Born in Virginia in 1852. Mary married photographer John W. Leftwich in 1865 while living in West Virginia. Leaving Missouri in 1879, the couple settled in Sacramento. Exh: Calif. State Fairs, 1881-88 (hand-tinted photos).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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