According to a family story, Annie was the illegitimate daughter of John Hinton and she was raised by her Dickeson grandparents. Recently it was found that she use the name Hinton on her marriage license to John L Williams so this gives validation to the story of her birth.
Ann was born on December 24, 1812, in Monroe County, West Virginia, the illegitimate daughter of Ms. Dickason and “Captn Jack” John Hinton. She typically went by the surname Dickason until she married.
She married John L. Williams on September 29, 1832, in Monroe, Virginia. They had eight children in 18 years.
She died on May 26, 1900, having lived a long life of 87 years, and was buried in Mercer County, Athens, West Virginia.