Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Born near Ludlow, Shropshire, England, in 1836, died at Hillston, NSW, 2 August 1897.
Born to Edward Jones and Sarah nee Maund. The Jones family migrated to Vic. c.1852.
Mary married David Evans (1836-1899) in Wangaratta in 1862, and they had ten children while living in the district. The Evans family moved to NSW c.1888 and took up 'North Merrowie Station'.
Mary collected MEL specimens (as 'Mrs Evans') at Hillston, 1888.
Her daughter, MARY CECIL EVANS, also collected MEL specimens.
Mary died at Hillston in 1897 of sudden heart failure aged 61.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]