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Virgil Walter Earp (July 18, 1843 in Hartford, Kentucky - October 19, 1905 in Goldfield, Nevada) was one of the men involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Jump to: navigation, search July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Hartford is a city located in Ohio County, Kentucky. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R) Jim Bunning (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... Jump to: navigation, search October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Goldfield is a town in Esmeralda County, Nevada, of which it is the county seat. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Silver State, Battle Born State (official) Other U.S. States Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Governor Kenny Guinn (R) Senators Harry Reid (D) John Ensign (R) Official languages None Area 286,367 km² (7th)  - Land 284,396 km²  - Water 1,971 km... Jump to: navigation, search The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was an event of legendary proportion which has been portrayed in numerous Western films. ...


In February 1860, while living in Pella, Iowa, Earp eloped with Dutch immigrant Magdalena C. "Ellen" Rysdam (November 25, 1842 in Utrecht, Netherlands - May 3, 1910 in Cornelius, Oregon). They remained together for a year in spite of her parents' (Gerrit Rysdam and Magdalena Catrina Van Velzen from Utrecht) disapproval of her choice. On September 21, 1861, Virgil enlisted in the Union Army for the American Civil War, serving with the 83rd Illinois Infantry. 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... The Vermeer Mill in Pella Pella is a city located in Marion County, Iowa. ... State nickname: The Hawkeye State Other U.S. States Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Governor Thomas Vilsack (D) Senators Chuck Grassley (R) Tom Harkin (D) Official languages English Area 145,743 km² (26th)  - Land 144,701 km²  - Water 1,042 km² (0. ... To elope, most literally, merely means to run away. ... Immigration is the act of moving to or settling in another country or region, temporarily or permanently. ... Jump to: navigation, search November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Utrecht is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Cornelius is a city located in Washington County, Oregon. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) Senators Ron Wyden (D) Gordon Smith (R) Official language(s) None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... Jump to: navigation, search The American Civil War (1861–1865) was fought in North America within the United States of America, between twenty-three mostly northern states of the Union and the Confederate States of America, a coalition of eleven southern states that declared their independence and claimed the right...


His enlistment was to become the last time Virgil and Ellen met each other as husband and wife. The marriage resulted in the birth of the only known child of Virgil, Nellie Jane Earp (January 7, 1862 - June 17, 1930). Jump to: navigation, search January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


In the Summer 1863, Ellen was told incorrectly that Virgil had died. She left Pella with her parents and daughter. She had remarried by the time she next met Virgil. He would not learn of the existence of his daughter until 1888. Jump to: navigation, search Summer is a season, defined by convention in meteorology as the whole months of June, July, and August, in the Northern hemisphere, and the whole months of December, January, and February, in the Southern hemisphere. ... 1863 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...


Earp received his discharge from the military on June 26, 1865. Finding his wife and family had left Pella, Earp decided to head to California to meet up with the rest of the Earps. He married his second wife, Rosella Dragoo (b. 1853 in France), on August 28, 1870 in Lamar, Missouri. After three years of marriage, he left. Nothing is known about the outcome of the marriage. In 1874, Earp married for a third time. This time to Alvira "Allie" Packingham Sullivan (1849 in Council Bluffs, Iowa - 1947 in Los Angeles, California). Jump to: navigation, search June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Lamar is a city located in Barton County, Missouri. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Show Me State Other U.S. States Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Official language(s) English Area 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² (21st... Jump to: navigation, search 1874 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Satellite photo showing Council Bluffs and Omaha, Nebraska Council Bluffs is a city located in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles, ) also known simply as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


On October 30, 1880, Earp became city marshal of Tombstone, Arizona. Three days after the O.K. Corral gunfight, he and his deputy, Wyatt Earp, resigned. During the gunfight, Earp was shot in the leg. On December 28, 1881, he was ambushed. His left arm was permanently crippled due to a shotgun blast. Jump to: navigation, search October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Tombstone is a city located in Cochise County, Arizona, founded in 1879. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was an event of legendary proportion which has been portrayed in numerous Western films. ... Jump to: navigation, search December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Earp died on October 19, 1905 from pneumonia. He was serving as the Deputy Sheriff in Esmaralda County, Nevada at the time. Jump to: navigation, search October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Pneumonia fills the lungs alveoli with fluid, keeping oxygen from reaching the bloodstream. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Silver State, Battle Born State (official) Other U.S. States Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Governor Kenny Guinn (R) Senators Harry Reid (D) John Ensign (R) Official languages None Area 286,367 km² (7th)  - Land 284,396 km²  - Water 1,971 km...


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Virgil Earp at AllExperts (1704 words)
Virgil Walter Earp (July 18, 1843 in Hartford, Kentucky - October 19, 1905 in Goldfield, Nevada) was one of the men involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Virgil Earp spent his life in law enforcement, although ironically it is his younger brother Wyatt Earp, who spent most of his life as a gambler, who is better known in popular history as a Western lawman.
Virgil was not present at the White shooting, though early historians have erroneously reported this, Brocius was actually arrested by deputy county sheriff Wyatt Earp, assisted by his younger brother Morgan Earp.
Virgil Earp - Lawman (818 words)
Virgil was reported as being killed and his wife and daughter moved away and eventually remarried in Walla Walla.
Virgil Earp married Alice Sullivan in 1870 and for a time ran a sawmill in Prescott.
He pleaded for Virgil Earp not to get involved in a shoot-out but he was brushed aside as the four men carried on walking towards the OK Corral.
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