Maria Jane Carrington was born on the 9th of February 1886 to John and Winifred, she had 5 siblings. In Debingshire as a Welsh speaker.
By 1901 Maria was working as a servant in Bwlchgwyn, Denbingshire in a house owned by Thomas S Thomas on Ruabon Road. By 1911 she was working as an assistant nurse at Morda Workhouse and then travelled to Canada and married George Roberts in 1912. She lived in Alberta where she may have continued nursing there during the war as Canada was part of the Allied forces during The Great War. She had 3 children and passed away in Canada on the 24th of October 1970.