Nancy McCoy Hatfield Phillips

The Ringling Brothers Miss Otisa! #SarahEdmonds #Banquet

Pioneer Family

Unsinkable Molly Brown - You do not have to be prim and propper to make others happy around you. Just be who you are. #TimelessWomen

William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield (September 9, 1839 – January 6, 1921)

Ingalls -

Vintage strong woman. jj

The real Ingalls family: Standing in the back from the left are Carrie, Laura and Grace. Seated from the left are Caroline (Ma), Charles (Pa) and Mary.

Like so many of us, Stephanie in Sales enjoyed The History Channel’s recent “Hatfields & McCoys,” miniseries, prompting her to want to learn more about this famous feud. Stephanie is now reading “Blood Feud: The Hatfields and the McCoys: The Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance” by Lisa Alther.

Old Blackwater School Lee County, Virginia

The Hatfields and the McCoys

Historic photos of "white" slaves from Occupied Louisiana, 1863 and 1864: These children were minority African Mulattoes and most states considered them legally Black for having 1/8th or more African ancestry. As a side note, Sally Hemings was 1/4th African so she and her and Thomas Jefferson's children would have had similar appearance. Racial intermingling, both consensual and non, was much more common in the pre-war South than many tend to believe and was not limited to slaves or the rich...

hatfields and mccoys feud - the 3 sons that got killed

cool - Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder 1948! I love Little House on the Prairie!

Doc Holliday (American Gambler Gunfighter Dentist) He is most noted as being a friend of Wyatt Earp and involved in the shoot out and killings at the O. K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. He was embroiled in ensuing shoot outs and killings in the west.

Hark Hatfield and his wife Ollie McCoy.

Zona Heaster Shue died in 1897 by what was called an "everlasting faint" but was soon given the name 'The Greenbrier Ghost' after she appeared to her mother and told her she had actually been murdered by her husband. The events surrounding the haunting led to it becoming the only time in American legal history in which the so-called "testimony of a ghost" was accepted at a murder trial.

Hatfield family

Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's mother. - original pinner is a descendant of one of her brothers.

Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy~ American Pioneer & Patriarch of the McCoy clan involved in the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud. During the almost 30 yr. feud w/ the Hatfield's, Randolph lost five of his children to the violence & another to what most considered "a broken heart."