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. 24 Sept 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 and 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 16 Mar 1944 and entered on 16 Mar 1944 at Ft Thomas, KY. His military occupation was stock clerk. Military discharge 18 Dec 1945 Mitchell Convalescent Hosp, Camp Lockett, CA.
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.