Joséphine Marcus Earp (1861-1944) was an American part-time actress, dancer, and prostitute who was best known as
the wife of famed Old West lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp. Known as "Sadie" to the public in 1881, she met Wyatt
in the frontier boom town Tombstone, Arizona Territory
when she was living with Cochise County Sheriff Johnny Behan.
She became Earp's common-law wife for 48 years. She died in Los Angeles in 1944.
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