Tombstone, AZ - Morgan Earp (1851-1882) – Born in Iowa on April 24, 1851, he moved with his family to San Bernardino, California in 1864. He joined brother Wyatt in Dodge City, Kansas where he married Luisa Houston. The pair soon moved to Butte, Montana, where he served as marshal. By 1879, he had headed to Arizona, where he was appointed as a sheriff in Pima County. The next year, he was in Tombstone with the rest of his brothers and went to work for Virgil as a police officer. In the battle with the Clantons at the O.K. Corral on October 26, 1881, he was shot in the side by Tom McLaury. Doc Holliday instantly countered, blowing McLaury away with blasts from both barrels of his shotgun. Morgan survived the wounds, but on March 18, 1882, Ike Clanton and four henchmen took revenge. While Earp was playing pool at Campbell and Hatch's Saloon in Tombstone, Clanton and four of his henchmen shot and killed him. Morgan’s body was brought back to California where he is buried at Hermosa Cemetery in Colton, California.
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