Roy B Young
Good - Earp
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:31

This is a good question, Bob. When writing that article, I tried to find the connection and was unsuccessful. However, the world was a lot smaller in those days and I can imagine that Wyatt and John did cross paths on several occasions. But, the proof has been elusive. I hope someone on BJs can give a conclusive reply. And, thanks for your nice comments on the article and the book!

  • When did John Good encounter Wyatt Earp?Bob Cash, Fri Sep 20 12:02
    Three days ago I would have answered that question with, "Probably, never". However, in Roy Young's extremely informative WHHA Journal article "Wyatt Earp Talks 'Pretty': A Look at W.E.'s Interaction ... more
    • Good - Earp — Roy B Young, Sat Sep 21 11:31
      • Re: Good - EarpBob Cash, Sun Sep 22 10:08
        Thanks, Roy. Kenny has a very informative post over on James Wright's page about some research that he, Roger Jay and Tom Gaumer collaborated on about this issue. It, however, does not answer the... more
        • GoodRoy B Young, Mon Sep 23 07:22
          As to Good, I have once again run a number of references to him over this past weekend and find nothing conclusive to place him in the company of Wyatt, other than a possible association in... more
          • Re: GoodBob Cash, Mon Sep 23 09:09
            Thank you, Roy. The info verifying that Good came up the trail several times during Wyatt's tenure a a peace officer in Kansas is quite interesting to me. I wouldn't discount Good viewing Wyatt... more
            • Good FamilyRoy B Young, Mon Sep 23 11:12
              In J. Marvin Hunter's book "The Trail Drivers of Texas," included in the account of J.B. and Dan Murrah, there is mention of a trail drive that included John Goode and Lavigor Goode (adding the "e"... more
              • Re: Good FamilyBob Cash, Tue Sep 24 07:15
                Roy, Kenny has some more info on the Goods Texas Jack's page.
                • Goode - EarpRoy B Young, Tue Sep 24 07:32
                  Bob, I've taken no time to do newspaper searches on these Goode brothers, so that would be the next best place to do some research that might put them in the same place and at the same time as Wyatt. ... more
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