Ellison "Cotton Top" Mounts

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Ellison "Cotton Top" Mounts

Birthdate: (25)
Birthplace: Logan County, West Virginia, United States
Death: February 18, 1890 (25)
Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, United States (Hung for the murder of Alifair McCoy)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ellison Mounts Hatfield and Harriet Mounts
Husband of Rebecca Mounts
Brother of George Mounts
Half brother of Elliott Hatfield; Floyd Hatfield; Valentine Hatfield; Louis Wetzel Hatfield; Andrew Kirk Hatfield and 12 others

Managed by: Charles Douglass Brown
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About Ellison "Cotton Top" Mounts

"It is generally felt that Ellison was the illegitimate son of Ellison Hatfield." Medically he was an albino.

He was executed for his part in the killings of two of the McCoy's children. The case went all the way to the Supreme court in the case, known as Mahon v. Justice.

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Ellison "Cotton Top" Mounts's Timeline

1864
August 1864
Logan County, West Virginia, United States
1890
February 18, 1890
Age 25
Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky, United States
1890
Age 25