Nicholas Porter Earp

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Judge Nicholas Porter Earp, USA

Also Known As: "Nick"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lincon County, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 12, 1907 (94)
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Place of Burial: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Cooksey Earp and Martha Ann Earp
Husband of Annie Elizabeth Earp; Virginia Ann Earp and Abigail Earp
Father of James Earp, Deputy Marshal Dodge City; Virgil Earp, Deputy U.S. Marshal, Marshal of Tombstone; Martha Elizabeth Earp; Wyatt Earp; Morgan Seth Earp, Deputy U.S. Marshal and 8 others
Brother of Lorenzo Dow Earp; Elizabeth Ezell; Josiah Jackson Earp; Mary Ann Earp Eirp; James O'Kelley Earp and 4 others

Occupation: Deputy Sherriff of Warren County, Illinois. Father of the Earp brothers., Sergeant in Civil War, Judge
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About Nicholas Porter Earp

IN PHOTO: NICHOLAS IS SEEN ON THE RIGHT. HE IS PICTURED WITH HIS SECOND WIFE, VIRGINIA WHOM HE WAS MARRIED TO UNTIL 1893 UPON HER DEATH

Father of legendary Earp brothers of Tombstone, Arizona. In 1847 Nicholas joined the Illinois Mounted Volunteers to serve under his neighbor and commanding officer, Wyatt Berry Stapp. On March 19, 1848 Nicholas had a fourth son that he bestowed with the full name of his commanding officer. Nicholas and his military unit went to Mexico where 3rd Sergeant Earp was injured and discharged from military service on December 24, 1847. Nicholas joined the Union army in the Spring of 1861 and served with his old rank of 3rd Sergeant. Nicholas died in the Soldier's Home in Sawtelle, California. His last residence is the site of the Wadsworth Veteran's Hospital, and near the dental clinic where the father of actor James Dean worked.

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Nicholas Porter Earp's Timeline

1813
September 6, 1813
Lincon County, North Carolina, United States
1837
October 7, 1837
Age 24
Ohio County, Kentucky, United States
1837
Age 23
Hartford, Ohio, KY, United States
1838
February 12, 1838
Age 24
Hartford, Ohio, KY, United States
1841
June 28, 1841
Age 27
Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky, United States
1843
July 18, 1843
Age 29
Hartford, Ohio, KY, United States
1845
September 25, 1845
Age 32
Monmouth, Warren, Il, United States
1848
March 19, 1848
Age 34
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, United States