Born on a Monday at Oak Grove (present day Bakerton), Annie Gertrude was the fifth child and second daughter of Thomas Buchanon and Annie Gertrude Murphy Welsh. Annie was given her mother's name.
June 28, 1870Census
A one year old Annie is enumerated in her parent's household in Bolivar district. Her father, Thomas, is working in a stone quarry -- likely the Flanagan quarry from the positioning of their home.
March 11, 1875Death of Family Member
At only a little over 5 years old, Annie lost her father to pneumonia. The family buried Thomas in St. Peters Cemetery beside his older brother, Martin.
June 11, 1880Census
11 year old Annie is enumerated in her newly widowed mother's household. She is currently attending school along with her older sister, Nora. Her three older brothers, John, Thomas, and Patrick, are all currently working to support the household. John and Thomas were likely quarry laborers, and Patrick was a farm laborer. All three boys were likely employed by the Flanagan family. Her cousin, Michael, resides with his wife and two children in the neighboring household.
August 25, 1889Marriage
Annie married Charles William Ingram at the Fairview Wedding House on a Sunday. Charles was the son of John W. and Margaret Ann Null Ingram.
October 22, 1890Birth of Child
Charles and Annie's first child, Agnes Savilla, was born on a Wednesday at Bakerton, West Virginia.
May 8, 1892Birth of Child
The couple's second child and first son was born on a Sunday at Bakerton. They named their son Robert William.
February 23, 1894Birth of Child
Annie and Charles welcomed their third child to the world on a Friday at Bakerton. They named their newest son Jesse Arnold.
November 15, 1897Birth of Child
John Thomas, the couple's fourth child, was born on a Monday in November. John was the first child of the couple's to be born in Maryland.
November 27, 1899Birth of Child
Charles and Annie's fifth child, and second daughter, Clara R., was born on a Monday in Washington County.
June 6, 1900Census
A 31 year old Annie is enumerated alongside her husband and 5 children in Sandy Hook. Charles and Annie state that they have been married for 10 years, and that the couple has 5 children, all five of which are still living. Charles, currently working as a foreman at the lime and stone quarry (at Bakerton) owns his home free and clear of mortgage. Their oldest daughter, Agnes, is attending school.
July 31, 1902Birth of Child
The couple's third daughter and sixth child was born on a Thursday. They named their daughter Katherine.
January 3, 1906Birth of Child
Charles and Annie's seventh child, Anna Mary, was born on a Wednesday.
June 20, 1909Birth of Child
Charles and Annie's eighth child and fourth son was born on a Sunday in late July. They named their son Patrick Lester.
April 27, 1910Census
Annie is enumerated with her family in Sandy Hook on a Wednesday. She is listed as being 41 years old and the mother of 9 children, 8 of which are still living. Annie and her husband have been married for 20 years. The couple's oldest daughter, Agnes, lists that she is married and the mother of one living child, however her last name is listed as Ingram on the census. Three of Charles' and Annie's children, John, Clara, and Katie are attending school. The couple's oldest two sons, Robert and Jesse, and the couple's nephew, Phillip Jamison, are all employed as laborers at the lime and stone quarry.
April 23, 1911Birth of Child
The couple's youngest daughter and ninth child, Edna G., was born on a Sunday.
March 26, 1920Census
A 51 year old Annie is enumerated in Dargan Village on a Friday. Her husband, Charles, continued to be employed as a foreman at the stone quarry. Her son, John Thomas, is also employed by the quarry as a laborer. She is currently putting her three youngest children, Annamary, Patrick, and Edna through school. Charles states that he owns the home in which they live free and clear of mortgage.
November 17, 1922Death of Family Member
A 53 year old Annie lost her mother and namesake on a Friday in November. Her cause of death was listed as senility. Her mother left each of her children $1. The remainder of her possessions were given to Annie's youngest brother, William, in repayment for her end of life care. The family chose to bury their mother near her husband and their father, Thomas, in St. Peters Cemetery.
November 13, 1923Widowed
Only one year after the death of her mother, Annie lost her husband, Charles, on a Tuesday. A cause of death is currently unknown.