6 - Minnie Ainsworth, 9 Nov, 1976, Transcript: Yes and Digitized: Yes


Minnie Belle (Walters) Ainsworth (b. 1889 – d. 1983) was born on July 11, 1889 to Russell and Eliza “Belle” (Jones) Walters in the Organ Mountains near Las Cruces, New Mexico. She moved to Signal, Arizona in 1915 to be near her brother Tony on his ranch.  Her first marriage was to Marion Thomas Taylor in 1906. Together they had one son named William Russell Taylor.  Minnie Belle was married a second time to Morris G. Sologes in 1918, and they had a son named Hugh.  She then married for a third time to Benjamin Ainsworth in 1919 and together they had a daughter, whom they named Clara.


Oral History
Interviewee:  Minnie Belle (Walters) Ainsworth (b. 07/11/1889 – d. 02/1983)
Interviewer:  Susan Chamberlain - SHM Archivist
Audio Number:  6
Duration: 01:02:38
Date:  November 9, 1976
Topics Discussed:  Ainsworth Family History, Ben Ainsworth (Husband), Walnut Creek History, Arizona Mining Towns, Bozarth Family, Walnut Creek School, Excelsior Mine, Peter Marks Ranch, Mellie Boblett & Sharlot M. Hall.
NOTE:  Audio abruptly ends in mid-sentence.