Flora Houghton Carroll was born in Sacramento, CA on April 24, 1865. Flora was the daughter of artist John H. Carroll. Having studied with her father, she was an accomplished landscape painter at the time of her marriage to Mountford Wilson in Sacramento in 1890. A society matron, she died on July 4, 1935 in Hillsborough, CA.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1876, 1880, 1881.
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