William Riley Amburgey
and Harriett Whitaker

William Riley Champion Amburgey and Harriett Ritter Whitaker
L-R - Clerinda, Margaret and Rebecca Amburgey
Edward Landrum and Wife, Adelia Amburgey Landrum

L-R: Alamander, Margaret, Rebecca, Robert, Granville, Ambrose, Selina and ??

L-R: Robert Amburgey, Clarinda Amburgey Short, Jethro Amburgey, Selina Amburgey Collins, Rebecca Amburgey Newsome, and Jolly Dock Short - About 1956
William Riley Amburgey (aka Champion) b 27 Oct 1861/69 d 28 Apr 1933 Littcarr, KY; buried Amburgey Cemetery, Knott Co KY; s/o Wiley J Amburgey and Dianah Adams. William Riley Champion Amburgey m. 23 Feb 1893 Knott Co KY to Harriett Ritter Whitaker b 4 Aug 1871 Letcher Co KY d 17 Mar 1948 Scioto Co OH; buried Tolliver Cemetery, Lloyd, Greenup Co KY; d/o Esquire Whitaker Jr and Clarinda Combs. Children of William Riley Champion Amburgey and Harriett Ritter Whitaker;

1. Selina Amburgey b 25 Feb 1894 Knott Co KY d 25 Nov 1961; buried Collins Cemetery, Litt Carr, Knott Co KY; m. Millard Franklin Frank Collins d 28 Nov 1961 buried Collins Cemetery, Litt Carr, Knott Co KY. Selina Amburgey m. 18 Aug 1917 to Minous Newsome b 1894 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Elcanie Cain Newsome and Mary Polly Anderson.

2. Adelia Delia Amburgey b 15 May 1895 Littcar, Knott Co KY d 28 Mar 1923 Irvine, KY; of lobar pneumonia buried Oakdale Cemetery, Irvine, KY; m. Edward Landrum b 1 Nov 1885 Knott Co KY d 13 Nov 1974 Knott Co KY buried Oakdale Cemetery, Irvine, KY.

3. Ambrose Wiley Amburgey b 16 Dec 1896 Knott Co KY d 9 Nov 1964 Reisterstown, Baltimore Co MD; occupation, railroad worker; m. 1921 to Isabelle Newsome b 22 Dec 1902 McCall, Greenup Co KY; d/o Hartwell Newsome and Mary Potter.

4. Rebecca Becky Amburgey b 24 Nov 1897 Littcar, Knott Co KY d 10 Oct 1981 Minford, OH; buried Rubyville, Scioto Co OH; m. 5 Sept 1925 to William Bill Newsome b 16 May 1900 Lawrence Co KY d 25 Nov 1961 Minford OH; s/o Hartwell Newsome and Mary Potter.

5. Lucinda Amburgey b 3 Oct 1898 Knott Co KY d 25 Oct 1904 Knott Co KY

6. Leslie Amburgey b: 6 Sept 1900 Littcarr, Knott Co KY d 6 Aug 1969 Washington State; buried New Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Grimmet, Howell Co MO; m. 3 Jun 1922 (divorced 3 Oct 1967 Harrison Twp, Boone Co Arkansas) to Anna Annie Sumner b 27 Mar 1906 Kodak, Perry Co KY; Anna Annie Sumner m. to (1) William Roark. Leslie Amburgey m. Bessie Mae Cannon b 1906 Hazard, Perry Co KY. Children of Leslie Amburgey and Bessie Mae Cannon;

i. Dollie Amburgey b 5 Feb 1925 Kodak, Perry Co KY

ii. Ernest Amburgey b 18 Feb 1926 Kodak, Perry co KY; service, WWII disabled Vet

iii. Alva J Amburgey (male) b 26 Jan 1929

iv. Everette Doyal Amburgey b 20 Feb 1930 Kodak, Perry Co KY d 14 Jul 1975 Celina, Mercer Co OH; m. 25 Dec 1958 to Leona Mae Luginbill b 23 Nov 1929 Chattanooga, Mercer Co OH. (3 children 1 deceased; Georgene Amburgey b 22 Feb 1962 Celina, Mercer Co OH d 22 Feb 1962 Celina, Mercer Co OH).

