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Gerrie
post Mar 15 2007, 08:01 PM
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Family origins
The Hatfields lived on the West Virginia side of the Tug Fork, and the McCoys lived on the Kentucky side. Both families were part of the first wave of pioneers to settle the Tug Valley. Both were involved in the manufacture and sale of moonshine. Both apparently were involved in pro-Confederate guerrilla activity during the American Civil War. The Hatfields were led by William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield (1839–1921). The McCoys were led by Randolph "Ole Ran’l" McCoy (1825–1914).
They had both acquired much land and respectability. The Hatfields were more affluent than the McCoys and were well-connected politically, but both families owned a good amount of property.
The Feud
Beginning
According to historian Altina L. Waller, "Most accounts of the Hatfield-McCoy feud begin with the death of Asa Harmon McCoy (Randall McCoy's brother) on 7 January 1865." The uncle of Devil Anse, Jim Vance, and his "Wildcats" felt hatred toward Harmon McCoy because he had joined the Union army. Harmon had been discharged from the army early because of a broken leg. Several nights after he returned home, he was murdered in a cave nearby.
As legends go, the first recorded instance of violence in the feud occurred after an 1873 dispute about the ownership of a hog: Floyd Hatfield had it and Randolph McCoy said it was his.[2] But in truth, the dispute was over land or property lines and the ownership of that land. The pig was only in the fight because one family believed that since the pig was on their land, that meant it was theirs; the other side objected. The matter was taken to the local Justice of the Peace, and the McCoys lost because of the testimony of Bill Staton, a relative of both families. The individual presiding over the case was Anderson "Preacher Anse" Hatfield. In June 1880, Staton was killed by two McCoy brothers, Sam and Paris, who were later acquitted on the grounds of self-defense.
Escalation
The feud escalated after Roseanna McCoy began an affair with Johnse Hatfield (Devil Anse's son), leaving her family to live with the Hatfields in West Virginia. Roseanna eventually returned to the McCoys, but when the couple tried to resume their relationship, Johnse Hatfield was kidnapped by the McCoys, and was saved only when Roseanna made a desperate ride to alert Devil Anse Hatfield, who organized a rescue party.
Despite what was seen as a betrayal of her family on his behalf, Johnse thereafter abandoned the pregnant Roseanna, marrying instead her cousin Nancy McCoy in 1881
The feud burst into full fury in 1882, when Ellison Hatfield, brother of "Devil Anse" Hatfield, was brutally murdered by three of Roseanna McCoy's brothers, Tolbert, Pharmer, and Bud, stabbed 26 times and finished off with a shot. The brothers were themselves murdered in turn as the vendetta escalated.They had been kidnapped after they had murdered Ellison. They were tied to Paw Paw bushes and shot many times each. Their bodies were described as "bullet-riddled".
Between 1880 and 1891, the feud claimed more than a dozen members of the two families, becoming headline news around the country and compelling the Governors of both Kentucky and West Virginia to call up the United States National Guard to restore order after the disappearance of dozens of bounty hunters sent to calm the bloodlust.
Eight Hatfields were kidnapped and brought to Kentucky to stand trial for the murder of a female member of the McCoy clan, Alifair. She had been shot after exiting a burning building that had been set aflame by a group of Hatfields. Because of issues of due process and illegal extradition, the Supreme Court of the United States became involved. Eventually, the eight men were tried in Kentucky, and all eight were found guilty. Seven received life imprisonment, and the eighth was executed in a public hanging (even though it was prohibited by law), probably as a warning to end the violence. Thousands of spectators attended the hanging in Pikeville, Kentucky. The families finally agreed to stop the fighting in 1891.
Literary impact
In the popular imagination, the Hatfield-McCoy feud became a curiosity, a proverb, and even a joke.
• In 1980, the popular television game show Family Feud reunited descendants of the two families for a week of competition with the overall winning family (the one winning 3 out of 5 games) taking home a pig representative of the original creature at the center of the initial dispute. (Of course, the winning family each day played "Fast Money" under normal rules.)
• The feud is referenced in a series of children's books by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, starting with The Boys Start the War, about boys and girls pulling pranks on each other. The surname of the boys' family is Hatford, while the girls are named Maloy.
• The 1951 Abbott and Costello comedy film, Comin' Round The Mountain was about a feud between the Whitfields and the McCoys.
• On June 14, 2003, descendants of the Hatfield and McCoy families signed a truce in Pikeville, though the conflict had ended a century earlier.
• Ann Rinaldi's historical novel The Coffin Quilt for young adult readers, narrated by Fanny McCoy, the youngest of the fourteen McCoy children, is a fictionalized version of this conflict.
• There was a real-time strategy game for the PC titled "Hatfields and McCoys" developed by Lupine Games and published by Valu-Soft based on the conflict, in which the player controls one of the two clans in a battle against the other.
• One of the Pumpkinhead movies, Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud uses the Hatfield-McCoy feud as main basis for the movie. In the movie, a McCoy and a Hatfield fall in love, and when they are found out, the McCoy summons Pumpkinhead to kill the rest of the girl's family, killing much of his family in the process. Much of the movie was slightly modernized, with cars and modern weapons.
• In the Disney Channel show House of Mouse, a sketch in one of the episodes involved a family feud between two families called the Coyfields and the McHats.
Tourism
Many tourists each year travel to parts of West Virginia and Kentucky to see the areas and historic relics which remain from the days of the feud. For example, Bo McCoy, a college student, organized a joint reunion of the Hatfield and McCoy clans in 1993, and, according to the About.com website:
As the McCoy's plans evolved, Pike County Tourism, Pikeville College, and the City of Pikeville joined the McCoys in the development of the reunion. Word about the McCoy reunion in Pikeville, Ky quickly spread to the national level. Bo McCoy extended an invitation to the Hatfields on the McCoy reunion Web site, and when the Hatfields learned about it, they wanted to join. The West Virginia Division of Tourism joined forces with the Corridor G Tourism Project to provide some funding for a Hatfield event in WV to coincide with the McCoy event in Kentucky, and the reunion of the millennium was born![3]
Additionally, an entire recreation area, the 400-mile Hatfield-McCoy Trails system, has been created around the theme of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud.[4]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatfield-McCoy_feud
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post Mar 15 2007, 08:03 PM
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post Mar 16 2007, 01:04 AM
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I dont think I have ever before actually read the account of this!! Thanks for posting it....now....tell us how you're related!!
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post Mar 16 2007, 05:43 AM
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how interesting! the other day i was watching the story of the hatfields and mccoys on the PBS Appalachian special.
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post Mar 16 2007, 10:04 AM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




