The Hatfield-McCoy feud really began boiling in 1880. That"s when Johnse Hatfield, child of clan leader "Devil Anse" Hatfield, by chance met Roseanna McCoy, daughter of clan leader Randolph McCoy, in ~ a regional event. The two immediately began a torrid romance. Roseanna ended up being pregnant. This might have caused peace in between the 2 feuding clans, yet it didn"t. Roseanna was rejected by both sides; the love baby, Sally, lived just a couple of months before dying; Johnse ran off through Roseanna"s 16-year-old cousin; Roseanna shed her will certainly to live and perished native a damaged heart.

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Modern visitors can experience a tiny of Roseanna"s ache by rise the 130 procedures to her baby"s grave, atop a hill v a number of other regional baby graves. Every one of the small headstones space overshadowed through the large, contemporary granite markers explaining the love baby"s significance.


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Lower Stringtown Rd, Burnwell, KYDirections:From us Hwy 119 in Goody, rotate south onto Hwy 292. Drive about five miles. Turn best onto lower Stringtown Rd. You"ll see the small parking area, and the stairway to the cemetery, top top the right.Admission:Free.
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