Born in Ohio. Her mother's name was Sarah Wood (Note: I received a note that her mother was Sally Pitcher who also went by Sarah), and Nancy had a sister named Hannah. She married W.Virginia-born William Ayers (1834-1917), a brick mason, in 1866. They had 6 children together but only daughter Kennie was still alive by the 1910 census. Son Irving, born in 1865, died in 1895. After William died, Nancy lived with Kennie and her husband John in their home in Northbend, Starke, Indiana.