here goes: bold = direct feuders, red = my line

Old William McCoy b 1752
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Daniel McCoy b 1790
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1. John Mccoy b1817
2. Harriett Mccoy b 1820
3. William McCoy " Billy" b 1822
4.Randolph McCoy " Randall" b 1825
5. Asa Harmon Mccoy B 1828
6. Samuel McCoy b 1831
7.Ruth McCoy b.1833
8. Mary Etta McCoy b 1834
9. Thomas Pharmer McCoy b 1840
10. Nancy McCoy b 1841
11.James M McCoy " Big Jim" b1843
12. Louisa McCoy b1845
13. Jane McCoy b 1846
John McCoy ( child #1 above)
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1. Amanda McCoy b 1846
2. Mary McCoy b 1848
3.Lorenzo Dow McCoy b 1850
4. Alifair McCoy b 1851
5. Allen McCoy B 1851
6. Rebecca McCoy b 1853
Lorenzo Dow McCoy ( child #3 above) * not of interest for me was at this point for the next 3 gen's no one used middle names for their kids.*
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1.Lauren McCoy B1886
2. Bidda Elizabeth McCoy " Kizzie b 1887
Bidda Elizabeth McCoy
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1.Flarence Burks b 1917
2. Eliza Burks b 191*
Eliza Burks ( child #2 from above) I left DOB blanksince some are still living and I have permission to use thier names as long as I leave DOB blank!
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1.Lucille Roberts
2.Virgil Roberts
3.Geraldine Roberts
4.Roger Roberts
5.Joann Roberts
6. Jerry Roberts
7. Jake Roberts was twin to # 6 died @ a month old
Jerry Roberts
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1. Gerrie Lynne Roberts( I was the first child to have a middle name since 1886)
2. Bryan Keyth Karter Roberts
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post Mar 21 2007, 05:17 PM
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That's so interesting. I've never heard the true story before either, though just about everybody has heard of the two families and the fued. Its sad that people are still perverting this tragedy for monetary gain. I know someone who "claims" to be related to these two families. I should find out more information, and see if it's true.
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Wow! ohmy.gif That's quite a history. Thanks for sharing. smile.gif
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post Apr 8 2007, 08:23 AM
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I just got home from Oklahoma and found this in my MySpace bulletins. I thought you might get a kick out of reading it. Its strange that they would still be trying to find a WHY, especially medically.






