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Ashworth, Bette B., 1927-1977



  • Existence: 1927 - 1977

Biographical History

Bette B. Ashworth (1927-1977) was the mother of book and manuscript collector Brent Ashworth.

Bette Jean Brailsford Ashworth was born October 24, 1927 in Atlantic, Iowa, a daughter of John Henry and Ethel Lenore Adamson Brailsford. She attended Brigham Young High School and Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She married Dell Shepherd Ashworth on December 21, 1946, and the marriage was solemnized later in the Salt Lake Temple; they had four children. Ashworth was a real estate broker and proprietor of B. Ashworth's Rare Books and Collectibles Shop.

She died on March 14, 1977.

Citation:, Accessed April 23, 2013. (born October 24, 1927; married Dell Shepherd Ashwroth; d. Mar. 14, 1977)

Daily Herald, March 15, 1977. Accessed via WWW, April 23, 2013. (born in Atlantic, Iowa, daughter of John Henry and Ethel Lenore Adamson Brailsford; real estate broker and proprietor; attended BY High School and BYU; married Dell Ashworth December 21, 1946; marriage solemnized in LDS temple in Salt Lake; four children; d. Mar. 14, 1977)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bette B. Ashworth memorial collection

Identifier: MSS 3280
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters from famous Utah residents, letters to Max Lachman during World War II, booklets, scrapbooks, photo albums, receipts, photographs of Price and Carbon County, Utah, and marriage certificates. Also contains glass plate negatives by Charles Ellis Johnson and corresponding prints. Also contains articles, postcards, Bingham Canyon and Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and other ledger books, artwork, legal documents, and other manuscripts collected by Brent Ashworth...
Dates: 1802-2017