Mary was born before 1743, the daughter of unknown parents. The place is not known.
Her husband was Alexander Boughton, whom she married on 22 MAY 1763 in St. Mary, Newington, Southwark, London. Their six known children were Thomas (<1764-?), Mary (<1767-<1773), Elijah (<1770-c1797), Mary Ann (c1773-<1782), Alexander (<1779-?) and Mary Elizabeth (<1782-1853).