Disease underlies Hatfield-McCoy feud By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Medical Writer
Thu Apr 5, 9:08 PM ET



The most infamous feud in American folklore, the long-running battle between the Hatfields and McCoys, may be partly explained by a rare, inherited disease that can lead to hair-trigger rage and violent outbursts.

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Dozens of McCoy descendants apparently have the disease, which causes high blood pressure, racing hearts, severe headaches and too much adrenaline and other "fight or flight" stress hormones.

No one blames the whole feud on this, but doctors say it could help explain some of the clan's notorious behavior.

"This condition can certainly make anybody short-tempered, and if they are prone because of their personality, it can add fuel to the fire," said Dr. Revi Mathew, a Vanderbilt University endocrinologist treating one of the family members.

The Hatfields and McCoys have a storied and deadly history dating to Civil War times. Their generations of fighting over land, timber rights and even a pig are the subject of dozens of books, songs and countless jokes. Unfortunately for Appalachia, the feud is one of its greatest sources of fame.

Several genetic experts have known about the disease plaguing some of the McCoys for decades, but kept it secret. The Associated Press learned of it after several family members revealed their history to Vanderbilt doctors, who are trying to find more McCoy relatives to warn them of the risk.

One doctor who had researched the family for decades called them the "McC kindred" in a 1998 medical journal article tracing the disease through four generations.

"He said something about us never being able to get insurance" if the full family name was used, said Rita Reynolds, a Bristol, Tenn., woman with the disease. She says she is a McCoy descendant and has documents from the doctor showing his work on her family.

She is speaking up now so distant relatives might realize their risk and get help before the condition proves fatal, as it did to many of her ancestors.

Back then, "we didn't even know this existed," she said. "They just up and died."

Von Hippel-Lindau disease, which afflicts many family members, can cause tumors in the eyes, ears, pancreas, kidney, brain and spine. Roughly three-fourths of the affected McCoys have pheochromocytomas — tumors of the adrenal gland.

The small, bubbly-looking orange adrenal gland sits atop each kidney and makes adrenaline and substances called catecholamines. Too much can cause high blood pressure, pounding headaches, heart palpitations, facial flushing, nausea and vomiting. There is no cure for the disease, but removing the tumors before they turn cancerous can improve survival.

Affected family members have long been known to be combative, even with their kin. Reynolds recalled her grandfather, "Smallwood" McCoy.

"When he would come to visit, everyone would run and hide. They acted like they were scared to death of him. He had a really bad temper," she said.

Her adopted daughter, another McCoy descendant, 11-year-old Winnter Reynolds, just had an adrenal tumor removed at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. Teachers thought the girl had ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Now, Winnter says, "my parents are thinking it may be the tumor" that caused the behavior. "I've been feeling great since they took it out."

Her adoptive father, James Reynolds, said of the McCoys: "It don't take much to set them off. They've got a pretty good temper.

"Before the surgery, Winnter, when we would discipline her, she'd squeeze her fists together and get real angry and start hollering back at us, screaming and crying," he said.

