She was born 25 February 1809 at Gale garth, Casterton, Westmorland and baptised in May 1809 at Kirkby Lonsdale, the daughter of Thomas Thwaite and Ann.
In 1841 she may have been a servant aged 30 and not born in Lancs, in the house hold of James Giles, aged 25 a merchant, living in Cable Street, Lancaster. She married George Kerton at St Peter's Chapel, Leeds, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Wesleyan Methodist Connexion, on 21 January 1844. She was a spinster of Gower Street, Laylands, Leeds, a daughter of Thomas Thwaites, a Farmer. They were both of full age. The witnesses were Benjamin Pollard and Thomas Thwaites.
She died, aged 70, in the December quarter 1879 in the Leeds district.