Wyeth, Betsy James

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Wyeth, Betsy James Gender: F
Betsy James
born on 26 September 1921 at 11:06 (= 11:06 AM )
Place East Aurora, New York, 42n46, 78w37
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°01' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°29 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 00°06'


American writer and noted family member, wife of artist Andrew Wyeth and mother of famous artist Jamie Wyeth. Together they had two sons, Jamie, an artist, and Nicholas, an art dealer. Betsy was instrumental in her husband's career, managing his business affairs and introducing him to the real-life woman who modeled for the famous painting "Christina's World."

She was the daughter of a newspaper editor and his wife. She met Andrew Wyeth and fell in love with him when she was a teenager and they married on May 15, 1940. She published several books concerning Wyeths including a book of their letters and a book for youngsters entitled "The Stray" in 1979.



  • Relationship : Marriage 1940
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1979 (The Stray)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes niece Carol Hurd Rogers from Betsy "recorded"


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage - Compatible
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (painter Jamie Wyeth)
  • Vocation : Writers : Children's literature