Ellison Hatfield

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About Ellison Hatfield

Ellison was a veteran of the Civil War, serving for the Confederacy. To see his picture go to the Media section.

Ellison and Harriet were not married, and Ellison "Cottontop" Hatfield Mounts is believed to be their illegitimate son.

Ellison is known to have married Mary A. "Polly" Prater, and then in 1865 he married Sarah Ann Staton (1834 - 1935). Known children of his 2nd marriage: Elliott (10/1866 - 1939), Valentine (4/1864 or 1868 - 1890), Mary "Polly", Floyd (1872 - 1949), Emma, Lydia, Nancy, Louis, Wetzel Hatfield (1880 - 1923), Imogene, Easter, and Andrew Kirk Hatfield.

Ellison was a veteran of the Civil War, serving for the Confederacy. He rose to the rank of first lieutenant. He was in the Battle of Gettysburg July 1-4, 1863. When Lee surrendered at Appomattox on April 9, 1865, one of the young officers who surrendered his command was Lieutenant Hatfield. After his return from Appomattox, Ellison did not reach home until July, 1865. Then he and Sarah Ann Staton were married.

Ellison was a farmer.

He was Killed as a direct result of the Hatfield and McCoy feud, in Warm Hollow, Matewan, Mingo Co., WV. He was stabbed by Tolbert, Pharmer, and Bud McCoy. Reports stated he was stabbed 26 times and then shot once.

Find A Grave Memorial # 57402761.


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Ellison Hatfield's Timeline

August 1841
Pike, KY, USA
Age 19
April 11, 1868
Age 26
Age 28
May 1872
Age 30
Age 38
August 9, 1882
Age 41
Matewan Co, WV