1 Jul 2001 Family Group Sheet Husband: Nicholas Porter EARP died at age: 94 Born: 6 Sep 1813 in LincolnCo, NC 1 Died: 12 Nov 1907 in Sawtelle, Los AngelesCo, CA Occupation: lawyer/farmer/cooper Father: Walter EARP Mother: Martha Ann EARLY 1850 They lived in an almost totally Dutch neighborhood in Lake Prairie Township, Marion County, IA; Wife: Abigail STORM died at age: 26 Married: 22 Dec 1836 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY his age: 23 her age: 23 Born: 21 Sep 1813 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY Died: 8 Oct 1839 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY Father: Peter STORM Mother: Annie LAYMAN M Child 1: Newton Jasper EARP died at age: 91 Born: 7 Oct 1837 in OhioCo, KY Died: 18 Dec 1928 in Sacramento, SacramentoCo, CA Spouse: Jennie Unknown Married: 1854-1887 in Spouse: Nancy Jane ADAMS b. 1840-1847 d. 29 Mar 1898 Married: 15 Sep 1865 in MarionCo, MO F Child 2: Mary (Mariah) Ann EARP died at age: 0 Born: 12 Feb 1838 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY Died: 5 Jan 1839 in KY M Child 3: Nathan T. EARP Born: 1837-1840 in KY 1 Wife: Virginia Ann COOKSEY died at age: 71 Married: 27 Jul 1840 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY his age: 26 her age: 19 Born: 2 Feb 1821 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY 1 Died: 14 Jan 1893 in San BernardinoCo, CA Buried: in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San BenardinoCo, CA Father: James COOKSEY Mother: Elizabeth SMITH The Cookseys, an English family, had settled in eastern Virginia in the early eighteenth century, and later had moved to an Ohio Valley land grant where Virginia Anne Cooksey was born in 1821. M Child 1: James Cooksey EARP died at age: 84 Born: 28 Jun 1841 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY 1 Died: 25 Jan 1926 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA Died: 27 Jan 1926 in Mt. View Cemetery, San BernardinoCo, CA Spouse: Nellie BARTLETT M Child 2: Virgil Walter EARP died at age: 62 Born: 18 Jul 1843 in Hartford, OhioCo, KY 1 Died: 19 Oct 1905 in Goldfield, EsmeraldaCo, NV Buried: 29 Oct 1905 in Riverview Cemetery, Portland, MultnomahCo, OR Spouse: Allie b. 1826-1875 d. 1861-1955 Married: 1861-1906 in F Child 3: Martha Elizabeth EARP died at age: 10 Born: 25 Sep 1845 in Monmouth, WarrenCo, IL 1 Died: 26 May 1856 in Pella, Lake Prairie Township, Marion Co, IA M Child 4: Wyatt Berry Stapp EARP died at age: 80 Born: 19-Mar-1848 in Monmouth, WarrenCo,IL 1 Died: 13 Jan 1929 in Los Angeles, CA Buried: in Hills of Eternity Cemetery, Colma, San MateoCo, CA Spouse: Urilla "Rilla" SUTHERLAND b. ABT 1850 d. 10 Jan 1870 Married: 10 Jan 1870 in Lamar, BartonCo, MO Spouse: Josephine "Josie" Sarah MARCUS b. 1861 d. 19 Dec 1944 Married: 1896 in San Francisco, California Wyatt was named after his father's commanding officer when he served as Captain of Cavalry in the Mexican War. At least six Earots fought in the colonial wars including the Revolution. "Wyatt Earp, gambler, gunfighter and lawman, drifted through the West working at a variety of jobs from confidence trickster to assistant marshal. During his stay in Tombstone, Arizona, he befriended Doc Holliday, who joined with the Earp brothers against the Clanton Gang in the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881). Earp collaborated in the writing of his biography "Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshal" (1931), published after his death. The book portrayed his as a heroic frontiersman of the Wild West." Wyatt Earp was cremated in Los Angeles, and his ashes were "buried" in the Marcus family plot in the Hills of Eternity Cemetery. M Child 5: Morgan L. EARP died at age: 30 Born: 24 Apr 1851 in Pella, Lake Prairie Township, Marion Co, IA Died: 18 Mar 1882 in Tombstone, CochiseCo, Arizona Spouse: Louisa HOUSTON Wife: Annie ALEXANDER Born: 20 Jul 1842 in Father: Mother: (1) 1850 Census -- Lake Prairie Township, Marion County, IA.
19 Mar 1848 Wyatt Earp (son of Nicholas Earp [lawyer/farmer] and Virginia Earp) was born in Monmouth, Illinois at 406 South Third Street (at his mother's sister's home). Wyatt was given the name of his father's Army captain.
1850 When Wyatt was two years old, the family moved to Iowa.
Wyatt's older brothers, James and Virgil, went off to fight in the Civil War for the Union. Story goes that Wyatt tried to run away and join the Army, but his father caught him in a corn field and took him back to the house.
1864 Nicholas Earp left the army, and the family went to San Bernardino, California, where Nicholas bought a ranch.
In his early adulthood, Wyatt married and his wife died shortly after of Typhoid fever. Wyatt was devastated and went off and got into some trouble for horse stealing.
He became a stagecoach driver and traveled to Los Angeles, CA and Prescott, Arizona.
He did some buffalo hunting for some time, and that is where he supposedly met Bat Masterson.
1868 Wyatt went to work for the Union Pacific Railroad in Wyoming.
1870 Wyatt traveled to Illinois, then to Oklahoma, then to Kansas City.
1873 Wyatt was in Ellsworth, Kansas.
1874 Wyatt Earp went to Wichita, Kansas.
1876 Wyatt went to Dodge City, Kansas.
Fall 1879 Wyatt Earp and others (Morgan Earp, Virgil Earp) journeyed by horseback down to Tombstone, Arizona.
1879/1881 At Tombstone, Arizona Wyatt Earp invested in a new Oriental Saloon venture, and he sent for his friends to work there.
26 Oct 1881 Gunfight at the OK Corral, Tombstone, Arizona
March 1882 Ike Clanton attempted to kill Wyatt and Morgan while they were playing pool. Morgan Earp was killed. Wyatt killed Frank Stilwell. Wyatt became a wanted man and was being hunted by Sheriff John Behan.
1882 Wyatt headed to Colorado with Doc Holliday. Wyatt Earp was in Silverton, Colorado following his famed gunfight at the OK Corral.
In June 1883, Wyatt Earp briefly returns to Kansas, as leader of the Dodge City Peace Commission.
He traveled to San Diego where he bought and sold real estate.
He went on a series of adventures with Josephine Marcus after Tombstone.
He went to Alaska to prospect/mining for gold.
Wyatt Earp eventually wound up in California working in the motion picture business.
13 Jan 1929 Wyatt Earp (age 80) died in downtown Los Angeles, California, 47 years 2 months 18 days after the OK Corral gunfight.