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Calamity Jane

Calamity JaneAKA Martha Jane Cannary-Burke

Born: 1-May-1852
Birthplace: Princeton, MO
Died: 1-Aug-1903
Location of death: Terry, SD
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Deadwood, SD

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Performance Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show

Military service: US Army Scout (1870)

Mother: Charlotte Cannary (b. OH, d. 1866, Black Foot, MT)
Father: Robert Cannary (b. OH, d. 1867, UT)
Boyfriend: Wild Bill Hickok (she claims)
Daughter: (b. 25-Sep-1873 she claims)
Boyfriend: Robert Dorsett (c. 1880)
Boyfriend: King (rancher)
Boyfriend: William Steers
Husband: Clinton Burke (m. Aug-1885)
Daughter: (b. 28-Oct-1887)

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Is the subject of books:
Calamity Jane, 1981, BY: Ellen Crago Mueller
Low Down on Calamity Jane, 1981, BY: Dora DeFran
Calamity Jane: Her Life and Her Legend, 1992, BY: Doris Faber
Calamity Jane: Frontier Original, 1992, BY: William R. Sanford and Carl R. Green
Calamity Jane: A Study in Historical Criticism, 1995, BY: Roberta Beed Sollid

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