Left to right are Ann, Kaitlin, Rachel, Taylor, Zach, Noah, and Lou. Ann's Dawson ancestry is traced back five generations to Martin H. Dawson. Her Cannady ancestry goes back seven generations to Elijah Cannady, and she has an eighth-generation Harryman ancestor. Her great-grandfather was Elmer Dawson, son of Isom and Alfretta (Cannady) Dawson. Her birth mother was Virginia Ann Beavers, but she was adopted by the Schaeffer family. Her first husband, and father of her three girls, was Perry Johnson. She and Lou were married in 2009.