Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden

Anna was born 5 March 1879 in Bergenz, Switzerland, and came to Colorado at the age of 3. She married Matt Andres in Central City, Colorado, in 1898.

They came to Arizona in 1902 where he opened the Andres Cigar Store on Cortez Street in 1919 where he invented the Santa Fe cigar. She maintained the store following her husband's death.

Anna played the autoharp at many community sings in Prescott. The Andres' lived at 118 West Carleton Street. She was a life member of the Monday Club and kept scrapbooks which were donated to the Sharlot Hall Museum.

A quilt made by her, as well as many made by her daughter, Emma May Martha Andres, have been displayed at the Museum. Emma is also represented in the Rose Garden. Anna had another daughter, Sister Anna Marcella of the Carondolet Order, and a son, Edward Andres. Anna belonged to the Prescott Garden Club.

She died in January 1963 and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

Donor: Prescott Garden Club

Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.