Anne Eve/Eva Empey (Merckle), U.E.L. (c.1765 - 1854) MP

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Nicknames: "Merckle", "Merkley", "Markle", "Markland"
Birthplace: New Dorlach (presently Sharon), Otsego ( presently Schoharie), New York, USA
Death: Died in Stormont, Ontario, Canada
Managed by: Christopher Empey
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About Anne Eve/Eva Empey (Merckle), U.E.L.

Anne had a sister Christina and a brother Henry

I read that Anne lived 93 years, I show her at 87 years of age at death. Oldest Loyalists at Time of Death

Anne and Christina were captured by Indians during the " Raid of 1789". They were taken to Canada and traded to Squaws for 2 gallons of Rum. []
Anne was estimated to be 15 years of age at the time of her and her siblings capture.
Their release was negotiated by the family of Sir William Johnson.


Hans Michael Merckle-father 1719-1778 / Margaretha (Haas) -mother B. & D unknown

Pete Empey, Pvt., U.E.L.-husband 1759-1834

Philip Empey I, Captain, U.E.L. -son 1786-1828

Michael P. Empey, Captain, U.E.L.-son 1788-1841

Jacobus W. Empey, Lieutenant, U.E.L.-son 1788-?

John Peter Empey-son 1790-1860

Philip Empey-son 1792-?

Jacobus P. Empey-son 1792-1838

Margaret "Peggy" Land-Helmer (Empey)-daughter 1795-1873

Eve Empey-daughter 1797-?

Eve Empey-daughter

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Anne Eve Empey (Merckle)'s Timeline

New Dorlach (presently Sharon), Otsego ( presently Schoharie), New York, USA
September 21, 1785
Age 20
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
June 23, 1786
Age 21
Stormont, Ontario, Canada
February 22, 1788
Age 23
Stormont, Ontario, Canada
February 22, 1788
Age 23
Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, USA
August 26, 1790
Age 25
Stormont, Ontario, Canada
January 22, 1792
Age 27
Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
July 4, 1792
Age 27
Stormont, Ontario, Canada
May 18, 1795
Age 30
Stormont, Ontario, Canada
October 11, 1797
Age 32