Ike Clanton

Born 1847

Joseph Isaac Clanton (1847 – June 1, 1887) was born in Callaway County, Missouri. He is best known for being a member of group of outlaw Cowboys that had ongoing conflicts with lawmen Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan Earp and Wyatt's friend Doc Holliday. The Clantons repeatedly threatened the Earps because they interfered with the Cowboys' illegal activities. On October 26, 1881, Ike was present at the Gunfight at the O.K.… Read More

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1847 Birth Born in 1847.


1866 19 Years Old Clanton's mother died in 1866. … Read More


By 1881, however, he was working on his father's ranch at Lewis Springs, about west of Tombstone and from Charleston. … Read More
1882 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On Saturday, March 18, 1882, Morgan Earp was killed by a shot through a door window facing a dark alley while playing billiards at Hatch's Saloon in Tombstone. … Read More


1887 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Ike Clanton and his brother Phineas were charged with cattle-rustling and pursued by detective Jonas V. Brighton. On June 1, 1887, at Jim Wilson's Ranch on Eagle Creek, south of Springerville, Arizona, Phin Clanton surrendered, but Ike resisted and was shot dead. … Read More
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