Born in Salem, IA on July 28, 1851. Marie Withrow came to northern California with her family in 1853. After a few years in Santa Clara, the family moved to San Francisco where she was educated in the public schools. She studied art locally at the School of Design under Virgil Williams. A spinster, she died in Santa Clara, CA on Nov. 2, 1932. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1875.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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