Virgil Edwin Earp was born in Tombstone, AZ, on April 19, the son of Newton Jasper Earp, Wyatt Earp’s half-brother.
Wyatt Earp moved with brothers, James and Virgil, to Tombstone where a silver boom was under way.
The shootout at the O.K. Corral occurred on October 26 in Tombstone. Thereupon, Wyatt Earp left Tombstone and moved to San Francisco.
Louise Perkins, my grandmother, was born in Tombstone, AZ, on June 20. She and her twin sister were delivered by Dr. Goodfellow. He attended the wounded at the O.K. Corral gunfight.
Grandma’s father was working as a mining engineer in Tombstone and was called out to California to build and superintend a stamp mill at the Jamison Mine, a gold mine, in Johnsville, CA.
Virgil was the Sheriff of Paradise Valley, NV.
Virgil moved to Sacramento, CA.
Grandma married George Dunn, and they moved to San Francisco.
Virgil listed on his WWI draft registration card that he worked as a collector and solicitor for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Virgil listed on his WWII draft registration card that he worked at the Sacramento Air Depot, McClellan Field, Sacramento, CA.
The game show where Virgil was a contestant, “The $64,000 Question”, aired. I watched the television show as a young boy.
Virgil died in Sacramento at age 80.
Louise Dunn died in San Francisco at age 90.
I moved from the San Francisco area to the Sacramento area.