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Ambrose Wiley Amburgey
and Isabelle Newsom

Ambrose Wiley Amburgey b 16 Dec 1896 Knott Co KY d 9 Nov 1964 Reisterstown, Baltimore Co MD; occupation, railroad worker; s/o William Riley Champion Amburgey and Harriett Whitaker. Ambrose Wiley Amburgey m. Isabelle Newsom b 22 Dec 1902 d 10 Apr 1992; buried Brogdon Cemetery, Henry Co TN; Findagrave memorial #121875174; d/o Hartwell Newsome and Mary Francis Potter. Children of Ambrose Wiley Amburgey and Isabelle Newsom;

1. Roy Edward Amburgey b 22 Nov 1922 McCall, Greenup Co KY d 10 Mar 2009 Redding, Shasta Co CA; m. Virginia Unknown; (1 child) Roy Edward Amburgey m. 2 Aug 1947 (divorced) to Alice Dorine Pacquett; (2 children)

2. James Denzil "Den" Amburgey b 26 Apr 1925 McCall, Greenup Co KY d 26 Sept 1976 TN; military service, Merchant Marines; buried Brogdon Cemetery, Henry Co TN; m. (divorced) Betty Jane Roush b 10 Apr 1927 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH d 29 Jul 1994 McKenzie, Carroll Co TN; buried Brogdon Cemetery, Henry Co TN; d/o Leslie Roush and Grace Chapman. (3 children)


Source: familysearch.org
1940 Scioto Co OH Census Clay Twp 73-5 Clay township
7 Amburgey Benton X Head M W 29 S MO Farm Hand
7 Amburgey Harriett Mother F W 68 Wd KY
7 Amburgey Granville Brother M W 27 S MO New Worker

8 Amburgey Wiley Head M W 42 M KY Car Repair railroad
8 Amburgey Isabell Wife F W 38 M KY
8 Amburgey Roy Son M W 18 KY
8 Amburgey James Son M W 15 KY


Obituary: Ambrose Wiley Amburgey
16 Dec 1896 - 9 Nov 1964
Source: Findagrave 172056019

Ambrose Wiley Amburgey, 67, of 14 Nelson Road, Pikesville, died yesterday at 4:15 p.m. at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore. He was a retired railroad employee. A son of the late William R. and Harriet Ritter Amburgey, he was born in Knott County, Kentucky, Dec. 16, 1896.

Surviving are his widow, Isabelle Newson (Newsome) Amburgey; two sons, Roy E., San Jose, Calif., and James D., Sykesville; five brothers and three sisters, Leslie, Yakima, Wash.; Alamder, Dayton, Ohio; Denton and Robert, Lucasville, Ohio, and Granville, Fireborn, Ohio; Mrs. Rebecca Newsone, Portsmoth, Ohio; Mrs. Clarindao Short, Holland, Mich., and Mrs. Margaret Mullins, Lynchburg, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Eline funeral home, Reisterstown. The Rev. Richard Ledbetter, pastor of Colonial Baptist Church, Pikesville, will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Cemetery, Randallstown. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 9 p.m. until Friday.

The Evening Sun, Hanover, PA 10 Nov 1964

Included in his obituary was the 23rd Psalm.


In Memory of
Ambrose W. Amburgey
November 9, 1964
Twenty-third Psalm

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He Maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul; He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Eline Funeral Home
Reisterstown, Maryland


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