Anne Amelia André

Birth: 17 Jan 1871, Prairie du Rocher, IL
Death: 12 Jun 1957, Branford, CT

According to the Fair Play

October 12, 1962, Looking Back to October 1887: Miss Annie André attended the Veiled Prophet's Ball in St. Louis on October second. She wore "fawn-colored faille and ashes-of-roses."

Anne André Johnson authored a book, Woman's Who's Who of America. A biographical dictionary of contemporary women of the United States and Canada, 1914-1915. Edited by John William Leonard. New York: American Commonwealth Co., 1914. Reprint. Detroit: Gale Research, 1976. (WomWWA 14) A reference book NOTABLE WOMEN OF ST. LOUIS was edited and published by Mrs. Charles P. Johnson, in 1914. Is this the same book?

Database: Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001
Name: Anna A. Clark
Death Date: 12 June 1957
Death Place: Branford, New Haven, Connecticut
Age: 87
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse: CHAR
State File #: 09403
Residence: Branford, New Haven, Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race: White
Source Information: Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index 1949-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT:, Inc. 2003. Original data: Connecticut Department of Health. Connecticut Death Index 1949-2001. Hartford, CT: Connecticut Department of Health, 19xx.

Anne André had three sons by her first husband, Andrew Wilder. Charles Johnson, her second husband, adopted them. Annie’s son, Maurice Bernays was a pioneer in the wireless communication field. The only son to have a child was Francois André who had one daughter, Patricia.

Email from Pat Childers, 2/7/2008 - “My Grandmother, had a business called the Mercantile Adjuster, offices in Columbus Circle in NYC, and my Dad and his brother, Carol (who later became an attorney) were "officers" in that operation.”

Spouse #1: Andrew Wilder
Birth: 21 Feb 1864, Sainte Genevieve, MO
Death: 8 Apr 1934
Father: Peter Wilder (1825-1880)
Mother: Ludwina Johanna Klein (1837-1915)
Marr: abt 1892
Div: aft 1903
Children: Maurice Bernays (1892-1985)
  Francois André (1898-1972)
  Carol Clement (1903-1994)
Spouse #2: Charles Phillip Johnson
Birth: 18 Jan 1836, St. Claire County, IL or 8 Jan 1836
Death: 21 May 1920
Marr: 18 Nov 1908, St. Louis, MO
Spouse #3: Charles Todd Clark
Birth: 7 Feb 1877, Missouri
Death: 13 Feb 1949, Los Angeles, CA
Father: Herman H. Clark (~1847-?)
Mother: Fannie E. Todd (~1852-?)
Marr: aft 1928

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