An unknown correspondent from Chapmanville in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on November 22, 1927:
Rev. Watkins has been holding a revival at the Holiness church of this place and a large crowd has been attending. There has also been several conversions.
Elma Connelly spent Saturday in Logan.
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An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on December 6, 1927:
Miss Gertrude Clendenin has just returned from Ohio where she has been visiting her parents.
Wilburn Mullins made a business trip to Dingess Monday.
Elias Workman made a business trip to Charleston last week.
Daniel McCloud was a business caller in Logan Monday.
Frank McCloud made a visit to Hoover one night last week.
Anna Mullins of Twelvepole was a visitor of Harts Sunday.
Curtis Hamlin is on the sick list this week.
Joe Martin and family of Buck Fork motored to Hoover Sunday.
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An unknown correspondent from Whirlwind in Logan County, West Virginia, offered the following items, which the Logan Banner printed on August 24, 1926:
We are having plenty of rain at this writing.
Howard Adams is going to teach our school on Hoover. We are expecting a good school.
Miss Lucy McCloud visited her grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Wiley of Queen’s Ridge, last Tuesday.
Mrs. Anna Adams of Trace Fork is very ill at present.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Browning of Mud Fork are visiting Mrs. Browning’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mullins of Hart’s Creek.
Miss Pearly McCloud made a flying trip to Sol Adams’ Wednesday.
Charlie Mullins and Edgar McCloud have completed their coal tipple.
Carl Adams and Geo. McCloud Jr., are coal mining on the left hand Fork of Hoover.
Miss Mildred Adams has returned from Mt. Gay where she has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Frank Bradshaw.
Mrs. Mary Honaker was the guest of Miss May Robinson last Sunday.
Clinton Adams was taking his vacation last week.
Wonder what makes Bernie Adams look so downhearted? Ask Tilda. She knows.
Howard Adams was seen coming up the creek with a broom. Wonder what’s going to happen?
Daily happenings: Edgar and his new slippers; Carl and his white hogs; Herb and his lantern; Pearl and her blue dress; Howard and his talking machine; Charlie and his kodak; Bernie and his cob pipe.
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Question by Defendant
Was you by at settlement took place between Isaac Adkins and William Robinson?
I was with them at the mouth of harts creek on a raft of timber that the(y) had bought of Deft. which timber I suposed they had just measshered as they had they measherment of the timber presant. they thare mad(e) a settlement on the raft and they raft locked fifteen its(?) or fifteen feet of paying a note that he held on defendant, which note had been executed to Canaan Adkins and the note was not presant at the time of settlement. the plantif was to give the said note to Defendant another time as he hadent the note withe him at the time they made they settlement.
At what time did this settlement take place?
In the year sixty or sixty one.
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Appalachia, Blackberry Creek, Bud McCoy, Doc Mayhorn, feuds, G.W. Pinson, genealogy, Hatfield-McCoy Feud, history, Joseph Hatfield, justice of the peace, Kentucky, Matthew Hatfield, Pharmer McCoy, Pike County, Tolbert McCoy, Valentine Wall Hatfield, West Virginia
The killing of Tolbert, Pharmer, and Bud McCoy by a Hatfield-led gang on August 8, 1882 represented one of the most sensational events of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud. What follows is Joseph Hatfield’s deposition regarding the affair:
COMMONWEALTH VS DOC MAYHORN &C
Bill of Exceptions
FILED Sept. 1889
G.W. Pinson, Clk
Joseph Hatfield was then introduced as a witness for Deft. whos Testified as followeth. I know the Defts. I was a justice of the peace in 1882. Mathew hatfield had charge of the McCoy Boys. I Don’t remember of having seen either one of the Defts. on Blackbary Creek the Day when the McCoy Boys was Taken from the officers. Wall Hatfield said to Randolph McCoy after the Crowd had started Down the Creek with the Prisoners. We understand that we are to be Bush whacked and if we are we will kill the three Boys.
To the above testimony of Jo Hatfield the Deft. objected at the Time and still objects. The Court over ruled the objection. Defts. excepts and still excepts.