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Boothilll Graveyard Burials - Tombstone Arizona

November 16, 2019

 

 

 

 

Boothill Graveyard is a small graveyard of at least 250 interments located in Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona. Also known as the "Old City Cemetery", the graveyard was used after 1883 only to bury outlaws and a few others. 

"Boot Hill" refers to the number of men who died with their boots on."

 

 

The List:

 

William Alexander - 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Killed by a premature blast while prospecting)

 

George Warren Atkins - 1888 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Miner)

 

Jonathon Barton - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

John Beather - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Hanged)

 

Albert Bennett - 1883 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Teamsters Bennett and Scott were ambushed by
Indians)

 

W.C. Bennett - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Heart trouble, native of England)

 

Eliz. Billings - 1886 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Frank Bowles - 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ 

 

Steve Brammer - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Ernest Brodines - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone (Murdered, native of Germany)

 

Mrs. R.L. Brown - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Natural death)

 

Pat Byrne - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone Arizona (Pneumonia)

 

Mrs. R.B. Campbell - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Suspect of poisoning)

 

Malcolm Campbell - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Pneumonia)

 

Alfred Cantrell - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Murdered by a
       man named Brown who was later hanged for his crime.)

 

William Carpenter - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Nephritis, Baptist minister in Tombstone)

 

David Cassidine - 1879 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Killed)

 

Bronco Charlie - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Ormsby, real name unknown)

 

 

 

Ah Chum aka “China Mary” - 1906 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Chinese merchant and brothel owner)

 

Billy Clanton - Oct. 26, 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Murdered behind the OK Corral)

 

Newman Haynes Clanton - August 13, 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (“Known as “Old Man” Clanton)

 

Simon Constantine - 1882   Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Killed with Thos.Kerney during a blast)

 

H.B. Cook - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ

 

Thos. Cowan - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Diphtheria, 11 months old)

 

Mrs. Clum - 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (John Clums wife)

 

Billy Clairborne - Nov. 15, 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Leslie)

 

Peter Crawley - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Killed)

 

Hans Christianson - 1891 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Christina B. Christianson - 1892 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Harry Curry - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Killed with Seymour Dye while hauling hay)

 

Lewis H. Daves “Lew” - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Cause of death Unknown, age 25, Tombstone attorney and
miner said to have built Tombstone’s first adobe building on fourth Street, which served as a barber shop.)

 

Bill Delaney - Mar. 8, 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Legally hanged)

 

A. Deloach - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Deron - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Full name unknown, Shot by Slaughter while resisting arrest for his
Part in a train robbery)

 

May Doody - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Diphtheria)

 

Dan Dowd - Mar. 8, 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone – (Legally hanged)

 

Minnie Dowe - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ

 

Jack Dunlap - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Jeff Milton during an attempted train robbery. Lived long
enough to squeal on his friends who left him to die. Aka 3-Fingered Jack)

 

Seymour Dye - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Indians with Harry Curry, while driving a hay wagon)

 

Dutch Annie - 1883 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Brothel madam)

 

Thos. Fitzhugh - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Found dead in a water closet in the back of Mrs. Kings lodging house on Toughnut Street, where he roomed.)

 

Judah Florentine - Mar. 22, 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – ( Aka Florentino Cruz & Indian Charlie, murdered by Wyatt Earp)

 

George Fryer - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Freddie Fuss - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Small boy who drank stagnant or poison mine water)

 

J.J. Gardner - Jan. 11, 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Shot in railroad camp on babacomari and died in Tombstone at age 42. Wagon master, born in Ohio)

 

John Gibbons - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Wagon accident crushed his skull)

 

John Gibson - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ 

 

John Alexander Gillespie - March 1882  Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Was Cochise County Sheriff less than twelve hours when killed at Chandler Milk Ranch trying to arrest Billy Grounds and Zwing Hunt, suspected killers of Martin Peel. He died instantly when Hunt shot him in the head.)

 

Verone Gray - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Suicide)

 

William Grounds “Billy” - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot in the face with a shot gun, by an officer questioning him about the Martin Peel murder)

 

Thomas C. Gregory - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Owned Tombstone’s Gregory’s Restaurant at 410 Fremont, born in England)

 

Gregory 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (The son of Thos. Gregory who died of meningitis Halderman Bros.  Nov. 16, 1900  Boothill, Tombstone – (hanged)

 

Louis Hancock - 1879 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by John Ringo  in bar room brawl in stafford Arizona, the fight allegedly started over a disparaging remark about a lady)

 

Frank Hart - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot with Jackson and Serroux over a mining claim)

 

 

John Heath - Feb. 22, 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Lynched by Bisbee mob)

 

 

Charles Helm - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Horse rancher on Ranch in the dragoon mountains, 34 years old
(shot by Wm. McCauley)

 

James patrick Hickey - Sept 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (First resident listed on stowe street in Charleston, allegedly shot by Wm. Clairborne in Charleston)

 

John Hick - 1878 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Killed by Jeremiah McCormick at Watervale July 6, 1878 following a card game argument with William Quinn. Buried in the only white shirt found in Tombstone, belonging to Dr. D. S. Chamberlain, a visitor.  Lucky Cuss Mine manager)

 

Hilly Hickson - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (School boy died of injuries after falling off a pair of stilts)

 

Tex Howard - Mar. 8, 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Legally hanged)

 

J.W.  Houten - 1878 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Aka Van Houten  (killed by unknown assailants at Brunckow Mine, November 1878. Frank Stilwell and  James Cassidy were arrested but acquitted. Allegedly beaten to death over a disputed mining claim.)

