Kate Eugenie Crocker was born in Sacramento, CA in 1854, the daughter of Margaret and Edwin Crocker. Kate studied locally with C. C. Nahl and enjoyed a brief art career. Her marriage to James Gunn lasted only ten months; she died in child birth on Oct. 26, 1874.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1872.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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