Mrs Annie Martha Martin (née Woodland) was born in St Martins, Guernsey, Channel Islands 17 November 1872 the daughter of Alfred William Woodland (1838-1899) and Sarah Saunders (1842-?). Alfred had married Sarah in Netherbury, Dorset on 21 February 1860. He was a butcher at the time. They later moved to Guernsey where he continued to work as a butcher for some time but also ran the Half Moon public house in Les Caches Rd, St Martins.
Her siblings were Bowden Saunders Woodland (1862-1931); Alfred W. Woodland (born 1863); Florence J. Woodland (born 1865); George H. Woodland (born 1878); Frederick C. Woodland (1879-1926); Phoebe Alice Woodland (1880-1951)1.
Annie married in Ireland in 1893 to a soldier (Bugler) named William Henry Martin 2, but it seems likely that the marriage failed early on although there is no indication that they divorced. By 1912 she was calling herself Mrs Coghlan.3,4
When she signed-on to the Titanic on 6 April 1912 she gave her address as Posbrook Road, Portsmouth, her sister Phoebe's address. Her last ship had been the Olympic. As a stewardess she received monthly wages of £3 10s.
She was rescued in lifeboat 11.
Annie Coghlan settled in Combe Martin, Devon. A 1936 newspaper mistakenly reported that her husband had died in the disaster.
She died 21 November 1936, she was buried at Bear Street Cemetry, Barnstable three days later.5