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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
W. H. EMPEY

w.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
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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