sign up (free!)
Also on these boards
My geat grandparents, Capt.Wm.Anderson (devil anse and Levicy) Hatfield. Elizabeth (Betty) Hatfield Caldwell is their 7th child.
Born in 1839, Devil Anse Hatfield grew up in what is now Logan County, West Virginia. He took a leading role in his family's feud with the McCoys. In 1882, Hatfield's brother was murdered and he had the three McCoys responsible killed. He was indicted for his role in these crimes, but never was tried. Hatfield may have also been involved in 1888 attack on Randall McCoy and his family. He died in 1921.
My grandmother Mary Jane Hatfield, Simpkins, Hensley, Howes, far left -6th child of Capt.Wm.Anderson (devil anse) Hatfield. Nancy Belle Hatfield, Vance, Mullens on far right. Wm.Anderson (devil anse) and Levicy Hatfield seated. 3 of their sons standing center.
The Hatfield clan of Hatfield & McCoy legend. 'The picture was taken in 1897 and appeared in the Iowa State Press dated February 11, 1899. The headline read "In a Careless Moment Devil Anse Allowed It to be Taken. -- The Hatfields Wrecked the Photographer's Establishment.'
William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield was the patriarch of the Hatfield clan during the infamous Hatfield–McCoy feud which has since formed a part of American folklore. Devil Anse himself survived the feud, and agreed to end the feud in 1891.
"Devil Anse" Hatfield funeral. L-R: Thelma Latelle LaFollett, Mrs. Elliott Hatfield, Nancy "Sis" HatfieldVance, Rose HatfieldBrowning, Mrs. Anderson Hatfield, Tennis Hatfield, Elliott Mitchel, Elizabeth HatfieldCaldwell, Jonse Hatfield, Smith Hatfield, Emma Smith, Elea Hatfield, C. A. Hatfield, "Cap" Hatfield, Bob Hatfield, Dr. Elliott Hatfield, Murel Hatfield Beres, Joe Wolfe, Ples Browning, Cook Boys