Anna Bartlett Warner

WARNER, Anna Bartlett. b. New York, 31 August 1827; d. Constitution Island, 22 January 1915. Born at New York, she moved with her family in 1837 to a farmhouse on Constitution Island, on the Hudson River, after the failure of her father’s real estate speculation. She and her sister, Susan Bogert Warner*, wrote many novels, Susan very successfully; Anna used the pseudonym ‘Amy Lothrop’. She also wrote hymns for the Sunday school, and translated hymns from French and German. She edited Hymns of the Church Militant (1858) and wrote Wayfaring Hymns, Original and Translated (1869). She and her sister also took classes on Sundays for the cadets at the nearby West Point Military Academy, who were...

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