Daughter of William McClure Lemon and Martha Catherine Mayer. She crossed the plains with her parents and siblings. She and her parents were all re-baptized on 5 December 1847 in the Salt Lake Valley. She married Berrill Covington after arriving in the Valley, and in the 1850, 1860, and 1870 censuses her surname is Covington. It appears that she divorced Berill sometime before 1870. According to the 1900 Census, she married Elias Dearborn in 1871. She died with the surname of "Dearborn."