Two days later, the Earps left Monmouth and returned to Pella. Marshal Crawley Dake appointed Virgil as Deputy U.S. James was severely wounded in Fredericktown, Missouri, and returned home in the summer of 1863. Late Saturday night, March 18, 1882, Morgan was ambushed and killed after returning from a musical at Schieffelin Hall. Only his brother Wyatt survived him, with Wyatt dying almost a month later on January 13, 1929. She died in 1931 and is buried near Virginia and Nellie Earp (wife of son James Earp) at the Pioneer Cemetery in San Bernardino. Unlike his more famous brothers, he never entered into law enforcement. [8], Following the outbreak of the Civil War, Earp enlisted in the Union Army (along with both James and Virgil) on November 11, 1861. He was charged by Ike Clanton with murder, but during a month-long preliminary hearing, Judge Wells Spicer ruled that they had acted within the law and dismissed the charges. Nicholas Porter Earp, Abigail Storm Strum, Effie Mae Erdman, Wyatt Clyde Earp, Alice Abigail Wells, Virgil Edwin Earp, Wyatt Earp, James Earp, Warren Earp, Morgan Earp, Virgil Earp, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, United States, Virgil Earp, Deputy U.S. James Newton Earp was born Feb. 26, 1840 near Green Castle, Indiana and died Oct. 25, 1920 near Clarence, Mo., aged 80 years, 7 months, 29 days. [6] Newton Earp, and half-brothers James and Virgil, were close for their entire lives. [11] Descendants Newton Earp. On the side of Nicholas Porter Earp, born 6 September 1813 - Lincoln Co., NC, deceased 12 November 1907 - Sawtelle, Los Angeles Co., CA aged 94 years old, Constable, Wagon Master. "[30] But general shooting broke out almost immediately. Shortly after the birth of Virgil two years later, the family (which included Newton, a half brother born during Nick’s first marriage) moved from Kentucky to Monmouth, Illinois. Local constables in Peoria, Illinois, likely considered him to be a pimp as they arrested him three times during 1872 for being found in a brothel. He was instructed by Dake to move to Tombstone to help resolve ongoing problems with outlaw Cowboys. He is buried in West Los Angeles at the Los Angeles National Cemetery. [19] By November 17, 1869, Nicholas resigned to become Justice of the Peace. [12] Newton died at age 91 in Sacramento, California on December 18, 1928. [18], In spring 1868, Nick, Ginnie, Morgan, Warren, and Adelia returned to the mid-west and Lamar, Missouri, where Nicholas became the local constable. Newton mustered out of the Army on June 26, 1865, in Louisville, Kentucky. Nicholas Porter Earp (September 6, 1813 – February 12, 1907) was the father of well-known Western lawmen Virgil, Wyatt, and Morgan, and their lesser-known brothers James, Newton and Warren Earp. [6] Newton Earp, and half-brothers James and Virgil, were close for their entire lives. Now a widower and single father, Nicholas married local girl Virginia Cooksey in July 1840. He was wounded on October 31, 1861 in a battle near Fredericktown, Missouri, and lost the use of his left arm. While he was the little-known half-brother of Old West lawmen Wyatt, Virgil, and Morgan Earp, Newton remained close to his father and half-siblings, residing in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, California, Nevada and Arizona near other members of the Earp family. The Earps may have hoped to keep the job in the family one way or another. For information about how to add references, see, Articles incorporating text from Find a Grave.com, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, Original Document of Civil War Pension Index Card for Newton Earp, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Newton_Earp?oldid=4424256. Berry. We are He decided to move to San Bernardino County in the southern part of the state. Please improve this article by adding a reference. Their first child, Effie May, was born on May 6, 1870 in Philadelphia, Missouri. Their first child, Effie May, was born on May 6, 1870 in Philadelphia, Missouri. During the gunfight, Billy Clanton and both McLaury brothers were killed. Martha Elizabeth Earp (September 25, 1845 in Monmouth, Illinois – May 26, 1856 in, Adelia Douglas Earp (June 16, 1861 in Pella, Iowa – January 16, 1941 in San Bernardino, California), This page was last edited on 22 October 2020, at 14:34. Three days after the O.K. On December 22, 1836, in Hartford, Nicholas Porter married Abigail Storm, the daughter of Peter and Anna Maria (Lehman) Sturm (born September 21, 1813 Ohio County, Kentucky – died October 8, 1839 Ohio County, Kentucky). [10][7], After Earp's return from the American Civil War, he married Nancy Jane Adam in Marion County, Missouri on 12 Sep 1865. By using this website you consent to our use of cookies. The Earps had five children: Effie May, Wyatt