Ann Williams grew up in southwest Iowa. She dug deep into the memories of her childhood, connecting and creating a history of her own as well as her family. The times were hard in the middle 1900's. She grew up with a close knit family. Her family consisted of five brothers and one sister. They all grew up together on the farms in southwest Iowa. She married her husband in 1952. When her husband returned from serving two years in the army, they settled on a farm close to where the families were living. Both of their sons were born while they were living on the farm. In the early 60's with her husband and two sons they venture west and settle in San Jose, California. She always had a love of horses and eventually they trailer their two favorites to San Jose. Since 2002 they have resided in Auburn, California. Their families live close by.