Corp. Henrich John Empey, U.E.L.

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Corp. Henrich John Empey, U.E.L.

Also Known As: "Henry"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Stone Arabia, Albany County, New York
Death: Died in Cornwall, Stormont County, Upper Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Phillip S. Empey, Sr., Corporal, U.E.L., P.O.W. and Maria E. B. Empey (Schultsin)
Husband of Catharina Ann Empey and Cornelia Empey
Father of <private> Loucks (Louchs) (Empey); Nancy Mary Eligh ( Empey); Caterine Smith; Barbara Dixson; Philip Henry Empey and 9 others
Brother of Johannes F. Empie (Emige), Corp., U.E.L.; Corp. Philip Empie; Pvt. Wilhelmus Philip Empey, U.E.L.; Anne Eva VanKoughnet; First Sgt. Adam Philip Empey, U.E.L. and 6 others

Occupation: Inn Keeper/ Soldier
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About Corp. Henrich John Empey, U.E.L.

United Empire Loyalist (U.E.L.)

marriages: 1) Catharina Rombach/ Rombaugh- Dame of all their children. 2) Cornelia Crowder

interesting facts:

Heinrich could not write and signed his Petition to the King and other Documents with an X.
Heinrich was an importer of Rum in which to sell in his Inn.

Photograph and short Biography of the stone house in Cornwall Township, Ontario, Canada[]

We know that Heinrich was a Militiaman, but certain evidence suggests he did not fight along side his father and brothers. I draw attention to his Petition to the King (see Sources)

Rank of Corporal- Is this the correct Corp. Henrich or Henry John, appearing on the Kings Royal Regiment New York (KRRNY) Loyalist master muster roll P.L. 2d 1786?
Did he fight in the Revolutionary War,Battle of Oriskany,New York with his Father Philip Sr.,Brothers Jacob,Peter and Philip Jr.?
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Corp. Henrich John Empey, U.E.L.'s Timeline

March 23, 1767
Stone Arabia, Albany County, New York
August 7, 1789
Age 22
April 13, 1791
Age 24
Lancaster, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
Age 24
April 4, 1794
Age 27
Lancaster, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
Age 32
August 22, 1803
Age 36
Lancaster, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
January 11, 1805
Age 37
Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, Ontario, Canada