Ann was born abt1808 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
She married Richard Close (1805-1871) in June 1831 at Kirby Malzeard, Yorkshire. They settled in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Census returns identify the following occupations for Richard.
- 1851 chapel keeper
- 1861 tea dealer
- 1871 picture frame maker
Ann and Richard had one child.
- Robert Joseph (1835-1872) – a picture frame maker (1861)
Ann died in the spring of 1874 at Sheffield, Yorkshire.
- 1828 Whitby
- 1829 Sunderland
- 1830 Ripon
- 1831 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers