One of Ari’s 6x great-grandmothers was Ann (Nancy) Martin, who was born in 1770, probably at or near Kempsey in Worcestershire.
I haven’t found a record of her baptism yet, so I don’t know who her parents were.
In April 1790, she married William Dancocks, an agricultural labourer, at the church of St Mary in Kempsey.
Ann and William had seven children: William, James, Thomas, Charlotte, Sarah, Mary and Maria.
In April 1841 Ann was recorded in the census aged seventy, living in Kempsey with her husband and oldest son:
Ann died ten years later and was buried in the churchyard in Kempsey on 24 March 1851.
Berrow’s Worcester Journal published a very interesting history of Kempsey on 22 December 1900, including this snippet:
Ari, this is how you are related to Ann: