Mary Ann and her sister Miranda sailed to America in 1863 on the ship Cynosure.
Evidence from emigration and the Joseph Beecroft Journal proves that Mary Ann and her sister Miranda traveled to Utah in 1863. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company they traveled with.
Birth date is confirmed by her death certificate and Find A Grave website. Her surname is "Taylor" on the 1870 Utah census, death certificate and Find A Grave website. She married Samuel Taylor.