As for the older McCoys, "they just started dropping dead of the tumors," he said. "They didn't know what it was. A name wasn't really put on the disease until 1968. That's when one of my brothers-in-law had to have surgery, to have some tumors removed in his brain. They started to notice tumors occurring in each of the family members."

Dr. Nuzhet Atuk at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and geneticists at the University of Pennsylvania studied the family for more than 30 years, Rita Reynolds said.

"They went back on the genealogy and all of that stuff," she said. "They called it madness disease. They said that it had to be coming from the VHL. Our family would just go off, even on the doctors."

Now 85 and retired, Atuk said he could not talk about his work because of medical confidentiality.

Rita Reynolds had two adrenal tumors removed a few years ago. Her mother and three brothers also had them. So do McCoy descendants in Oregon, Michigan and Indiana, she said.

"When you have these tumors, you're easy to get upset," said Rita's mother, Goldie Hankins, 76, of Big Rock, Va., near the Kentucky-West Virginia border. "When people get on your nerves, you just can't take it. You get angry because your blood pressure was so high."

Still, many are dubious that this condition had much of a role in the bitter feud with the Hatfields, which played out in the hill country of eastern Kentucky and West Virginia for decades.

Some say the feud dates to Civil War days, when some members of the families took opposite sides. It grew into disputes over timber rights and land in the 1870s, and gained more notoriety in 1878, when Randolph or "Old Randal" McCoy accused a Hatfield of stealing one of his pigs. The hostilities left at least a dozen dead.

"The McCoy temperament is legendary. Whether or not we can blame it on genes, I don't know," said Ron McCoy, 43, of Durham, N.C., one of the organizers of the annual Hatfield-McCoy reunion. "There are a lot of underpinnings that are probably a more legitimate source of conflict."

"There was a lot of inter-marrying" that could have played havoc with the gene pool, he conceded.

Another relative, Bo McCoy, of Waverly, Ohio, said he had never heard talk of the disease although he has been diagnosed with a different adrenal gland problem — Cushing's syndrome.

Even Reo Hatfield, who drafted the "truce" the two families famously signed in 2003 to officially end hostilities, doubted the role of the McCoys' disease in the feud.

"I would be shocked" if doctors blamed it on illness, he said.

Altina Waller, a professor of history at the University of Connecticut and author of a book about the feud, agreed.

"Medical folks like to find these kinds of explanations. Like the Salem witchcraft thing. That book came out about how that was caused by wheat that was grown that had this parasite or mold or fungus or something that caused everybody in Salem to go nuts," she said.

"How does it explain the other dozen or so feuds that I've looked at in other places?" she asked, citing disputes over coal and other issues. "The rage and violence as such was not confined to McCoys."

She acknowledges that an argument could be made for seeing the McCoys as the more aggressive of the clans.

"One of the reasons the McCoys don't like me as much in the Tug Valley as the Hatfields do is that I seem to suggest that Randal McCoy, the patriarch of the family, was sort of irrational and flamboyant and did jump to, into wanting violence more than, say, Anderson Hatfield," Waller said.

These days, the "feud" has taken a far more civil tone and all but disappeared, members of both families say. The last time it surfaced was in January 2003. McCoy descendants sued Hatfield descendants over visitation rights to a small cemetery on an Appalachian hillside in eastern Kentucky. It holds the remains of six McCoys, some allegedly killed by the Hatfields.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070406/ap_on_...ld_mccoy_secret


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post Apr 8 2007, 09:19 AM
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post Apr 8 2007, 05:26 PM
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Was that your post? Opps. Sorry. I didn't mean to step on your toes. Thanks for sharing it.
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post Apr 8 2007, 05:45 PM
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Nope there was no toe steppin as I am sure Shani will tell you, it's always nice to have the info, and I thank you for the concern and info!!!
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I had a Pheochromocytoma removed in 1984. I had to give doctors a discription of my symptoms because they had very little knowledge about them. I was told that only a handful of people had been diagnosed & treated, & that I was the first to survive surgery in England. It was the worst year of my life. I was five months pregnant with my son at the time it was discovered, & had two daughters aged six & two to cope with. I am normally a very placid person, but can remember losing my temper with my six year old at the drop of a hat all the time. The poor mite couldn't do anything right!
After the surgery thankfully I was back to my normal self. I couldn't stop saying sorry to her, & all she said was "It's OK mummy, you weren't well".

