William Riley Amburgey
and Sabrina Franklin

William Riley Amburgey b 28 Jan 1876 Knott Co KY d 30 May 1954 Lexington, Fayette Co KY buried Greasy Amburgey Cemetery, Knott Co KY; s/o Alfred Amburgey and Elizabeth Amburgey. William Riley Amburgey m. 8 Nov 1902 Knott Co KY to Sabrina Franklin b 26 Jul 1881 Pinetop, Knott Co KY d 1 Sept 1961 Lexington, Fayette Co, KY; buried Greasy Amburgey Cemetery Knott Co KY; d/o William M Franklin and Nancy Ann Combs. Children of William Riley Amburgey and Sabrina Franklin;

1. Claude Amburgey b 26 Mar 1910 Pinetop, Knott Co KY d 1 Sept 1975 Ft Wayne, Allen Co IN; buried Hale Cemetery, Wolfpen, Knott Co KY m. Sept 24 1938 Neon, Letcher Co KY Church of Christ to Dalma Hale b 28 Oct 1920 Wolfpen, Bath, Mallie, Knott Co KY d 31 Mar 1985 Ft Wayne, Allen Co IN St Joseph Hospital, buried Hale Cemetery, Wolfpen, KY; occupation, retired from Container Corp, Ft Wayne IN; d/o Elijah Hale and Maggie Blair. Although Claude had no middle name, he sometimes made up ones such as Colbert & Grimsley. He told daughter Dianah that if someone insisted on a middle name, he just made one up. Claude Amburgey military service was as a Corporal in 1961 in the Service Command Unit as a Sharpshooter. He was inducted on 3/16/44 and entered on 3/16/44 at Ft Thomas, KY. His military occupation was stock clerk. Military discharge 12/18/1945 Mitchell Convalescent Hosp, Camp Lockett, Ca. Children of Claude Amburgey and Dalma Hale;

i. Claudette Leora Amburgey

ii. Gary Phillip Amburgey

iii. Judy Faye Amburgey

iv. Janice Alberta Amburgey

v. Dianah June Amburgey

vi. Suerita Darlene Amburgey

vii. Vicki Lynette Amburgey

2. Herbert Amburgey b 17 Jul 1903 Knott Co KY d 30 Aug 1923 Albuquerque, NM St John's Sanatorium of TB, buried Greasy Amburgey Cemetery, Knott Co KY.

3. Verta Amburgey b 19 Jul 1905 Knott Co KY d 21 Apr 1990 Lexington, Fayette Co KY buried W Irvine Cemetery, Irvine, KY; m. 27 Mar 1930 to Audney Combs b 9 May 1901 Morgan Co KY d 16 Jul 1981 Estill Co KY buried W Irvine Cemetery, Irvine, KY.

4. Nora Amburgey b 29 Jul 1907 Knott Co KY d 22 Oct 1991 Lexington, Fayette Co KY; m. 22 Jan 1933 KY to Thomas William Horine b 4 Mar 1911 d 26 Dec 1990 Lexington, Fayette Co KY.

5. Gladys Amburgey b 29 Sept 1912 Knott Co KY d 20 May 1987 FL; m. Clifford Blair b 4 Feb 1910 d 31 Aug 1984 FL. Children of Clifford Blair and Gladys Amburgey;

i. Marlene Blair b 30 Sept 1931 Letcher Co KY d 30 Jun 2009 Daytona Beach, Volusia Co FL

ii. Claudette Blair b abt 1933

iii. Douglas Blair b 6 Sept 1935 Letcher Co KY d 25 Jan 1998 Deltona, Volusia Co FL

iv. Richard Cecil Blair b 11 Feb 1941 Lexington, Fayette Co KY d 10 Dec 2004 Jacksonville, Duval Co FL

6. Nada Amburgey b 8 Feb 1915 Knott Co KY d 18 Nov 1996 buried 20 Nov 1996 Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, Big Stone Gap, VA; Retired from Wise Co VA schools. Nada Amburgey m. 16 Jul 1938 to Elmer Bayse Hart b 5 May 1914 Bardstown, Nelson Co KY d 3 Jul 2001 VA Vets Care Center, Salem, VA; Graduated University of KY. US Merchant Marine veteran WWII; Retired teacher, Wise Co VA.

7. Carter Amburgey b 26 May 1917 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 1 Sept 1988 Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY of strokes, buried 4 Sept 1988 Riley Bentley Cemetery, Deane, KY; Baptist minister; Veteran WWII US Army Europe; Worked 40 years Baker Maytag store; retired 1979 from Adams Stone; m. Lavinna Crase b 16 Mar 1920 d 8 Nov 1988.


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