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Tombstone Weekly Epitaph Archive

  • Tombstone, Arizona
  • 18811922

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The Tombstone Epitaph took its first breath of life in 1880 as a Republican paper under the operation of John P. Clum, Thomas Sorin, and later that year, Charles Reppy. Clum chose the name for the paper because he felt that every tombstone had to have an epitaph. According to William H. Lyon, in his book, Those Old Yellow Dog Days, Frontier Journalism in Arizona 1859-1912, Clum’s friends “thought the name alone would kill the paper,” yet “Clum took pride in his morbid creation” and felt that the Tombstone Epitaph would serve as a journal which represented and built up mining, Tombstone’s founding industry.

Archive Info

  • 8,737
  • Tombstone, Arizona
  • 18811922

Source Information

Tombstone Weekly Epitaph, 1881–1922 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: April 7, 2015

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Archive Info

  • 8,737
  • Tombstone, Arizona
  • 18811922

Source Information

Tombstone Weekly Epitaph, 1881–1922 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: April 7, 2015