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QUOTE(Gerrie @ Mar 15 2007, 09:01 PM) *
Family origins
The Hatfields lived on the West Virginia side of the Tug Fork, and the McCoys lived on the Kentucky side. Both families were part of the first wave of pioneers to settle the Tug Valley. Both were involved in the manufacture and sale of moonshine. Both apparently were involved in pro-Confederate guerrilla activity during the American Civil War. The Hatfields were led by William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield (1839–1921). The McCoys were led by Randolph "Ole Ran’l" McCoy (1825–1914).
They had both acquired much land and respectability. The Hatfields were more affluent than the McCoys and were well-connected politically, but both families owned a good amount of property.
The Feud
Beginning
According to historian Altina L. Waller, "Most accounts of the Hatfield-McCoy feud begin with the death of Asa Harmon McCoy (Randall McCoy's brother) on 7 January 1865." The uncle of Devil Anse, Jim Vance, and his "Wildcats" felt hatred toward Harmon McCoy because he had joined the Union army. Harmon had been discharged from the army early because of a broken leg. Several nights after he returned home, he was murdered in a cave nearby.
As legends go, the first recorded instance of violence in the feud occurred after an 1873 dispute about the ownership of a hog: Floyd Hatfield had it and Randolph McCoy said it was his.[2] But in truth, the dispute was over land or property lines and the ownership of that land. The pig was only in the fight because one family believed that since the pig was on their land, that meant it was theirs; the other side objected. The matter was taken to the local Justice of the Peace, and the McCoys lost because of the testimony of Bill Staton, a relative of both families. The individual presiding over the case was Anderson "Preacher Anse" Hatfield. In June 1880, Staton was killed by two McCoy brothers, Sam and Paris, who were later acquitted on the grounds of self-defense.
Escalation
The feud escalated after Roseanna McCoy began an affair with Johnse Hatfield (Devil Anse's son), leaving her family to live with the Hatfields in West Virginia. Roseanna eventually returned to the McCoys, but when the couple tried to resume their relationship, Johnse Hatfield was kidnapped by the McCoys, and was saved only when Roseanna made a desperate ride to alert Devil Anse Hatfield, who organized a rescue party.
Despite what was seen as a betrayal of her family on his behalf, Johnse thereafter abandoned the pregnant Roseanna, marrying instead her cousin Nancy McCoy in 1881
The feud burst into full fury in 1882, when Ellison Hatfield, brother of "Devil Anse" Hatfield, was brutally murdered by three of Roseanna McCoy's brothers, Tolbert, Pharmer, and Bud, stabbed 26 times and finished off with a shot. The brothers were themselves murdered in turn as the vendetta escalated.They had been kidnapped after they had murdered Ellison. They were tied to Paw Paw bushes and shot many times each. Their bodies were described as "bullet-riddled".
Between 1880 and 1891, the feud claimed more than a dozen members of the two families, becoming headline news around the country and compelling the Governors of both Kentucky and West Virginia to call up the United States National Guard to restore order after the disappearance of dozens of bounty hunters sent to calm the bloodlust.
Eight Hatfields were kidnapped and brought to Kentucky to stand trial for the murder of a female member of the McCoy clan, Alifair. She had been shot after exiting a burning building that had been set aflame by a group of Hatfields. Because of issues of due process and illegal extradition, the Supreme Court of the United States became involved. Eventually, the eight men were tried in Kentucky, and all eight were found guilty. Seven received life imprisonment, and the eighth was executed in a public hanging (even though it was prohibited by law), probably as a warning to end the violence. Thousands of spectators attended the hanging in Pikeville, Kentucky. The families finally agreed to stop the fighting in 1891.
Literary impact
In the popular imagination, the Hatfield-McCoy feud became a curiosity, a proverb, and even a joke.
• In 1980, the popular television game show Family Feud reunited descendants of the two families for a week of competition with the overall winning family (the one winning 3 out of 5 games) taking home a pig representative of the original creature at the center of the initial dispute. (Of course, the winning family each day played "Fast Money" under normal rules.)
• The feud is referenced in a series of children's books by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, starting with The Boys Start the War, about boys and girls pulling pranks on each other. The surname of the boys' family is Hatford, while the girls are named Maloy.
• The 1951 Abbott and Costello comedy film, Comin' Round The Mountain was about a feud between the Whitfields and the McCoys.
• On June 14, 2003, descendants of the Hatfield and McCoy families signed a truce in Pikeville, though the conflict had ended a century earlier.
• Ann Rinaldi's historical novel The Coffin Quilt for young adult readers, narrated by Fanny McCoy, the youngest of the fourteen McCoy children, is a fictionalized version of this conflict.
• There was a real-time strategy game for the PC titled "Hatfields and McCoys" developed by Lupine Games and published by Valu-Soft based on the conflict, in which the player controls one of the two clans in a battle against the other.
• One of the Pumpkinhead movies, Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud uses the Hatfield-McCoy feud as main basis for the movie. In the movie, a McCoy and a Hatfield fall in love, and when they are found out, the McCoy summons Pumpkinhead to kill the rest of the girl's family, killing much of his family in the process. Much of the movie was slightly modernized, with cars and modern weapons.
• In the Disney Channel show House of Mouse, a sketch in one of the episodes involved a family feud between two families called the Coyfields and the McHats.
Tourism
Many tourists each year travel to parts of West Virginia and Kentucky to see the areas and historic relics which remain from the days of the feud. For example, Bo McCoy, a college student, organized a joint reunion of the Hatfield and McCoy clans in 1993, and, according to the About.com website:
As the McCoy's plans evolved, Pike County Tourism, Pikeville College, and the City of Pikeville joined the McCoys in the development of the reunion. Word about the McCoy reunion in Pikeville, Ky quickly spread to the national level. Bo McCoy extended an invitation to the Hatfields on the McCoy reunion Web site, and when the Hatfields learned about it, they wanted to join. The West Virginia Division of Tourism joined forces with the Corridor G Tourism Project to provide some funding for a Hatfield event in WV to coincide with the McCoy event in Kentucky, and the reunion of the millennium was born![3]
Additionally, an entire recreation area, the 400-mile Hatfield-McCoy Trails system, has been created around the theme of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud.[4]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatfield-McCoy_feud



