About Jacob Empie, Pvt.
notes: possibly Johan Jacob Empie possible marriage to: Hannah or Anna Wohleben b.5/3/1759 note- if married citation surfaces, Jacob could have Death errors, as he would have been 8 years of age at Death. possible son: Jacob Empie Jr.
Fought in the ''Battle of Oriska (Oriskany)'' 8/6/1777
under Command of
General Nicholas Herkimer
Tyron County Militia, New York, USA. [http://www.geni.com/people/Brig-Gen-Nicholas-Herkimer/6000000007445337119
''Thoughts:'' Died young, between 7 and 8 years of age-was he a Flag Bearer? Drummer Boy? It is likely Johann Jacob Empie was born earlier in about 1759, placing him at about 18 at age of Death verses 7-8 Years old.