Ann was born around 1822 at Liverpool, England. She married Dublin born Joseph Coyle in 1840. Ann and Joseph had had eleven children, at least two being born in Ballarat. Margaret Coyle was born of 4 June 1854 at Ballarat. Mary Coyle was born in 1857 at Ballarat. Mary worked as a housekeeper in Ballarat. She died aged 28 years on 21 August 1888 and was buried in the Ballarat Old Cemetery. Ann Coyle’s husband, Joseph Coyle died in 1877 aged 74 years. Now a widow, Ann Coyle nee Jacobs died on 11 September 1894. In the death registrations she is recorded as being 82 years old.