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Title: Annie Oakley


1
Annie Oakley
  • By Beth Barnett

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  • Annie Oakley was born on August 13, 1860.
  • Her real name was Phoebe Ann Mosey.
  • She had 8 brothers and sisters and was in a very
    poor family.
  • She was living in Darke Country,Ohio for her
    childhood.
  • She learned how to shoot when she was about 5
    years old.

3
  • She liked to go to turkey shooting contests until
    she was not allowed to go because she always
    won.
  • She was married in 1876, to Frank Butler, who was
    a famous shooter as well, but he was not as good
    as Annie.
  • Frank took her along on most of his shows .
  • Annie soon was more famous than Frank.

4
  • She could split a playing card in half when it
    was sideways.
  • She could hit a card thrown in the air from 90
    feet away.
  • She shot a cigar out of a princes mouth.
  • For one of her acts she had 11 glass balls thrown
    in the air and she shot them all down in 10
    seconds.
  • She would only shoot game in the head and if they
    were moving.
  • The name Watanya Cicilia was given to her by
    the Indian Chief Sitting Bull, who adopted her
    spirtualy.

5
  • She gave shooting lessons to American soldiers in
    World War 1.
  • Annie Oakley died on November 3, 1926.
  • Before she died, she had all of her medals melted
    down and she gave the money to a childrens
    charity.

6
Bibliography
  • Krohn, Katherine. Women of the Wild West.
    Minneapolis Lerner, 2000.
  • Lake, A.I. Women Of The West. Vero Beach, FL
    Rourke,1990.
  • World Book. 14. Chicago World Book,1997.


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