Clyde, Mary Elizabeth, Alice Abigail, and Virgil Edwin. On December 28, 1881, three men hidden in the upper story of an unfinished building across Allen street from the hotel ambushed Virgil from behind as he walked from the Oriental Saloon to his room. [3][4] He was said to have hunted buffalo in 1873 near Peace, Kansas. James was badly wounded in a battle near Fredericktown, Missouri and returned home only months after his enlistment. in July 1866, living in this vicinity the remainder of his life. Newton Earp, and half-brothers James and Virgil, were close for their entire lives. Wyatt held a variety of jobs during his life. After Virginia's death on January 14, 1893 in San Bernardino, 80 year old Nicholas married Annie Elizabeth Cadd on October 14 of the same year. Siblings. Nicholas Earp was born in Lincoln County, North Carolina, to Walter Earp (b. His sons Newton, James, and Virgil enlisted in the Union Army on November 11, 1861. [7], Following another relocation to California, Newton became a carpenter, building homes in northern California and northwestern Nevada. But the job didn't pay much. Half brother of James Earp, Deputy Marshal Dodge City; Virgil Earp, Deputy U.S. They had five children. Geni requires JavaScript! Each time his father found him and brought him home. [17], The group arrived in San Bernardino, California on December 17, 1864. California, Death Index, 1930 - 1939. Nicholas was recorded as a farmer. Daughter Effie May and wife Jennie both died on March 29, 1898 in Paradise Hill, Nevada, also known as Paradise Valley. During the Mexican–American War Nicholas served under Captain Wyatt Berry Stapp of the Illinois Mounted Volunteers. [31] He was seriously wounded and Dr. George E. Goodfellow was forced to remove 4 inches (100 mm) of shattered humerus bone from Virgil's left arm, leaving his arm permanently crippled. He was the eldest child of Nicholas Porter Earp and Abigail Storm. Nicholas Porter Earp (September 6, 1813 – February 12, 1907) was the father of well-known Western lawmen Virgil, Wyatt, and Morgan, and their lesser-known brothers James, Newton and Warren Earp.He was a justice of the peace, a farmer, cooper, constable, bootlegger, wagon-master, and teacher. William Edwards died on May 3, 1919, in San Bernardino County, California. In Sept. 1886 he was married to … After marrying Jennie in Marion County, Missouri, the newlyweds joined his father Nicholas and the other Earps in Southern California, where most of the family had relocated. [8], Following the outbreak of the Civil War, Earp enlisted in the Union Army (along with both James and Virgil) on November 11, 1861. [5], Newton was born in Ohio County, Kentucky, to Nicholas Earp and his first wife, Abigail Storm. He was a fifth-generation Marylander and the fourth great-grandson of Thomas Earp, Sr. (1631–1720), an Ulsterman who emigrated from the barony of Fews in County Armagh, Ireland (now Northern Ireland) to Maryland. After Newton and Jennie returned to the midwest in 1868, this time in Lamar, Missouri, Earp took up farming. Wyatt won by 137 votes to Newton's 108, but their father Nicholas lost the election for justice of the peace in a very close four-way race. Newton Jasper Earp (October 7, 1837–December 18, 1928) was the eldest child of Nicholas Porter Earp, patriarch of the famous Earp family. He married Jennie (last name unknown) in 1854. Nicholas was also one of the founders of the San Bernardino Society of California Pioneers. [5] She died before 1887. [3] Nicholas was named for a circuit-riding judge in Kentucky. Son of Nicholas Porter Earp and Abigail Earp Witnesses were conflicted about who fired first. [10] Return to Nebraska. , born 6 September 1813 - Lincoln Co., NC, deceased 12 November 1907 - Sawtelle, Los Angeles Co., CA aged 94 years old, , born 2 February 1821 - Hartford, Ohio Co., KY, deceased 14 January 1893 - San Bernardino Co., CA aged 71 years old, Sources: Dowling Family Tree - Tim Dowling - rootsweb, 2001-2015 - - electronic - I468609. [37]:115[38], Wyatt developed a reputation as a sportsman as well as a gambler. Newton was a Mason and died in 1928. [7] He ran against his younger half-brother Wyatt for the office of constable. Alice Abigail was born on December 18, 1878 in Kansas and then Virgil Edwin around 1879, also in Kansas. Virgil was hit in the back and left arm by three loads of double-barreled buckshot from about 60 feet (18 m). Separated by only three and five years respectively, Earp and half-brothers James and Virgil, were close for their entire lives; Newton named his first-born son (born on August 25, 1872) after his not-yet-famous younger brother, Wyatt, and his second son (born April 19, 1880) after his younger brother Virgil. Earp N.P. [3][4] He was said to have hunted buffalo in 1873 near Peace, Kansas.