Leslie Amburgey m. 23 Jun 1952 (divorced 3 Oct 1967) to 3rd Cora Lantis b 5 Jul 1903 Harrison, Boone Co Arkansas d Apr 1986 Selah, Yakima, Washington; buried New Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Grimmet, Howell Co MO

7. Alamander Amburgey b 25 Dec 1901 Littcar, Knott Co KY d 16 Aug 1982 Dayton OH; buried Byron Cemetery, Fairborn, Green Co OH; m. 16 May 1923 to Dallie Williams b Nov 1906 Leslie, Perry Co KY d Feb 1933; buried Bob Combs Cemetery, Happy KY. Children of Alamander Amburgey and Dallie Williams;

i. Lillian Amburgey b 10 Mar 1924 Hazard, Perry Co KY; m. 12 Dec 1950 (divorced) to Jack E McGeath b 1929 Dayton, Montgomery Co OH

ii. Norma Jean Amburgey b 12 Jan 1926 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; occupation, dimestore clerk; m. 12 Dec 1945 to Clyd Franklin Stone; (2 children - 1 deceased Donald Stone b 30 Dec 1948 d 17 Jun 1997 of heart attack)

iii. Female Amburgey; m. Robert Burns Myers

8. Clarinda Amburgey b 24 Dec 1905 Knott Co KY d 28 Jan 1976 Scottsburg, Scott Co IN of organic brain syndrome buried Scottsburg, Cemetery, Scottsburg, Scott Co IN, m. 5 May 1930 Litt Carr, Knott Co KY to Jolly Dock Short b 4 Feb 1905 Mallie, Knott Co KY 14 Mar 1973 Austin, Scott Co IN of heart trouble complicated by diabetes; buried Scottsburg Cemetery, Scottsburg, Scott Co IN, occupation coal miner; s/o Alexander Alex Short and Jemima Mimi Sturgill Hall. Clerinda Amburgey m. 25 Mar 1925 to Elcanie Ell Newsome b 1891 d 30 Jan 1930 Letcher Co KY; s/o Elcanie Cain Newsome and Mary Polly Anderson. Elcanie Eli Newsome  m. 1st Sally Yonts

9. Margaret Amburgey b 3 Jun 1908 Taney Co MO d 12 Dec 1972 Lynchburg, Highland Co OH buried Barnes Cemetery, Hillsboro, Highland Co OH m. 18 Mar 1926 to John West Mullins b 1901 Hindman, Knott Co KY. (6 children) i. Dathan Mullins ii. Robert Mullins iii. 4 more children.

10. Benton Amburgey b 5 Apr 1911 Branson, Taney Co MO d 25 Dec 1981 West Plains, Howell MO buried New Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Grimmet, Howell Co MO; m. Anna Mary Wheeler b 18 Sept 1922 Lucasville, Montgomery Co OH d 25 Dec 1993 MO; buried New Liberty Baptist Cemetery, Grimmet, Howell Co MO; (2 children).

11. Granville Amburgey b 14 Apr 1913 Branson, Taney Co MO d Dec 1985 Fairborn, Greene Co OH military service; US Army, WWII; m. 17 Feb 1945 to Verna Reed b 18 Sept 1922 Magoffin Co KY d Jun 1995 Fairborn, Greene Co OH. (5 children)

12. Robert Humphrey Amburgey b 28 May 1915 Littcar, Knott Co KY d 25 Sept 1986 Lucasville, Scioto Co OH; m. 18 Nov 1939 Greenup Co KY to Lillian Irene Reed b 18 Aug 1920 Johnson Co KY; (3 children).


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