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Calamity Jane

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nikki eveland

on 17 October 2012

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Calamity Jane she was an American frontierswoman born; May 1, 1852
died; August 1, 1903 she was the oldest of six children, two brothers
and three sisters. Her parents, Robert W. and Charlotte Cannary she was famous for her riding skills,
and also her kindness At the age of 12, her parents died
and she was raised as an orphan in Montana She worked as a cook, a nurse,
a prostitute, a miner and an ox-team driver By 1893; She was appearing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show as a trick shooter
and horse rider http://www.biography.com/people/calamity-jane-9234950?page=2 At just 18 years old, Jane put on a soldier’s uniform and joined the army as a scout under General George Custer http://rawhideranch.com/rawhide-report/rawhide-ranch-2/portrait-of-a-sharpshooter-calamity-jane.html Jane received little or no formal education loved the outdoors and began
riding horses at an early age. As a young girl she Jane moved to Deadwood,
Dakota, during the Gold Rush
in the Black Hills. 1876 after the
murder of Wild Bill Hickok, Jane claimed
that he was the father of her child and that they'd been
married Calamity Jane married
Clinton Burke in 1891 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calamity_Jane http://www.biography.com/people/calamity-jane-9234950
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