Hatfield - McCoy Feud
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The Hatfield-McCoy Feud (1878-1891) is an account of American
lore that has become a metaphor for bitterly feuding rival parties in
general. It involved two warring families of the West Virginia-Kentucky
What is the name of
the river separating warring parties?
- Pilgrim River
- New River
- Tug Fork River
The was a TV series called "The Real McCoys." They came from West
In the Hatfield - McCoy
Feud, what state were the McCoys from?
- West Virginia
The leader of the Hatfield's was William Anderson Hatfield.
What was his nickname?
- Logan Wildcat
- Devil Anse
- Devil from Hell
During the Civil War most of the Hatfield and McCoy fought for the
Union, since no one owned slaves.
The feud is believed to have begun in 1887. However, some believe it
actually began earlier when Asa Harman McCoy returned from the Civil
What was the date of his death?
- January 7, 1868
- June 7, 1865
- January 7, 1865
William Anderson Hatfield was a wealthy businessman.
What was his business.
In 1873, Floyd Hatfield and Randall McCoy started fighting over
landowners and a pig. The matter was taken to the local Justice of the
Peace, and the McCoys lost.
Who was the Justice of the Peace?
- Ellison Hatfield
- Vance McCoy
- Anderson "Preacher Anse" Hatfield
Bill Staton (nephew of Randolph McCoy - not shown on family tree) was
killed as revenge for testifying for Floyd Hatfield in his trial for
stealing a McCoy hog.
Rose Anna McCoy began an affair with Johnse Hatfield (William Anderson
Hatfield's son). However, he left his pregnant girlfriend.
Who did he marry in 1881?
- Nancy McCoy
- Rachel Jones
- Betty Hatfield
Who was hung on February 18, 1889
for Alifair McCoy's murder by Hatfields. The other seven gang members
were sent to prison.
- Ellison Mounts
- Floyd Fox
- Ira Hayes