Josie Earp: Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp (1861-December 19, 1944) was an American part-time actress and dancer who was best known as the wife of famed Old West lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp. Known as "Sadie" to the public in 1881, she met Wyatt in the frontier boom town Tombstone, Arizona Territory when she was living with Cochise County Sheriff Johnny Behan. She became Earp's common-law wife for 46 years.

Josie Earp: Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp (1861-December 19, 1944) was an American part-time actress and dancer who was best known as the wife of famed Old West lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp. Known as "Sadie" to the public in 1881, she met Wyatt in the frontier boom town Tombstone, Arizona Territory when she was living with Cochise County Sheriff Johnny Behan. She became Earp's common-law wife for 46 years.

Wyatt Earp is probably the cowboy that’s had the most movies about him. His famous “gunfight at the OK Corral” has been adapted by everyone from John Sturges to John Ford, and has been played by everyone from Kurt Russell to Randolph Scott – he’s even set to be portrayed by Harrison Ford AND Val Kilmer in two projects.

Wyatt Earp is probably the cowboy that’s had the most movies about him. His famous “gunfight at the OK Corral” has been adapted by everyone from John Sturges to John Ford, and has been played by everyone from Kurt Russell to Randolph Scott – he’s even set to be portrayed by Harrison Ford AND Val Kilmer in two projects.

Josephine Marcus Earp | Unusual Historicals: Love Affairs: Wyatt Earp & Josie Marcus

Josephine Marcus Earp | Unusual Historicals: Love Affairs: Wyatt Earp & Josie Marcus

This picture labeled: "Wyatt Earp And His Wife" ➡ This is not Wyatt Earp and his wife. This is Nicolas Porter Earp and Virginia Ann Cooksey. -The PARENTS of Wyatt Earp!

This picture labeled: "Wyatt Earp And His Wife" ➡ This is not Wyatt Earp and his wife. This is Nicolas Porter Earp and Virginia Ann Cooksey. -The PARENTS of Wyatt Earp!

In a rare photo of the couple together, Josie Marcus sits with Wyatt Earp in their desert camp at their Happy Days gold mine, across the river from Parker, Arizona, in the 1920s.

In a rare photo of the couple together, Josie Marcus sits with Wyatt Earp in their desert camp at their Happy Days gold mine, across the river from Parker, Arizona, in the 1920s.

Wyatt Earp | of wyatt earp signed to my friend fred sutton from wyatt earp ...

Wyatt Earp | of wyatt earp signed to my friend fred sutton from wyatt earp ...

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