Born in Missouri on Jan. 2, 1864. Hensley came to northern California with her parents in 1864. By 1883 she was a resident of San Jose and soon married A. W. Elliott. She died in Loyalton, CA of lysol poisoning on Aug. 25, 1924. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1883 (portrait).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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