- Birth Date
- 29 October 1827
- Death Date
- 7 August 1874
Mary traveled to America with her father John Shields and family on the ship Hartley arriving in New Orleans on 28 April 1849.
Her surname is spelled "Berrins" on the 1850 Iowa census and "Bevins" on the 1860 Utah census.
- Age at Departure: 24
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 Utah Census, Tooele County.
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.