|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1857|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 1929|
Andrew Hambey was 5' 2" tall, had dark complexin, brown eyes, and black hair accoridng to the 1892 Great Register of Monterey county. He engaged in farming, stockraising and real estate development. He also was a carpenter and business manager of the Hambey brothers' enterprises. He is rembered by his grandnieces for the delicious blackberries and loganberries that he grew along the front fence of his home property.
A.M. Hambey,72, Pioneer, Crosses Great Divide. The death of another pioneer Monterey County man occurred in a hospital here (Salinas) early this morning He had been a resident of this city and vicinty for 44 years.
Deceased had been in failing health for a long time, but his demise was unexpected by friends. The fatal attack came Sunday. Hambey was native of TN. Born 16 Feb 1857. With his parents, in 1875 he came to California on one of the first transcontinental trains of the Union Pacific railroad. They settled in Oakland where they remained untill 10 years later when they moved to Monterey County and located in San Miguel Canyon, now known generally as Prunedale. There Hambey engaged in farming and stockraising until about 10 years ago when he retire and came to Salinas. He was a brother of the late Richard Hambey who died a number of years ago.
Deceased is survived by his dauther, Mrs. Jody Maher of this city and a granddaughter, Miss Beatrice Maher, also of this city. His funeral has been set for Sunday afternoon. Burial wil be in the Hambey Cemetery in San Miguel Canyon.
Created by: Patricia Miljarak
Record added: Jul 27, 2007
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