Born near Dubuque, Iowa, according to the 1895 Iowa Census, her age was 36 and she lived in Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa. She studied art as a pupil of Jennie James convent, St. Paul, Minnesota and was later a pupil of Charles Russell.
The California Death Index states: Born - 11 January, 1859; Died - 29 December, 1943. Her mother's maiden name was Graybill.
Information from Petty's and census records
Submitted by Edward Bentley, researcher from Lansing, Michigan