I am a writer who recently wrote an article about the feud, I wish I had read this first, it's better than the one I wrote!
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post Jan 18 2008, 01:21 AM
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QUOTE(Whisper @ Jan 16 2008, 12:19 PM) *
I recently found out I am the great (x4) grand daughter of Elizabeth McCoy & William Scott.
Any info you can reveal would be great.What I have so far is...

Elizabeth & William had a daughter named Lydia who married a man with the last name Morris,
They had a daughter named Rebecca Morris who is my great(x2) grand mother.

Can you put the rest together?
I am quite sure that Elizabeths brother was Daniel McCoy and his son was Old Randell but not 100%

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William McCoy born 1750 in Washington County,died in 1822 in Pike County Ky.His wifes name was cordellia. They had a daughter named Elizabeth McCoy born in 1786 and died 1870. She was married to a William Scott.They had a daughter named Lydia Scott.
d.o.b. uknown. She married a man with the last name of Morris but I am unsure of his first name.They had a daughter named Rebecca Morris. Rebecca Morris is my great x2 grandmother. Somewhere down this line I am related to a Daniel McCoy aswell as Randell McCoy. But I can not get all the piece's together. What else I am interested in is if I have any cousins,aunts or uncles I have not met.


This is what I have been able to find for you so far....please keep in mind I have a very ill son right now and it may take me awhile but I will try to find more.

