She was born on August 13, 1860 in Darke County, Ohio with the name of Phoebe Ann Moses, but gained he nickname Annie later in life. Her mom was Susan Wise Moses and he dad was Jacob Moses. However her dad died when she was young. She had 6 siblings, 5 sisters and 1 brother.
Annie was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. She was never a stereotypical Wild West woman, and more often then not adopted the dress of a man. She was considered a tomboy. After discovering her extraordinary shooting talents, she joined the Wild West Show alongside Buffalo Bill. The duo quickly rose to fame and became one of the most popular acts.