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Byron Baldwin Ashbrook

Byron Baldwin Ashbrook

Male 1922 - 1999  (76 years)

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  • Name Byron Baldwin Ashbrook  [1
    Born 7 Apr 1922  Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave 39639839 
    Died 15 Mar 1999  Sandusky, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Green Hill Cemetery/Johnstown, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21827  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2017 

    Family 1 Betty Jane Carr,   b. 15 Feb 1924,   d. 24 Dec 1960, Las Vegas, NV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1960  Clark County, NV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F3784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helen Gill Wright,   b. 12 Aug 1895, Newark, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1966, Columbus, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F14472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1922 - Columbus, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Aug 1960 - Clark County, NV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    byron baldwin ashbrook.jpg
    byron baldwin ashbrook.jpg

    Documents
    byron ashbrook prison.jpg
    byron ashbrook prison.jpg

    Headstones
    byron baldwin ashbrook gs.jpg
    byron baldwin ashbrook gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Charged with murdering his wife, Betty J., by strangulation on Dec. 25, 1960. On Jun 14th, 1961 he was found guilty of 1st degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. According to his testimony he 'went blank' after she told him she was going to become a prostitute.

      In 1966, on appeal, his conviction was reduced to 2nd degree (not premeditated) by the Nevada Pardons Board. He was to be transferred to the Newark Parole board.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1762] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Database online. Registration Location: Licking County, Ohio; Roll: ; Draft Board: .
      Record for Byron Baldwin Ashbrook

    2. [S1845] Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005.