Burk Martha Jane

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Martha Jane Burk
c. 1886 photograph by
Henry R. Locke

Burk

or Burke  (bûrk), Martha Jane Known as Ca·lam·i·ty Jane (kə-lăm′ĭ-tē jān′) 1852?-1903.
American frontierswoman who gained fame first as a cavalry scout and eventually as a performer with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show.