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Sid Hatfield
Birth: May 15, 1893
Pike County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1921
McDowell County
West Virginia, USA

Police Chief and former miner in Matewan, WV, during what is now called the "Coal Wars," in the 1920's. He and Mayor C. Testerman helped protect miners who were being evicted by the Baldwin-Felts detectives. His murder by Felts Detectives resulted in the founding of the United Mine Workers Union. He was played by David Strathairn in John Sayles' 1987 film "Matewan." 
Family links: 
  Jacob Hatfield (1845 - 1923)
  Rebecca Crabtree Hatfield
  Martha Alice Hatfield (1893 - 1969)*
  Sid Hatfield (1893 - 1921)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Murdered on the McDowell County Courthouse steps
Buskirk Cemetery
Pike County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Jun 18, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9980
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Sid Hatfield
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God bless you and thank you. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014
God bless you on your Angel Day. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014

- ESB 1964
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
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