A. Hatfield Cemetery
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Jeff and Polly's children "walked off" to get married. For the most part, they left, mostly without telling Jeff, and came back married. For more information, check out our Post about marriages in the Hatfield family.
Document says license issued October 3, but
family records show
the marriage to be October 8.
Orville and Melda started an exodus of six children leaving Jeff and Polly's home over sixteen months. Guy and Jeanette were their witnessess.
Bob and Virginia's marriage resulted in the birth
of seven sons.
Jeanette and LeeRoy were both widowers, who shared the same church family. They eloped to Virginia
to get married.
They courted by swinging
Pearl's front porch.
Lilly made Guy take her
back to high school in his first attempt to marry her, but he was successful in getting her to the altar the second time.
TC had written Opal's
name in her first book, and she was "struck" on him
forever after that.
Lullis was from Inez, Kentucky,
and was exotic to the family in not having been raised in the larger Hatfield community around Blackberry.
Jeff realized LeEttie had gotten married when he grasped
that Adam had missed work to get married. Earl,
her brother, was a witness.
Katherine married Lilly's brother, Dovil, creating double marriages between the two families.
Anthony brought to their marriage a daughter, Racine, who Jeanette considered her own.
Imogene, a widow
and teacher, had a profound influence on Bill maintaining
a healthier lifestyle.