Celia Ann “Mattie” <I>Blaylock</I> Earp

Celia Ann “Mattie” Blaylock Earp

Iowa, USA
Death 3 Jul 1888 (aged 38)
Pinal County, Arizona, USA
Burial Superior, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
Plot Isolated grave on a hilltop about a mile or so from the former site of the city of Pinal.
Memorial ID 43401944 View Source

Mattie Earp, also known as Celia Anne Blaylock Earp and Mattie Blaylock.

Mattie was considered to be Wyatt Earp's common law wife. She was with Wyatt during his days in Tombstone, where he became known for his involvement in the O.K. Corral gunfight.

Mattie died while living in Pinal, Arizona. Pinal is just an old ghost town now, which is now adjacent to Superior, Arizona.

Arizona records purportedly provide this information on her death certificate: Cause of death: Supposed to be suicide by opium poisoning at the age of 40 years. Place of death: Pinal, Arizona. Date of death: July 3, 1888. Signed by: Thomas H. Kennaird M.D.

The old Pinal cemetery can be located at:
33.28830 N. / -111.13448 W.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43401944/celia-ann-earp : accessed ), memorial page for Celia Ann “Mattie” Blaylock Earp (4 Jan 1850–3 Jul 1888), Find a Grave Memorial ID 43401944, citing Pinal Burial Ground, Superior, Pinal County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by C. Fahey (contributor 46827298) .