Daughter of Jesse and Mary Jane Locke McCarrel. In the 1850 census she and her family were in Pottawattamie County, Iowa; when the 1850 Utah census was taken in early 1851 they were in Utah County, Utah. Mary married Charles William Conover at Salt Lake City in 1852. In the 1856 and 1860 census she was in Provo, Utah. By 1870 she was in Aurora, Nevada. Her death date is from her grave stone in Washoe County, Nevada. Her newspaper obituary may be found on the Find A Grave website.