Wilhelmus Philip Empey, Pvt., U.E.L. (1750 - c.1794)

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Nicknames: "William Jr./ alternate birth date 1/18/1751"
Birthplace: Palatine , Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, USA
Death: Died in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
Occupation: Carpenter/ Soldier
Managed by: Christopher Empey
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About Wilhelmus Philip Empey, Pvt., U.E.L.


Wilhelmus Philip Empey

(a.k.a. William P. Empey)

United Empire Loyalist (U.E.L.) Enlistment: 8/15/1777 Kings Royal Regiment New York (K.R.R.N.Y.) 1st served with: Captain Angus McDonnell 2nd served with: Captain Steven Watts as a light Infantryman until 1781 3rd served with: Captain Patrick Daly Company 1782-1783

Received Land Grants and settled in Royal Township #2

This Districts area becomes the Settlement of Aultsville, a Ghost Town, that is now buried beneath the waves of the St. Lawrence Seaway.

marriage to: Cattarina Von Hildebrandt this website source confirms the above (note errantly lists Birth Year as 1759) [http://www.lostvillages.ca/en/html/aultsville.html]

Another mention of Wilhelmus appears at: http://www.edenstree.com/philipempey.html

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Wilhelmus Philip Empey Pvt., U.E.L.'s Timeline

1750
January 18, 1750
Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, USA
1775
1775
Age 24
1776
June 19, 1776
Age 26
German Flatts, Montgomery, New York, USA
1777
October 6, 1777
Age 27
German Flatts, Montgomery, New York, USA
1783
1783
Age 32
USA POW Camp, Rev. War
1788
October 22, 1788
Age 38
Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
1789
1789
Age 38
1791
February 13, 1791
Age 41
1793
June 23, 1793
Age 43
Ontario, Canada
1794
January, 1794
Age 43
Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada