Posts Tagged ‘Calamity Jane’

Martha Jane Canary/Cannary  born in Missouri May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903, better known as Calamity Jane. She was a scout, Indian fighter, and performer for Buffalo Bill and other wild-west shows. Though she was an alcoholic (which may have killed her), she was famous for helping the needy and the sick. And she normally dressed as a man but did get married. She bore 2 or 3 daughters but did not raise them. Many of her stories cannot be verified, and some have been proven false.

Yes, just the sort of person I would like to write about.



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