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Virgil Earp

AKA Virgil Walter Earp

Born: 8-Jul-1843
Birthplace: Hartford, KY
Died: 19-Oct-1905
Location of death: Goldfield, NV
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, River View Cemetery, Portland, OR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Military service: 83rd Illinois Infantry (1862-65)

Virgil Earp was a brother of Wyatt and Morgan Earp, and was town marshal of Tombstone, Arizona at the time of the famed gunfight at Tombstone's O.K. Corral, on 26 October 1881. He was shot in the leg in the gunfight, and then shot again and crippled for life on 28 December 1881, presumably in revenge for the deaths of Billy Clanton and Frank and Tom McLaury at the O.K. Corral. His assailant was never conclusively identified, but one Frank Stilwell was seen running from the scene of the crime. Stilwell was killed on 20 March 1882, when he was shot by Earp's brother Wyatt or by family friend Doc Holliday.

Father: Nicholas Porter Earp (cooper/farmer, b. 6-Sep-1813, d. 12-Nov-1907)
Mother: Virginia Ann Cooksey (b. 2-Feb-1821, d. 14-Jan-1893)
Brother: James Cooksey Earp (b. 28-Jun-1841, d. 25-Jan-1926)
Brother: Wyatt Earp (b. 19-Mar-1848, d. 13-Jan-1929)
Sister: Martha Elizabeth Earp (b. 25-Sep-1845, d. 26-May-1856)
Brother: Morgan Earp (b. 24-Apr-1851, d. 18-Mar-1882)
Brother: Baxter Warren Earp (b. 9-Mar-1855, d. 6-Jul-1900)
Sister: Virginia Ann Earp (b. 28-Feb-1858, d. 26-Oct-1861)
Sister: Adelia Douglas Earp (b. 16-Jun-1861, d. 16-Jan-1941)
Wife: Allie Earp Magdalena C. Rysdam Earp ("Ellen", b. circa 1844, m. 1860, one daughter)
Daughter: Nellie Jane Earp Law Bohn (b. 7-Jan-1862, d. 17-Jun-1930)
Wife: Rosella Dragoo Earp (b. 1853, m. 28-Aug-1870, sep. 1873)
Wife: Alvira Packingham Sullivan Earp ("Allie", b. 1849, d. 1947)


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