Isaac Burton and
Amanda Wampler Burton
"This old photo taken in the
1800's shows William Isaac Burton and his wife Amanda Wampler Burton.
The picture was contributed by Butch Caudill of Big Stone Gap, Burtons
great grandson. There are serveral other Great-granchildren of the Burtons
in the Big Stone Gap area, he noted. Burton joined Gen John Hunt
Morgans Kenucky Calvary when he was but 14 to fight in the civil war.
Burton was captured and put in prison, to be released only after taking
the oath of allegiance to the union. He returned home and married
Amanda Wampler, residing in the powell valley area."