Randolph McCoy

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Birthday
30, 1825
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 28, 1914 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1825
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 28, 1914 (88)

About

American explorer who was involved in the infamous almost 30 year Hatfield-McCoy feud which caused him to lose five of his children to violence.

Before Fame

He was born the fourth of thirteen children and grew up on the Kentucky side of Tug Fork.

Trivia

He served in the Confederate Army during the opening years of the war.

Family Life

He married his first cousin, Sarah McCoy in 1849 and they had sixteen children together.

Associated With

Like him, William Barksdale also fought in the Confederate Army.