Born in present day Malcov, Slovakia, she was the daughter of Andreas Kacsmar & Anna Jurov. She married Georgius Boczko about 1904 (per 1930 census). Georgius (George) came to the states in 1905. Maria (Mary) and their daughter Anna, came to the states 16 Jun 1909 aboard the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. Their other children are Mary, Helen, Veronica (Rona) & George.