849, in Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jesse Empey, was 24 and his mother, Mary Foulks, was 23. He died in 1860, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 11.

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

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 5
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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Sarah Jane Empey Briggs From: An Enduring Legacy Emigrant Pioneers

Sarah Jane was born June 11, 1855, at Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, England. Her father, Jesse Empey, was a very industrious, honest, and thrifty citizen. While overseeing his sheep he braided hemp into s …

Sources (6)

  • James Impey in household of Jesse Impey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Empey, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • James Empey, "Find A Grave Index"

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