Born on August 13, 1860 to Quaker parents Jacob and Susan, Phoebe Ann Mozee came from humble beginnings without a hint of foreshadowing of the wild and adventurous life she would have. Phoebe Anne, or "Annie," spent the bulk of her childhood in Drake County, Ohio. In 1866 her father died from pneumonia after getting caught in a snow storm, which thrust the remaining family into poverty.
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