Wyatt Earps love...Josephine

Nienna

VIP Member
Joined
Feb 24, 2005
Messages
4,515
Reaction score
334
Points
83
Location
Ohio
Very interesting, Arch. "Tombstone" is one of my husband's favorite movies. :)
 
OP
A

archangel

Guest
Very interesting, Arch. "Tombstone" is one of my husband's favorite movies. :)


Ya it was a good movie...but did ya know that 'Virgil Earp' was the actual Marshall...at the okay corral shootout...and he went on and was a Marshall at a small town called 'San Bernardino',California even though he had lost the use of one of his arms in the shootout...he passed away in 1905...pnemonia...Wyatt passe away in a two bit apartment in Los Angeles,California at the end of the 1920's...sad so very sad!
 

Nienna

VIP Member
Joined
Feb 24, 2005
Messages
4,515
Reaction score
334
Points
83
Location
Ohio
Ya it was a good movie...but did ya know that 'Virgil Earp' was the actual Marshall...at the okay corral shootout...and he went on and was a Marshall at a small town called 'San Bernardino',California even though he had lost the use of one of his arms in the shootout...he passed away in 1905...pnemonia...Wyatt passe away in a two bit apartment in Los Angeles,California at the end of the 1920's...sad so very sad!
I didn't know. Thanks for the history! :)
 
OP
A

archangel

Guest
REALLY helps that he was THERE. ;)

:D

You are correct...I was not there...and neither were you...however I am related to Wyatt,Virgil,Morgan vis a vis by marriage...great uncles sorta...Josie was related on my G/ma's side...and family history is passed along...even though it is not always presented in film...have a great day ol' wise one!:thanks:
 

Nienna

VIP Member
Joined
Feb 24, 2005
Messages
4,515
Reaction score
334
Points
83
Location
Ohio
You are correct...I was not there...and neither were you...however I am related to Wyatt,Virgil,Morgan vis a vis by marriage...great uncles sorta...Josie was related on my G/ma's side...and family history is passed along...even though it is not always presented in film...have a great day ol' wise one!:thanks:
Arch! You're my long-lost uncle! :D

Or wait... Maybe I'm your aunt... ;)
 

theHawk

Registered Conservative
Joined
Sep 20, 2005
Messages
32,339
Reaction score
17,240
Points
1,905
Location
Arizona
Ya it was a good movie...but did ya know that 'Virgil Earp' was the actual Marshall...at the okay corral shootout...and he went on and was a Marshall at a small town called 'San Bernardino',California even though he had lost the use of one of his arms in the shootout...he passed away in 1905...pnemonia...Wyatt passe away in a two bit apartment in Los Angeles,California at the end of the 1920's...sad so very sad!


As I recall thats how it was represented in the movie Tombstone. Virgil was the Marshall, Wyatt just swore in right before the fight. And he was knifed and lost use of his arm in the movie.

Never saw the other movie, Wyatt Earp starring Kevin Costner. Which one was more accurate?
 
OP
A

archangel

Guest
As I recall thats how it was represented in the movie Tombstone. Virgil was the Marshall, Wyatt just swore in right before the fight. And he was knifed and lost use of his arm in the movie.

Never saw the other movie, Wyatt Earp starring Kevin Costner. Which one was more accurate?

Virgil lost the use of his arm after the OK corral shootout...was ambushed by the survivors family...'The Cowboys'...and Wyatt was a unpaid US Marshal(More like a US Bounty hunter for pay purposes) at the time...was sworn in by Virgil for the OK corral incident!
 

007

Charter Member
Joined
May 8, 2004
Messages
46,317
Reaction score
16,118
Points
2,250
Location
Podunk, WI
Ya it was a good movie...but did ya know that 'Virgil Earp' was the actual Marshall...at the okay corral shootout...and he went on and was a Marshall at a small town called 'San Bernardino',California even though he had lost the use of one of his arms in the shootout...he passed away in 1905...pnemonia...Wyatt passe away in a two bit apartment in Los Angeles,California at the end of the 1920's...sad so very sad!
And did you also know arch, that Virgil Earp died in Goldfield, Nevada? Have you ever been through there? That's got to be THE most dilapidated, run down town full of nothing but SHACKS i've ever been through in my life.

Also, when the Earps, especially Wyatt, lived back in Iowa, they lived many times in brothels. Wyatt Earp was arrested on two different occassions for being in a brothel. He obviously liked whores.
 

New Topics

Most reactions - Past 7 days

Forum List

Top