Roseanna McCoy. Roseanna McCoy met Johnson "Johnse" Hatfield on election day 1880, in Pike Co., KY; in those times election days were huge events where the whole community turned out, not just for politics but for socialization. Roseanna was smitten with the handsome Johnse, but was ordered by her father to stay away from him, due to the longstanding feud between the Hatfields and McCoys that went all the way back to the mid-1860's. Washington Time, History Galleries, Families Feud, Roseanna Mccoy, John Hatfield, Hatfieldmccoy Fu, Mccoy Feud, History Channel, Hatfield Mccoy
The Hatfields McCoys ..A photograph of the gallows on which one of the principals present, Ellison "Cottontop" Mounts, was hanged for his allegedly murdering Randall McCoy's daughter Alifair in a 9-members Hatfield raid on the McCoy cabin. The raid killed two of Randall's children. Randall escaped, but his wife was beaten and left for dead. Ellison was the only participant in the long-standing Hatfield-McCoy feud who was ever legally executed. He was hanged February 18, 1890 in Pikeville, KY.
Roseanna McCoy. The Juliet to the Hatfield Romeo (Johnse Hatfield son of Devil Anse Hatfield). Come and listen to my story, Of fair Rosanna McCoy. She loved Johnse Hatfield, Old Devil Anse's boy. But the McCoys and Hatfields, Had long engaged in strife. And never the son of a Hatfield, Should take a McCoy to wife But when they met each other, On Blackberry Creek, they say. She was riding behind her brother, When Johnse rode along that way. 'Who is that