Devil Anse Hatfield

Birthday
9, 1839
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Jan 6, 1921 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1839
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Jan 6, 1921 (81)

About

American Civil War veteran best known as the patriarch of the Hatfield family, whose feud with the McCoy family has become American folklore.

Before Fame

He was born William Anderson Hatfield and was a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War.

Trivia

A life-sized Italian marble statue of him was erected atop his West Virginia grave.

Family Life

He fathered thirteen children.

Associated With

His family's feud with the McCoys was dramatized in the History Channel mini-series Hatfields & McCoys, starring Kevin Costner.

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