Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe

23 Jul 1868 - 29 Dec 1927
Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe (1868-1927) was born 23 Jul. 1868 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. She was the fifth child of Wilford Woodruff and Emma Smith. She married Ovando Collins Beebe on 3 Aug. 1887, and they had eight children. She died 29 Dec. 1927 in Salt Lake City.

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