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Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane Martha Jane Canary
 
born: May 1, 1852 in Princeton, Missouri
died: August 2, 1903 in Terry, South Dakota (close to Deadwood)

      She was known as Calamity Jane.   Muleskinner by trade, Calamity Jane gained a reputation for drinking, chewing tobacco, spitting and smoking as well as being a great  marksman and horseman.   Calamity Jane was as tough as any man with a few extra attributes.   Calamity Jane was thrown out of many a town for shooting up the saloon

       Calamity Jane worked as a temporary Army scout.       Calamity Jane performed for Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show and the Pan American Exposition

       Generally dressed in men's clothing and buckskins, Calamity Jane lived in the trenches of the west                 


       Calamity Jane had one love of her life Wild Bill Hickok although the true relationship was apparently one sided

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