Pictured here are some of the most famous (and/or "infamous") people of the late 1800's... Wyatt Earp, Teddy Roosevelt, Doc Holliday (John Henry), Morgan Earp, "Liver Eating" Johnson, Butch Cassidy (Robert LeRoy Parker), The Sundance Kid (Harry Alonzo Longabaugh), Bat Masterson, Harry Britton, Judge Roy Bean, Ben Greenough.
This photo of Louisa Houston, Morgan Earp’s wife, has never been published before appearing in Sherry Monahan’s new book, Mrs. Earp: Wives and Lovers of the Earp Brothers. The Dedicated Women Behind the Earp Men:
Morgan Seth Earp (April 24, 1851 – March 18, 1882) was the younger brother of Deputy U.S. Marshals Virgil and Wyatt Earp. Morgan was a deputy of Virgil's and all three men were the target of repeated death threats made by outlaw Cowboys who were upset by the Earps' interference in their illegal activities. This conflict eventually led to the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, during which Morgan was wounded. All three lawmen along with Doc Holliday were charged by Ike Clanton, who fled the…
James Earp left, Morgan Earp right, this is an albumen print that was never mounted. Of the many Morgans I have, this is probably my favorite, and id say of all the Earp boys Morgan was the most jocular. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.
Frank C. Stilwell (1856 - March 20, 1882) was an outlaw Cowboy who murdered at least two men in Cochise County during 1877-1882. He was closely involved in the events leading up to and following the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral on October 26, 1881, and was suspected in the murder of Morgan Earp on March 18, 1882. Two days after Morgan's death, Frank Stilwell was killed in retribution by Deputy U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp in a Tucson train yard.
Warren Baxter Earp (1855-1900) – The youngest of the Earp brothers, he joined the others in Tombstone in 1880, but was not in the settlement when brothers Virgil, Morgan and Wyatt had the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Warren later joined Wyatt in tracking down the killers of Morgan Earp in the infamous Earp Vendetta Ride. Wilcox Cemetery, Wilcox, Arizona
Frank McLaury (March 3, 1848 - October 26, 1881) was a ranch hand of the Old West. He is best known for being a member of group of outlaw Cowboys that faced off against lawmen Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in the boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona Territory during which he was killed. Although he has been dubbed a gunfighter by some accounts, he was not. Frank stood at 5'4" . Brother Tom at 5' 3". The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is believed to have been his…
Joseph Isaac (Ike) Clanton (1847 – June 1, 1887) He is best known for being a member of group of outlaw Cowboys that had ongoing conflicts with lawmen Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan Earp and Wyatt's friend Doc Holliday. The Clantons repeatedly threatened the Earps because they interfered with the Cowboys' illegal activities. On October 26, 1881, Ike was present at the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in the boomtown of Tombstone, Arizona Territory, but was unarmed and ran from the gunfight.