Hannah had her thumb shot off while trying to protect her 2nd husband William Van Alstyne from John Franklin Hatton in 1885.
John came to her house looking for trouble. When he pulled his gun to shoot, Hannah wrapped her arms around William. HER
thumb was shot off and William was dead. you can read about the trial. on "The Portal of Texas History". case 1868
Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Hatton, cause no. 1868, 1886