Joseph Dempsey

Submitted by Rebecca Heitzenrater, great great granddaughter

Joseph Arther Dempsey, born 14 Sept 1838 in Dempseytown, Venango County, PA, the son of David Dempsey and Jane Arters.  He lived in Pine Creek Township, Jefferson County PA.

He married Sarah Ann Britton (born 1841) about 1860, and served in the 211th Infantry, 18th Regiment, PA Volunteers in 1864 and 1865 when this photo was taken.

Joseph Dempsey died 29 Feb 1917 in Emrickville PA, and is buried in the Moore Cemetery in Pine Creek Township, Jefferson Co. 

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