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09/03/11 Rex Aylesworth reports the passing of his Mother.
his is one of those e-mails that brings sadness and joy.
Eva Elizabeth Roberson Aylesworth left this life today, September 3, 2011. This is sad because she will be missed by so many good people, and especially by me. She was the last of my immediate family. She was 98 yrs old and had been seeking her release for several years now. She would tell me that every night, when she said her personal prayers, she would tell the Heavenly Father:" "
I am ready"

03/01/11 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing on March 1, 2011 of one of our constant contributors, Eileen Faye (Aylesworth) Goodfellow. (6B-6). She has been the source of many updates on our family tree. We shall miss her efforts to keep things current.

John Aylesworth, a TV writer and producer, who co-created with fellow Canadian Frank Peppiatt, the long-running comedy-variety show, Hee Haw, died Wednesday, July 28th, at the age of 81. His death was the result of complications of pneumonia at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage CA. John, who was divorced three times, is survived by his forth wife, Anita Rufus; his daughters, Linda Aylesworth and Cynthia Heatley; his sons, Robert, John and Bill; and a grandson. Another son, Thomas, preceded him in death.

09/13/07: We are sorry to announce the passing of Janice Ann (Neilson) Aylesworth, wife of Earl Roger Aylesworth. They shared 57 years together and she will be greatly missed by all of the family.

03/16/07: The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England has confirmed the nomination and selection of Owen Roy Aylesworth as International Professional of the year for 2007.  This prestigious award is given to only a few illustrious individuals whose achievements and leadership have or are making a distinctive name for themselves in their chosen arena.

02/25/07: The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England has selected  Owen R. Aylesworth to receive the prestigious 2007 Distinguished Service to Humankind Award.  This Accolade is credited to only those few men or women that have achieved a standard of merit higher than their peers. The service that he has effectuated in his chosen field enables him to stand head and shoulders above others and makes him eligible for this award.

12/05/2006: It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Dorothy Willora
(Aylesworth) Bradley Hutchins. Dorothy had achieved her 100th Birthday on September 18, 2006

10/11/06: Owen Aylesworth, our web master was informed his biography would be entered in the 34th Edition of the Dictionary of International Biography for publication in September 2007 by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England.

03/20/06: Rita (Aylesworth) Burleson was honored by the California Senate on Monday, March 20, 2006, as Woman of the Year for Senate District 17. She is the sister of Arthur Aylesworth of Palmdale, CA.

01/21/06: Owen Aylesworth, the webmaster and genealogist for this website, celebrated his 80th Birthday! He also known as "NUGGET" of Santa Barbara. Owen's children - Sheldon, Earl and Nancy hosted a weekend-long birthday celebration in Santa Barbara, California to honor Owen.  The weekend began on Friday with a small surprise birthday dinner for Owen with his kids and grandchildren. On Saturday, he was honored once again with another surprise birthday dinner and a family reunion.  Attendees included Owen's siblings, Louise and Roger, their children and a quite a few of their grandchildren, along with Owen's aunt Dorothy and of course all of Owen's kids and grandkids.  It was the largest family reunion that this branch of the family has ever had. On Sunday Owen's direct descendents and family gathered on the beach for a family portrait. 

(left to right: Todd, Tanya, Skyler, Owen, Kaila, Howard, Nancy, Sharon, Al, Sheldon, Lynda, (top) Troy & Heather)

~~~Click here for more pictures from the birthday celebration!~~~

04/11/05: Received from Glenn Aylesworth. There is an Aylesworth Creek, Lake & Dam in NE Penn. You may click here for more data: 


5/10/03: -- Correction Notice --The index in the 1887 book, Arthur Aylsworth and his Descendents in America, has a gross error. All of the names shown as TRASK should be listed under STEVENS as that is the correct family name. The text for the family appears on page 148 and appears to be correct. (Webmaster)

8/4/02: The 100th Aylesworth Family Reunion (Decendents of Arther (1), Arthur (2), Philip (3), Philip (4), John (5) Aylesworth..) was held at the farm of John Clyde Aylesworth, 324 W 750 S., Hebron, Indiana 46341. (for information email: richris50@hotmail.com)

5/19/02: Nancy Denise Aylesworth (# 7A2-C) announced  her marriage to Howard Sidney White III, in the Brazilian Room, Tilden Park, Berkeley, CA. (more coming in tenth generation, Caleb Sheldon Butts Aylesworth and His Descendants, (see Genealogy Section)

4/27/02 Chris & Michelle Aylesworth have been busy again. They have announced the birth of their second daughter, Zara Gabrielle. Zara was born on 1/9/02 in Killeen, TX and all are reported doing well.

4/10/02: Owen R. Aylesworth has been selected for inclusion in the 20th Edition of Who's Who in the World to be published in Dec. 2002 by Marquis Who's Who.

6/1/01: Owen R. Aylesworth has been selected for inclusion in the 56th Edition of Who's Who in America as announced by Marquis Who's Who. (Note: Published Dec. 2001.)

5/08/00:  The originator of this site, Kirk L. Aylesworth, passed away on May 8, 2000. The new manager of the site is Owen R. Aylesworth, assisted by his son, Earl "Al" Aylesworth, and daughter, Nancy Aylesworth) White. We have received a few calls asking how to participate in remembering Kirk. It has been suggested that donations be sent in Kirk's name to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3105 Fite Circle, Suite 101
Sacramento, Ca 95827-1812
916-369-0812 Fax


3/26/00: Chris & Michelle Aylesworth of Killeen, Texas have announced the birth of their daughter, Victoria Emmanuelle.  Victoria was born 11:53 p.m., 3/14/00.  Click here for a picture.

3/9/00: Andy Aylesworth was recently promoted to Associate Professor of Marketing and granted tenure at Bentley College, just outside of Boston, MA.  Congratulations Andy!

3/7/00: Sherri Amanda Aylesworth of Belleville, Ontario, Canada and Dave Allen Sharpe wish to announce their pending marriage on  September 30, 2000.  Click here for a picture of the couple.

1/26/00: Owen Aylesworth has several copies of his book "Caleb Sheldon Butts Aylesworth and His Descendents" still available.   Click here for Details.  

1/17/00: Cheryl Aylesworth Masterman and her husband Andrew of the Munro clan just moved back to the states from Japan. They now live in Tucson, AZ.

1/17/00: Cheryl has pointed out that there is a MT. Aylesworth in British Columbia, Canada

8/4/99: Kirk Aylesworth announces the inception of the Aylesworth Family web site. The site will offer many interesting features that family members will enjoy.

Found on the map:  Aylesworth, Indiana and Aylesworth, Oklahoma  -- anybody know anything about these spots?


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