[b]Elizabeth "Betty" McCoy
Birth: About 1786 in MD
Death: 1860 in Pike Co, KY
Sex: F
Father: William McCoy b. About 1753 in Washington Co, MD
Mother: Cordella or Cordilla

Burial: Scott Cemetery, Lower Johns Creek, Pike Co


William Scott (Husband) b. 1786 in Bedford Co, VA

Marriage: ABT 1802 in Guinare, Pike Co, KY
Children:
Mary Scott b. 1803 in KY
Nancy Scott b. 1805 in Floyd Co, KY
Andrew Scott b. 1809 in Floyd Co, KY
Axton Scott b. 1814 in Floyd Co, KY
Daniel Scott b. 1815 in Floyd Co, KY
John Scott b. 1815 in Floyd Co, KY
Barnabas Scott b. 1819 in Floyd Co, KY
Evan Scott b. 1822 in Floyd Co, KY
James Thomas Scott b. 5 Feb 1823 in Pike Co, KY
Rebecca Scott b. 1827 in Pike Co, KY


William McCoy
Birth: About 1753 in Washington Co, MD
Death: About 1822 in Montgomery Co, KY
Sex: M
Father: Archibald McCoy b. 12 Jul 1732 in Washington Co, MD
Mother:


Spouses & Children



Cordella or Cordilla (Wife)

Children:
Wiiliam McCoy b. 1773
Ezekiel McCoy b. 1775
Walter McCoy b. 1777
Samuel McCoy b. 1782 in MD
Nancy McCoy b. 1784 in Probably MD
Elizabeth "Betty" McCoy b. About 1786 in MD
John McCoy b. 24 Apr 1788 in MD
Daniel McCoy b. 1790 in VA
Richard McCoy b. 1793
Joseph McCoy b. 1795
Benjamin McCoy b. 1798
Randolph McCoy b. 1801





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post Jan 18 2008, 01:27 AM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




Now as far as I am able to tell the realtion to Daniel and Randel is this Elizabeth was their sister.

I desend from William to Daniel ect

You desend William to Elizabeth ect


♥♥SO HOWDY COUSIN!!!!♥♥
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post Jan 18 2008, 10:33 PM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




I will look and see what I can find, my paternal grandmother is the MCCoy, I did get your Pm and I am looking into what you asked me.
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post Jan 24 2008, 07:09 AM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




HI Whisper I thought I would post some pics for you. Sorry I dont have any of your line but my grandmother said her momma side of the family did not like to have their pics taken ( which you can ask Shanifaye is still the case with me I HATE having my pic taken.)

This is BIDDA MCCOY " Kizzie" and George McClellan Burks " CEll"


This is Eliza Burks Roberts and Ira Roberts
This was their anniversary,
Eliza is Bidda's Dau
this was taken in 1971
This was taken in 2003


This is Jerry Roberts and me, He was 23 I was 6 months 1973

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post Jan 26 2008, 02:41 AM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




Her parents were Lorenzo Dow McCoy and Phobe Murphy.
Lorenzo's parents were John Mccoy and Nancy Roman
John's parents were Daniel McCoy and Margaret " Peggy" Taylor
Daniels Parents were Old William McCoy and Cordellia
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post Jan 26 2008, 03:43 AM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




Hatfield & McCoy Reunion Site

Where: Pikeville, Kentucky
When: June 13, 14 & 15, 2008

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post Jan 28 2008, 10:04 AM
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Oh my is this space big enough lol... Roberts, Burks, McCoy, Hatfield, Morrison, Viney, Fortner, Forbes, Pearson, Brown, Enlow, Inlow, Dardenne, Denton, Quapaw, Bresee, Alexander, James, Elswick, Hart... I will add more as I know more




QUOTE(Whisper @ Jan 28 2008, 07:39 AM) *
QUOTE(Gerrie @ Jan 26 2008, 02:41 AM) *
Her parents were Lorenzo Dow McCoy and Phobe Murphy.
Lorenzo's parents were John Mccoy and Nancy Roman
John's parents were Daniel McCoy and Margaret " Peggy" Taylor
Daniels Parents were Old William McCoy and Cordellia


Ok you just confused me. You said her parents but who is her?
I wanted to know who Archibalds wife was and his parents names.

You asked who my g-grandmothers parents were when you looked at her picture. biggrin.gif
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