William Adam Empey

4 July 1808–19 August 1890 (Age 82)
Osnabruck, Stormont, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of William Adam

When William Adam Empey was born on 4 July 1808, in Osnabruck, Stormont, Ontario, Canada, his father, Adam W Empey, was 49 and his mother, Margaret Van Steenbergh, was 24. He married Mary Ann Morgan about 1828, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 19 August 1890, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Adam Empey
1808–1890
Mary Ann Morgan
1807–1891
Marriage: about 1828
Margaret Minerva Amanda Empey
1831–1909
Julia Ann Empey
1833–
Nelson Adam Empey
1834–1904
Mary Ann Eleanor Empey
1837–1842
Emma Marilla Empey
1839–1897
Joseph William Empey
1842–1843
Maria Empey
1844–1896
Brigham Young Empey
1846–1847
Diantha Empey
1848–1928
Mary Ann Alice Empey
1850–1915
Henry Empey
1851–
Robert Nephi Porter Empy
1856–1857

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1828Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1827
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 22
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Impey .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Impey

    Story Highlight

    WILLIAM ADAM EMPEY

    ROUGH DRAFT AND UNFINISHED FORM LIFE SKETCH OF WILLIAM ADAM EMPEY William Adam Empey, son of Adam and Margaret Stanberg Empey (question on spelling of Stanberg) was born July 4, 1808 at Osansbrook …

    Sources (81)

    • William Empy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Empey in entry for Isaac Jones and Mary Thomas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Wm Empey in entry for Alice Hadlock, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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