|Death: ||Dec. 18, 1965|
Anne Marie was born to Ulysses and Maggie [Dean] Avery in El Dorado, Kansas. The reasons for her Father's absence in his daughters' life is unknown. In 1901 her Mother, Maggie, died from a heart ailment while living at the home of her in-laws in El Dorado. Her Grandparents, William H. and Maria Avery raised both Anne and her sister, Myrtle Elizabeth in El Dorado, KS.
On May 17, 1917 she married a divorcee, Dr. Lewis David Johnson, in Kansas City, Missouri. The couple later moved to Chanute, KS where he was a surgeon in the hospital he had founded there. They had two daughters but divorced in 1931. She was there at her daughter, Betty Jane [Johnson] Chain's bedside when she died at age 22 from pneumonia. After her divorce she moved to Lawrence, Kansas and lived there until about 1950 when she moved, briefly to Wichita, Kansas and then later to Overland Park, KS where she lived with her daughter, Anne Marie and died in 1965 after an extended illness.
She enjoyed bridge and was very active socially in Lawrence, Kansas. She never remarried and kept her married name after divorcing Dr. Johnson, frequently using the name "Mrs. Avery Johnson."
Ulysses Avery (1864 - 1954)
Margaret Dean Avery (1868 - 1901)
Lewis David Johnson (1877 - 1959)
Betty Jane Johnson Chain (1918 - 1941)*
Anne Marie Avery Johnson (1890 - 1965)
Myrtle Elizabeth Avery Ainsworth (1899 - 1988)*
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Chris
Record added: Apr 02, 2012
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