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Edward Dempsey
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Birth: 1799
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: 1886
Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Ontario, Canada

Edward Dempsey and his first wife, Jane Hay, had five children born in County Antrim and baptised at the First Kilrea Presbyterian Church in County Derry. (Noted on

5 July 1832 the Montreal Emigrant Society sponsored the family's passage to Prescott, Ontario, to help populate the Canadian Territories. The family settled in Oxford Township, Grenville County, where Edward continued as a weaver.

According to Dempsey family history and the Family Bible kept by Edward's granddaughter Jane Carmichael, he was widowed twice and remarried a Janet Christie and a Sarah.

Additional children born in Co Antrim include two sons, Robert Franklin 1824-1876 who died in Illinois and Stewart born in 1831 who may have died young.

On the 1881 census Edward and his third wife Sarah are listed living in Edwardsburgh, Grenville County, with Edward working as a farmer at 82. He passed away before 1891.
Family links: 
  Jane Hay Dempsey (1800 - 1840)
  John Dempsey (1822 - 1899)*
  Martha Dempsey Carmichael (1826 - 1899)*
  William Dempsey (1827 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Listed as buried but no grave marker
South Gower Cemetery
South Gower
Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Fay Carmichael
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88460549
Edward Dempsey
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- Fay Carmichael
 Added: Apr. 13, 2012

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