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Philip Empie, Corporal

Also Known As: "Johan Philip Empie/ note: have seen d. date of 10/30/1835- in Canada"
Birthplace: Stone Arabia, Albany (presently Montgomery), New York, USA
Death: Died in Ephratah, Fulton, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Phillip S. Empey, Sr., Corporal, U.E.L., P.O.W. and Maria E. B. Empey (Schultsin)
Husband of Elizabeth Snell and Elizabeth (Eliza) Empie
Father of Johannes Empie; Elizabeth Snell; Maria Snell; Catherine Sauls; Jacob Philip Empie and 4 others
Brother of Johannes F. Empie (Emige), Corp., U.E.L.; Johann Philip Empey; Wilhelmus Philip Empey Pvt., U.E.L.; Ann Eve Vankoughnet (Empey); Adam P. Empey, Sgt., U.E.L. and 7 others

Occupation: Musician/ Soldier /Revolutionary War
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About Philip Empie, Corporal

SOURCE< Fernow, DOCS relating to the Colonial History of New York, "New York in the Rev" Vol. 15, PP 295, 367 DAR< Ancestor # AO36707

Patriot- Served under Captain Henry Miller, Colonal Jacob Klock, 2nd Battalion, Tyron County Militia

as rank of Private.

Marriage to: Elizabeth Enslin- 12/10/1771 (proper Birth Surname is Ansley-better known as Enslin)


another D.A.R. document lists as:

Philip Empie Ancestor # AO36710 same Baptisim date of: 10/10/1749 in then Albany County, New York Death: (c) 1812 in Palatine District, Montgomery County, New York

Served under Captain Miller and Colonel Klock 2nd Battalion, Tyron County Militia Attained rank of Corporal

Facts to keep straight

family notes: Citations on the DAR GRS registry father-Philip Empies marriage to: Elizabeth Enslin children: Jacob Empie to Hannah Estes listed under four National Numbers: 158585 166373 194372 and 889995

Philip Empie and Elizabeth Enslin had also-''two daughters''- Elizabeth and Mary a.k.a. Mary Maria-

who were both married to, at different time periods, John Jacob Snell Mary Empie and John Jacob Snell registered under National number 227757 Mary Maria Empie and John Jacob Snell registered under National numbers: 255142 Mary and Mary Maria are the same woman. and 505682

Philip Empie Captured by Native American Indians during the American Revolutionary War. Made good his escape on the first evening of captivity.

A letter, included in a report by researcher; Clarence Herbert Ponds

My dear Doctor Burleigh;

Herewith one line of Smpies. (Empies) It is a big family as you will recognize. Just hov; many progenitors there v^ere in this country I do not Inow,

The Children of Philip Empie and Elizabeth Enslen seem to disappear from the Stone Arabia and Ephratah region. I have an idea that they either went to Canada or to the country opened up after the Revolution whch was taken from the Indians as Jefferson County. There was a great migration from the Mohawk Valley to the County of Jefferson, as well as to other new coun- ties.

I have shown one slender line down to the present as it traces the descent of the Empie Bible down throu£):h the Trumbles and into the hands of the Bazo family. Through this bible I was able to identify my own line in the Empie family. Perhaps you may be able to connect some of the Canadian -^^mpieis with this line of Philip and Elizabeth Enslen.

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Philip Empie, Corporal's Timeline

October 2, 1749
Stone Arabia, Albany (presently Montgomery), New York, USA
October 10, 1749
Albany (presently Montgomery), New York, USA
December 8, 1772
Age 23
New York, USA
Age 24
Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, USA
January 23, 1778
Age 28
New York, USA
September 6, 1782
Age 32
Montgomery, New York, USA
June 13, 1788
Age 38
Montgomery County, New York, United States
April 11, 1790
Age 40
Montgomery, New York, USA
July 22, 1791
Age 41
Montgomery, New York, USA