John J Hoppy Amburgey
and Nancy Jane Smith

John J "Hoppy" Amburgey
and Nancy Jane Smith
Photos Courtesy Donald Givens
John J "Hoppy" Amburgey
and Nancy Jane Smith
Left to Right, Nancy Jane Smith With Daughters and Granddaughter

John J Hoppy" Amburgey b 1861 d 15 Apr 1942 Knott Co KY; s/o William H "Limpy Bill" Amburgey and Mary Ann "Polly" Scalf. John J Hoppy Amburgey m. 27 Jul 1883 to Nancy Jane Smith b 1865 d 1924 Knott Co KY d/o William Med Smith and Martha Ashley. Children of John J Hoppy Amburgey and Nancy Jane Smith;

1. Lucinda Amburgey.

2. Mary Ann Amburgey b 1885 Floyd Co KY d 23 Sept 1947 Knott Co KY; m. 24 Dec 1906 Floyd Co KY to George Preston Robinette.

3. Laurine Amburgey b Jun 1887 Floyd Co KY; m. 8 Sept 1904 Floyd Co KY Matthew Gillespie

4. William Albert Amburgey b 14 Sept 1889 Floyd Co KY d 29 Oct 1972 Knott Co KY; buried Tolliver Cemetery, Knott Co KY; m. 27 Nov 1910 to Flossie Click b 10 Sept 1895 d 4 Aug 1972 Kenton Co OH; d/o John Wesley Click and Augusta Jane Watson.

5. Margaret Amburgey b 7 May 1890 Knott Co KY; m. Alexander Parks.

6. Martha Lucinda Amburgey b 8 Jul 1891 Floyd Co KY d 15 Mar 1973 McCreary, KY (or d 9 Sept 1972 Knott Co KY); m. 26 Apr 1912 Knott Co KY to Shadrack "Shade" Smith b 6 Mar 1856 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY d 23 Sept 1939 Knott Co KY; s/o Jeremiah "Jake" Smith and Elizabeth Stacy. Martha Lucinda Amburgey m. Male Reedy.

7. Hiram Wesley Amburgey b 19 Jan 1892 Floyd Co KY d 8 Jun 1967 Knott Co KY; buried Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Knott Co KY; m. 14 Jul 1911 to Rhoda Combs b 6 Mar 1892 Hindman, Knott Co KY d 16 Feb 1979 Hindman, Knott Co KY; buried Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Knott Co KY; d/o Samuel Combs and Christine Greer.

8. Granville D Amburgey b Aug 1894 Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY; m. 5 Jul 1909 Floyd Co KY to Nannie Rice.

9. James Madison Amburgey b Jun 1895 Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY

10. Barbara Adaline Amburgey b Oct 1898 d 9 Jul 1945 Knott Co KY; buried Joseph Cornett Cemetery, Knott Co KY; m. 13 Oct 1916 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY by George Hagins, witnessed by ?? Mullins and Shade Smith, to John Riley Mullins b 31 Oct 1890 Knott Co KY d 7 Jul 1985 Knott Co KY; buried Joseph Cornett Cemetery, Knott Co KY; s/o Jasper Mullins and Elizabeth Jent. Children of John Riley Mullins and Barbara Adaline Amburgey;

I. Iva Riley Mullins b 2 Feb 1928 Knott Co KY d 15 Feb 2005 Pippa Passes, Knott Co KY buried Cornett Cemetery, Knott Co KY; m. Lauretta Slone Watson. Children of Iva Rley Mullins and Lauretta Slone Watson;

i. Lester Mullins

ii. Laura Marie Mullins m. Jimmy Farmer

iii. Carol Sue Mullins

iv. Sharon K Mullins

v. Denise Mullins m. Wayne Slone

vi. Maxine Mullins m. Male Lawrence

Lauretta Slone m. Male Watson. Children of Male Watson and Lauretta Slone;

i. Chris Watson m. Brenda Unknown. child; i.1. Christopher Watson

ii. Denzil Watson

Obituary of Iva Riley Mullins:
Iva Mullins, age 77, of Pippa Passes, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, February 15, 2005, at his home. He was born on February 2, 1928, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of the late John Riley and Barbara Amburgey Mullins. He was retired from the Knott County Board of Education and was a member of the Ivy Point Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Lester Mullins; two daughters, Laura Marie Farmer and Carol Sue Mullins; two brothers, Newton Ray Mullins and Marcus J. Mullins; two sisters, Pearlie Jent and Rachael Edgars; and one grandson, Christopher Watson. He is survived by his wife, Lauretta Slone Watson Mullins; two sons, Chris (Brenda) Watson of Prestonsburg, Kentucky and Denzil Watson of Pippa Passes, Kentucky; three daughters, Sharon K. Mullins of Hindman, Kentucky, Denise (Wayne) Slone of Litt Carr, Kentucky and Maxine (Lawrence), of Covington, Kentucky; one brother, Burley Mullins of Elkhort, Indiana; three sisters, Ollie Neal of Morgantown, Indiana, Bonnie Patrick of White Cloud, Michigan and Mary Holliday of Ary, Kentucky; one special friend, Michael Slone; one son-in-law, Jimmy Farmer; twelve grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Friday, February 18, at 11:00 a.m., at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky, with Lonzo Mosley, Don Pratt and others officiating. Burial followed in Cornett Cemetery, at Big Branch, Kentucky, under the direction of Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Hindman, Kentucky. Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, February 23, 2005

II. Newton Ray Mullins

III. Marcus J. Mullins

IV. Pearlie Mullins; m. Male Jent

V. Rachael Mullins; m. Male Edgars

VI. Burley Mullins

VII. Ollie Mullins; m. Male Neal

VIII. Bonnie Mullins; m. Male Patrick

11. Hilliard Amburgey b 1900 d 22 Nov 1950 Knott Co KY; m. 6 Aug 1923 Knott Co KY to Lona Pridemore b 26 Aug 1908 Hindman, Knott Co KY d 23 Feb 1974. Children of Hillard Amburgey and Lona Pridemore;

I. Estill Amburgey b 1924 Hindman, Knott Co KY; m. 14 Jul 1956 to Eunice Shepherd b 1925

II. Hager Amburgey b 22 Jun 1926 Litt Carr, Knott Co KY

III. Male Amburgey

IV. Female Amburgey; m. Robert Noble

V. Female Amburgey; m. Male Lakes

VI. Female Amburgey; m. Thurman Rowe b 1897. Female Amburgey m. Male Fields.

VII. Male Amburgey

VIII. Male Amburgey

IX. Female Amburgey; m. Male Hubert

X. Male Amburgey

XI. Male Amburgey

XII. Phillip D Amburgey b 13 Dec 1950 Litt Carr, Knott Co KY d 9 Jun 1978; m. Female Madden. (3 children)

12. Millie Amburgey b 1903

13. George Arnold Amburgey b 1905 Knott Co KY d 24 Apr 1938 Perry Co KY m. 1932 to Nora Storms. (2 children)


John J Hoppy Amburgey
and Maryland Miller

John J Hoppy" Amburgey b 1861 d 15 Apr 1942 Knott Co KY; s/o William H "Limpy Bill" Amburgey and Mary Ann "Polly" Scalf. John J Hoppy Amburgey m. 27 Jul 1883 to Nancy Jane Smith b 1865 d 1924 Knott Co KY d/o William Med Smith and Martha Ashley. John J Hoppy Amburgey m. 5 Jul 1925 to Maryland Miller b 1881 Hindman, Knott Co KY.


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