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Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:07 GMT (UK) »
I was wondering if anyone could help me.

I'm desperately trying to track the roots or any information of - George Newcombe Empey who married Susan Elizabeth Harkness in Nenagh, Tipperary Ireland in 1877. I believe they were both born in Ireland and immigrated to South Africa sometime after their marriage. Any information about the Empeys in Ireland will be helpful so if you know anything please reply.

Parents of James Newcombe Empey (born in Kilkenny) & Robert Harkness Empey, and possibly a Ivy Empey.


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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:11 GMT (UK) »
IF RC..  registers.nli.ie

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:14 GMT (UK) »
Just Googled "Robert Harkness Empey"  plenty of results...

e.g. Re your research on Findagrave.com, I am researching Robert Harkness Empey (among others), b:ca 1924, d:13.7.1944. He is descended from Emily Hickie whose family is my main interest.

Are you able to help with details of the family's emigration and life in South Africa? I am in contact with other descendants of Emily.

Regards,
Chris Berry


www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46620909

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:29 GMT (UK) »
Yes the Robert you have mentioned died at 21 in World War 2 he was the son of James Newcombe Empey

I believe George Newcombe Empey and Susan Elizabeth Harkness had 3 Sons James Newcombe, George Allen and  Robert Harkness. Perhaps James just named his one son after his brother, I'm not sure.

I think James was the only child to be born in Ireland (Kilkenny) and moved when he was very little.

James married Ada Florence Stevens in Durban South Africa and had children in South Africa, namely Patricia Harkness, Harry Newcombe , Robert Harkness, Florence Hazel,  Terrence Denzil, Roland and Eleanor Kate.

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:39 GMT (UK) »
That was just one of many results on Google... like I said if he was RC then registers are online, free!!

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:47 GMT (UK) »
Thanks :)

Do you have any advice on how to Find George Newcombe's parents? I've Googled and Googled but no real luck

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:49 GMT (UK) »
If RC, try registers for Kilkenny?

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 01 November 15 11:50 GMT (UK) »
I'm really  interested to see where Emily Hickie fits in too, thanks for your replies :)

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Re: Empey / Impey Family Line - George Newcombe Empey
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 01 November 15 12:00 GMT (UK) »
If you are looking through the RC Registers it might be Hickey... did you try FamilySearch