Born in New York in October 1850. Mary was the widow of Rev. Jacob Horton. She was in Texas in 1879, Maine in 1887, and by 1891 had settled in Los Angeles. She was active there as an art teacher and singer until her demise in April 1901.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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