|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|W. H. EMPEY|
|H. EMPEY was born at Mille Roches, Ont., August 22nd, 1864. He is the son of S. J. Empey (deceased), while his mother was Margaret Armstrong. He has a family of four daughters, his wife's maiden name being E. Vallance. He is a Canadian, an Anglican and a Conservative.|
W. H. Empey and His Home
His farm, Lot 12, Third Concession, Osnabruck Township, comprising 200 acres of excellent land, is stocked with 30 cattle, 6 horses, 16 swine and 80 fowl, and produces annually 1,000 bushels grain, 75 tons hay, 5 acres corn, 1 acre fruit, 75 bushels potatoes. There is also a sugar bush on the farm from which 100 gallons of syrup is made in a season.
Mr. Empey has spent all his life farming, and has been a patron of the Cheese Board since its organization. He delivers daily 300 pounds of milk to the Lunenburg Factory.
Mr. Empey's grandfather settled on the above farm as a U. E. Loyalist, having come from Philadelphia, Pa.
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