Annie was born
in Cork on New Year's Day 1877. She was the only daughter of Matthew
Moore, who was a farmer, and his wife Mary. Annie had two younger brothers,
Anthony and Philip. When Annie was a teenager her parents decided to
emigrate to America. Unsure of what lay in store for them in the 'New
World' they left Annie and her brothers in the care of an aunt and headed
off across the Atlantic.....