John Whitt Stamper
and Lucinda Hogg

John Whitt Stamper b 28 May 1808 NC d 26 Jun 1849 Letcher Co KY; s/o William Stamper and Agnes Emily Polly. John Whitt Stamper m. 29 Dec 1829 Letcher Co KY to Lucinda Hogg b 29 Feb 1812 Kings Creek, Roxanna, KY d 20 Sept 1879; d/o James Hogg and Elizabeth Kelly. Children of John Whitt Stamper and Lucinda Hogg;

1. Elizabeth Stamper b 9 Dec 1830 Floyd Co KY d 27 Jan 1895; m. William J Amburgey (Tannery Bill) b 4 Apr 1829 Floyd Co KY d 26 Jan 1914 Knott Co KY; s/o Ambrose Amburgey and Rebecca Francis. William J Amburgey m. 13 Jun 1896 to Josephine Collins b 6 Oct 1865 Hancock, TN d 29 Oct 1938 Letcher Co KY; d/o Conway Collins and Elizabeth Ann Willams.

2. George Stamper b 1831 Floyd Co KY

3. James P Stamper b 30 Aug 1832 Perry (Now Letcher) Co KY d 21 Jun 1903 Knott Co KY; m. 30 Nov 1854 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Francis b 21 Nov 1838 d 10 Oct 1908; d/o Samuel Francis and Leodicia Hogg. Elizabeth Francis m. 18 Jul 1850 Letcher Co KY to Stephen Adams b abt 1830 Perry (now Letcher) Co KY d abt 1866; s/o Randolph Adams and Nancy Caudill.

4. Hiram H Stamper b 2 Aug 1834 Perry (Now Letcher) Co KY d 19 Feb 1873 Letcher (now Knott) Co KY; military service, Captain, Co A, 13th KY Cav CSA; m. 1 Mar 1857 Letcher Co KY to Anna Francis b 11 Sept 1837 Perry Co KY d 17 Mar 1915 Knott Co KY; d/o William Thomas Francis and Lourania Polly.

5. Lucinda Stamper b 9 Jun 1836 Perry (Now Letcher) Co KY; m. abt 1857 to Solomon Frazier b 10 Dec 1834 Kingdom Come, Letcher Co KY d 12 Oct 1913 Guthrie, Logan Co OK; buried Summit View Cemetery, Logan Co OK; s/o Esquire Frazier and Phoebe Haney. Lucinda Stamper m. (2) Anderson Campbell

6. Matilda Stamper b 9 Jun 1836 Perry (Now Letcher) Co KY d 6 Feb 1890 Cornettsville, Perry Co KY; buried Cornett Cemetery, Bull Creek, Letcher Co KY; m. 22 May 1856 Letcher Co KY to William E Cornett b 3 Jan 1833 d 21 Jul 1909; s/o Roger Cornett and Mary Lewis.

7. John Whitt Stamper b 20 Jul 1839 Letcher Co KY d 4 Jul 1907 Letcher Co KY; m Margarene Francis b 3 Jul 1842 Letcher Co KY d 5 Oct 1908; d/o William Thomas Francis and Lourania Polly.

8. William Riley Stamper b 5 May 1840 Wolfe Co KY d 3 Apr 1891; m. 1 Jan 1867 Letcher Co KY to Louisa Branson b 1848 d 23 Nov 1903 Lewis Co KY; d/o Leonard Branson and Elizabeth Brashear.

9. Millie Ann Stamper b 15 Jul 1842 Letcher Co KY d 18 Feb 1866 Letcher Co KY

10. Margaret Stamper b abt 1844


John Whitt Stamper was a brother to Hiram H., who married a sister to Lucinda. They also moved to the Red River area of Wolfe County, Kentucky. John b. May 28, 1808 d. June 26, 1849 in Wolfe County, Kentucky, and was buried at head of Elk Creek, Letcher County, Kentucky. His descendants say he was hauled 100 miles by oxen to the burial place. Oliver Stamper attorney in Cleveland,Ohio, says "they moved to Elk Creek by oxen team and he died later". I visited this cemetary in 1944. Oliver Stamper att. in Cleveland, Ohio says the Hiram Stamper that was Sheriff of Letcher County was No. 85., Susannah's husband. Oliver is correct. by Carlice Breeding, 1968


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