First American woman to be selected as a juror. She served in 1870 on a Laramie, Wyoming grand jury and went on to become a member of the town's Women’s Christian Temperance Union.
She graduated at the top of her class from the Washington Female Seminary in Washington, Pennsylvania and subsequently worked as a schoolteacher.
She was nominated to run for the Territorial legislature, but declined for unknown reasons.
She married Stephen Boyd in 1870.
She and Clarence Clark were both active in Wyoming political and social organizations during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.