Born: May 28, 1835, Hoosick, New York.
Died: January 3, 1918, Bennington, Vermont.
Buried: Hoosick Rural Cemetery, Hoosick, New York.
Annie was the wife of Charles Hial Hawks (married 1859).
Her poems first began appearing in newspapers when she was 14 years old.
After marriage, she and her husband lived in Brooklyn, New York, and attended the Hanson Place Baptist Church, where Robert Lowry was pastor.
When her husband died in 1888, she moved to Bennington, Vermont, to live with her daughter and son-in-law (W. E. Putnam).
She wrote 400 hymns in her life, mostly for use in Sunday schools.