Then again, she might have been married to a banker at Miner's National Bank:
Who may or may not have had a lease on a coal mine:
Which might or might not have involved a lawsuit that made it to the PA supreme court (Patterson v. Silliman).
Any or all of which wouldn't make her some interested housewife on the side, but someone who was desperately trying to make sense of her own personal world.
As long as we're making up stories...