Virgil Walter Earp (July 18, 1843–October 19, 1905) The brother to Wyatt Earp, fought in the Civil War. He was U.S. Deputy Marshal for south-eastern Arizona and Tombstone City Marshal at the time of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in the Arizona Territory. Two months after the shootout in Tombstone, outlaw Cowboys ambushed Virgil on the streets of Tombstone, shattering his left arm, leaving him maimed for life.
Virgil Earp was born July 1843 in Kentucky and was one of the men involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Virgil Earp is the older brother to Wyatt Earp who seems to get most of the notoriety out of the famous brothers. Though much of the...
Rosella Dragoo Earp (born in France) married Virgil Earp in 1870. She was his second wife, but by 1874 Virgil had hooked up with Alvira (Allie) Sullivan. Virgil and Allie spent the rest of their lives together.
Virgil Earp's widow Allie in her 90's with author Frank Waters. She lived until 1947. She collaborated on a book with Waters that depicted her brother-in-law Wyatt Earp in a less than flattering light.