 

Quong Gee Kee “Wan” - Jan. 1938 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Can Can Restaurant owner)

 

Thos. Kearny - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Killed with Simon Constantine during a blast)

 

Dan Kelley - Mar. 8, 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Legally hanged)

 

Miles E. Kellogg - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Natural death, Saloon keeper, age 44.)

 

Kansas Kid - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Killed in a stampede, cowboy’s real name unknown)

 

Mike Killeen - June 22, 1880 Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Killed by Frank Leslie over a disagreement about Killeen’s wife, Leslie married his widow)

 

Bill King - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Burt Alvord, aka Cowboy Bill King. saloon keeper)

 

Jack King - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Shot by Cherokee Hall)

 

John King - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Suicide by strychinine)

 

Billy Kinsman - 1883 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by a woman who was jealously in love with him)

 

Helentina Kohler - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Lathan Kohler - 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Ralph Kohler - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Douglas Lilly - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Wagon accident driving for the Sycamore Water Co.)

 

Judge Chas. Lindley - Sept. 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Stinging Lizard - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Cherokee Hall)

 

M. Lopez - 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Charcoal fumes in a closed room)

 

Holo Lucero - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Killed by Indians)

 

Patrick J. Lynch - 1883 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Tombstone saloon keeper located at 309 Allen St)

 

Bobby Jackson - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Shot with Hart and Serroux over mining claim)

 

James K. Johnson “Jim” - May 1881 Boothill, Tombstone AZ - (Aka Henry Johnson and George Johnson.Boothill Graveyard, accidentally shot himself at Galeyville, died of his wounds a few days later.  Miner and resident of Charleston.)

 

Six Shooter Jim - 1885 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Burt Alvord real name unknown)

 

John Mackenzie - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Jos. Manada - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Margarita - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Dance hall girl, real name unknown, stabbed by another girl)

 

John Martin - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Killed working on Huachuca water line, native of England)

 

M. McAllister - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Sustained a lung injury when shot during a fight over a piece of
land.  Went to Tombstone to recover, but died of the injury.  Aka Happy Jack)

 

M. McCarthy - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by a man named Poplin, miner)

 

J.D. McDermott - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Horse accident fractured his spinal column)

 

Frank McLaury - Oct. 26, 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Murdered behind the OK Corral)

 

Tom McLaury - Oct. 26, 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Murdered behind the OK Corral)

 

James McMartin - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Rapid consumption)

 

McNemony - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot, full name unknown)

 

H. B. Mead - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone (42 year old blacksmith found dead in rear seat of a coach)

 

Thos. Morgan - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Lester Moore - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Gunfight over a package, both men died. Wells Fargo agent in Naco. Famous epitaph read: "Here lies Lester Moore, four slugs from a 44, no Les no more.)

 

Ben Olleney - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Shot by Chacon)

 

Daniel Owyer - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Drowned)

 

Alfred Packrel - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Inflammation of the bowels, 24 year old English miner)

 

Pesquira - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Full name unknown)

 

Martin Ruter Peel - Mar. 25, 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Mining engineer shot at work. Zwing Hunt & Billy Grounds were both suspects of the murder.)

 

Jim Riley - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Murdered)

 

G. Renacco - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  (Fell from a cliff)

 

Guadalupe Robles - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by officers trying to arrest robbers who were seeking shelter in his house, one of which was his brother)

 

Rook - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone (Shot on Fremont Street by a Chinese man, full name unknown)

 

Rosenthal - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Full name unknown)

 

C.O. Ridgeway - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Found dead in a wagon along side the road)

 

Comer W. “Red” Sample - Mar. 8, 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Legally hanged)

 

Ben Scott - 1883 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Teamsters Scott & Al Bennett were ambushed by Indians)

 

Frank Serroux - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot with Jackson and Hart over a mining claim)

 

Mrs. H.C. Smith - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Peter Smith - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ  - (Killed by Thos Doland? during a fight)

 

Francis Southy - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Charlie Storms - Feb. 25, 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot in a gunfight in front of the Oriental Saloon by Luke Short)

 

Mrs. Stump - 1884 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Overdose of chloroform by doctor during child birth)

 

Jerry Sullivan - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ

 

Wm. Summers - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Found dead with a blow on his back that ruptured his liver)

 

Miles Sweeney - 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Murdered)

 

Jos. Thomas - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Allegedly shot by Indian Joe, a fellow teamster wagon driver)

 

Dick Toby - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by Sheriff John Behan)

 

Red River Tom - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Real name unknown, Shot and killed by Ormsby)

 

James Tulley - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Fell 250 feet to the  bottom of a mine shaft, miner,Grand Central Mining Co.)

 

Tom J. Waters - July 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot to death by his prospecting friend and cabin mate Edward Lyter Bradshaw after an argument over a blue and black checked shirt, Bradshaw was acquitted in Sept.1880)

 

Eva Waters - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (3 months old)

 

Jos. Wetsell - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Stoned to death by Apache Indians)

 

John Wickstrum - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Crushed and suffocated while digging a well)

 

Glenn Will - 1953 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (His son sent Glenn’s Ashes COD $1.92 to the city of Tombstone, to be buried in Boothill.)

 

Delia William - 1881 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Suicide by taking arsenic, colored lodging house proprietress)

 

Johnnie Wilson - 1880’s - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot by King)

 

George Whitcer - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Cable snapped sending his miners cage down a shaft)

 

Marshal Fred White - Oct. 28 1880 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Accidentally killed by Curly Bill Brocius on Sixth Street)

 

William Whitehill - 1878 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ (Shot)

 

Jasper Von - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone AZ – (Shot)

 

Joseph Ziegler - 1882 - Boothill, Tombstone, AZ (Shot through the left breast by fellow miner Ed Williams behind the old ice house near the corner of Toughnut and Fifth Streets)

 

 

 

 

 

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