...You will have to set those romantic interests aside, Jones. Addie's husband was a merchant from Arkansas, sold cigars pipes, stationary, confectionary and all kinds of fancy goods. he also invested in Turquoise mining. His shop was on Fifth street between Fremont and Allen.
His wife, Addie, was a dressmaker and her shop was the house at 523 Fremont. Later she moved to a shop at 311 Allen. She was very successful.
Whether or not they remained married, there is no information, but as she made upscale clothing for the ladies of Tombstone she was very socially connected. Stories abound she was friendly with the Earp women but seems unlikely as they stayed in the shadows a lot, had been in the 'industry,' so to speak, and would not likely have been accepted in the social activities of the more respectable women of the town.
But that explains her reluctance to be overly involved in the court case.
Joyce, sorry to jump in here, but there are certain things you never forget. About 12 or 14 years ago, there was a mention of William Bourland being a member of the coroner's jury for the murder of Morgan... more
...this is what we do in trying to help put the whole picture together in the right way. I appreciate your digging around and clearing up any discrepancies. And there is a discrepancy. Epitaph records... more
Joyce, this kind of reminds me of the confusion between Billy Allens. For years we read that Doc Holliday encountered the Billy Allen that witnessed the shootout when he ended up in Leadville, Colorado.... more