William J Amburgey
and Elizabeth Stamper

William J Amburgey
William J "Tanner Bill" Amburgey Photo Submitted by JB Francis
Elizabeth Stamper
Elizabeth Stamper Photo Submitted by JB Francis
William J Amburgey (aka Tanner Bill) b 4 Apr 1829 Letcher Co KY d 26 Jan 1914 in Knott Co KY; s/o Ambrose Amburgey and Rebecca Francis. William J "Tanner Bill" Amburgey and m. (1) to Elizabeth Stamper b 9 Dec 1830 d 27 Jan 1895; d/o John Whitt Stamper and Lucinda Hogg. (Source). (1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of William J "Tanner Bill" Amburgey and Elizabeth Stamper;

1. Hiram H Amburgey b 22 Jan 1853 d 10 Oct 1924; buried Carr Memorial Cemetery, Littcarr, KY; m. 7 Mar 1872 Whitesburg, KY to Leodicy Dicy Adams b 25 Dec 1854 in Pinetop, Knott Co KY d 12 Aug 1931; buried Carr Fork Memorial Cemetery, Littcarr, KY; d/o Stephen A Adams and Elizabeth Francis.

2. Ambrose J Amburgey (aka Burntshin) b 25 May 1854 Littcarr, Knott Co KY d 1 Dec 1931; m. 16 Oct 1875 to 1st Rebecca Everage.  Ambrose J Amburgey m. 30 Mar 1878 to Lucinda "Cindy" Francis b 22 Oct 1857 Winchester, Clark Co KY d 1934; d/o Simeon "Sim" Francis and Cassie Branham Smith.

3. Lucinda Amburgey b 2 Mar 1856 in Littcarr, Knott Co KY d 2 Jan 1918; m. 10 Sept 1878 to Randolph Adams b 24 Jan 1859 Hindman, Knott Co KY d 7 July 1927; s/o Stephen A Adams and Elizabeth Francis.

4. Rebecca Amburgey b 24 May 1858 Littcarr, Knott Co KY d 23 Jan 1929 m. 19 Jan 1877 Carr Creek, KY to Samuel Adams b 6 Apr 1857 Letcher Co KY d 1898 in the Phillipine Islands in the Spanish American War. s/o Stephen A Adams and Elizabeth Francis. Child of Rebecca Adams and Samuel Adams;

I. Betty Adams b 23 Sept 1891 Knott Co KY d 27 Jun 1978 Monahans, TX m. 21 Nov 1921 Barstow TX to Joseph Carter Martin b 1893. Child fo Betty Adams and Joseph Carter Martin:

i. Betty Jo Martin b 1931 m. Bobby Joe Meek b 1928.

5. Jeptha J Amburgey b 1 Jan 1861 Littcarr, KY d 30 Oct 1941; m. Elizabeth Francis; d/o Simeon Sim Francis and Cassie Branham Smith.

6. John Witt Amburgey (aka Whitt) b 10 Jun 1863 Carr's Fork, Letcher Co KY d 7 Jan 1943; m. Willa D Cotter.

7. Francis Amburgey b 20 Apr 1867 d 2 Sept 1967 age 100.

8. William Whit Amburgey b 4 Apr 1866 Litt Carr, Letcher Co KY; m. Alice Smith.

9. Matilda Amburgey b 23 Jun 1868 Letcher Co KY d 11 Jun 1949 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY; m. 23 Jan 1883 to William M "Bow Legs" Smith b 11 Oct 1861 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY d 8 Nov 1943 Smithsboro, Knott Co KY; (s/o Thomas Smith and Luraney Francis; s/o William Smith and Millie Combs; (William Smith s/o Rev Richard Smith and Aletia Combs).

10. Francis Amburgey b 5 Feb 1871 Buncombe Letcher Co KY d 30 Sept 1875 at age 4 years.

11. Alice "Allie" Elizabeth Amburgey b 22 Jun 1874 Letcher Co KY d 18 Jul 1895 at age 21 years.


William J Amburgey
and Josephine Collins

William J Amburgey (aka Tanner Bill) b 4 Apr 1829 Letcher Co KY d 26 Jan 1914 Knott Co KY; s/o Ambrose Amburgey and Rebecca Francis. William J "Tanner Bill" Amburgey m. (2) to Josephine Collins. Children of William J Amburgey and Josephine Collins;

1. Dewey Amburgey b about 1899.

2. Huey Amburgey b about 1901.

3. Ira Amburgey b about 1903.

4. Mary Amburgey

5. Josephine Amburgey


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