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Pinal County's 5374 square miles makes it larger than Delaware or Rhode Island, and almost the size of Connecticut.
The Lost Dutchman's Mine may be in Pinal County. Jacob Walz is said to have found his riches in the Superstition Mountains within sight of Weaver's Needle, both of which are located within the northern border of Pinal County.
Tom Mix died in Pinal County when his Cord 812 Phaeton crashed in a wash near Florence. Tom was a
pallbearer at the funeral of Wyatt Earp.
Granville Oury born 22 Mar 1825, died 11 Jan 1891, is buried in the Adamsville A.O.U.W. Cemetery in Florence, AZ.
He was the First Chief Justice of the Arizona Territory and he served in the Confederate Army.
John T. Bartleson born 1834, died 1896, is buried in the Adamsville A.O.U.W. Cemetery in Florence, AZ. He was the uncle of President
Harry S. Truman.
Celia Ann Blaylock "Mattie" Earp, age 40, the common law wife of Wyatt Earp, died
in Pinal County on 3 Jul 1888. She is buried near Superior, Arizona in the
Pinal cemetery in the hills high above Superior, near the site of the ghost
town of Pinal. Mattie was born in 1848 in Fairfax, Linn County, Iowa.
Mattie Earp's Gravesite
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