Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of Elisha B. HATFIELD


            Elisha B. HATFIELD, born in Cabell county, (now) West Virginia, in 1835, came to Lincoln county in 1875, and he is a son of James and Zerrilda (Dunlap) Hatfield, who were residents in Cabell county. His father died about 1850. In Lincoln county, September 30, 1875 E. P. Hatfield and Mary Sanders were united in wedlock, and to them four children have been born: Theo B., July 19, 1876; Robert M., January 7, 1818; Sarah C., March 26, 1880; Julius H., June 5, 188~. Mrs. Hatfield is a native of Scott county, Virginia, born April 18, 1850, and is a daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Wabler) Sanders, residents of Scott county. Elisha P. Hatfield etilisted in the late war in 1862, serving two years in the Confederate army. He was at one time school commissioner of his district, and is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and a man respected by all in the community in which he lives. He owns land to the extent of 100 acres, near Fourteen-mile creek. The farm is well watered, has upon it a good orchard of apple and peach trees; a portion of it is heavily timbered with oak, poplar and pine; coal and iron ore are found in abundance. Fourteen, Lincoln county, West Virgiāia, is the postoffiee address of E. P. Hatfield.


      Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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