Virginia Ann (Cooksey) Earp. Virginia is/was the second wife of Nicholas Porter Earp and matriarch of the Earp family which included to the more famous Earp brothers, Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, James and Warren. She is also the mother of Martha, Adelia, and Virginia.. Burial at Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, California. Photo by: Gina & Don Polanshek - Find A Grave Contributors.
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Mary Katherine Horony Cummings (November 7, 1850 – November 2, 1940), known as Big Nose Kate, was a Hungarian-born prostitute and later longtime companion and common-law wife of Doc Holliday in the American Old West. In 1876, Kate moved to Fort Griffin, Texas, where she met Wyatt Earp and began her longtime involvement with Doc Holliday. Doc said at one point that he considered Kate his intellectual equal.
John Harris Behan was sheriff during the events leading up to the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and testified that Wyatt Earp had murdered the Cowboys in the shootout. His wife divorced him, accusing him of consorting with prostitutes. Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp was his mistress for some years until she, too, was upset by his liaisons with other women, and left him in 1881.