John Alexander Andre


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John Alexander Andre 1 2 3

  • Born: 22 Jan 1877, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Mary Welshons in 1898 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 1 2
  • Died: 11 Oct 1962, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA at age 85 4
  • Buried: 13 Oct 1962, Irwin: Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, Westmoreland, PA, USA 4

   Another name for John was Alexander John Andre.4

   FamilySearch ID: LH8H-K3W.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Swissvale, Allegheny, PA. 2 The 1900 census recorded Alexander Andre, fireman for railroad, 24, born Jan 1876, living with wife Mary, 20, Jan 1880. Alexander, his father, Mary, and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. Alexander's mother was born in England. Alexander and Mary were married for 2 years and she had birthed 0 children by 1900.

2. Newspaper: Pittsburgh Daily Post: "Libels in divorce filed: Mary Welshons Andre against John Alexander Andre, of Jeannette, desertion., 30 Oct 1907, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 1

3. Newspaper: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Court Notice for Divorce Hearing Mary Welshons Andre vs. John Alexander Andre, 9 Nov 1908, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 5 In the court of common pleas No. 1, No. 515, December term, 1907. Mary Wishons Andre vs. John Alexander Andre, in divorce a vinculo matimonii. To John Alexander Andre, respondent. You will please take notice that the above case will be taken by the said court at the Allegheny county court house, Pittsburgh, Pa., on January 11, 1909, at 10 o'clock a. m., or as soon thereafter as suits the convenience of the court, when and where you may attend if you see proper. E. J. Small, attorney for libelant.

4. Cause of Death: acute broncopneumonia, 11 Oct 1962, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 4

5. Occupation: maintenance Polar Water on 11 Oct 1962 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 4

6. Residence: 3330 Perrysville Ave #14, Pittsburgh, PA on 11 Oct 1962 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 4

John married Mary Welshons, daughter of William E. Welshons Sr. and Mary E. Beecher, in 1898 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.1 2 The marriage ended in divorce in 1909. (Mary Welshons was born in Jan 1880 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 2.)


1 Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, PA), 30 Oct 1907, page 13. Divorce filing of Mary Welshons Andre against John Alexander Andre.

2 1900 United States Census, Alexander Andre and Mary Andre, Swissvale borough, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6B, family 102.

3, Pennsylvania, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, Will of Margaret Beecher, No. 12, Vol. 95, page 19. Allegheny County, PA.

4, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 090712-62. Alex J. Andre. Father John Andre. Mother Louisa Ebdy. Spouse Stella Phillips.

5 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA), 9 Nov 1908, page 9.

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