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Mystery woman joining The Kid at Fort Sumner

Juanita Martinez Garrett was first wife of famed sheriff.

 

Last updated 8/24/2021 at 4:57pm



FORT SUMNER — She died 142 years ago at age 19. The cause of her sudden demise remains a mystery, along with many details about her life, but she's about to be memorialized among legends of the Old West.

The Wild West History Association has ann...



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