Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe

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.

Footnotes

Clara Martisha Woodruff (KWVQ-MJ9), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 17 Feb. 2021). Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/clara-martisha-woodruff-beebe, accessed 7 Feb. 2022). “Utah State Archives Indexes,” database with images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 17 Feb. 2021); Utah Department of Health Office of Vital Records and Statistics Death certificates, series 81448, file no. 2083 (1927) Clara Woodruff Beebe.1870 US Census Sugarhouse Ward, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, p. 12, Clara M. Woodruff. “Clara W. Beebe Succumbs Here,” Salt Lake Telegram, 30 Dec. 1927, p. 6. Jas T. Jakeman, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and their Daughters (Salt Lake City: Western Album Publishing Co., 1915), p. 48, 71. Cache County Clerk, “Marriage Records, 1887-1966: Index of Marriage Certificates A-C 1887-1915 Certificates A-C1887-1915,” p. 64, Ovando Collins Beebe and Clara Martesia Woodruff, 3 Aug. 1887; Cache County Court, Logan, Utah; microfilm 430301. DGS 4540805, image 287/613. “Logan Stake Primaries Will Hold Convention,” Deseret News, 17 Aug. 1922, p. 8.“Woman Active in Church Dies,” Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Dec. 1927, p. 4. Clara W. Beebe, “Primary Presidencies,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/training/library/primary-organization-research-guide/primary-presidencies, accessed 17 Feb. 2021). “Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe,” Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah; Find A Grave, 9 Jun. 2014, memorial no. 131147119 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 17 Jun.2021).

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  • Page 192

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    Emma Smith was Born at Diahman Davis County Missouri. March 1st 1838 Emma Smith Daughter of Samuel & Martecia Smith Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 Names Born Married Died Age Hiram Smith at 4 oclock pm Oct 4 1857 Nov 24 1858 1 year. 1.M ...
  • Page 140

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 5, 1868 During the Evening I visited Brother Ott wohho was low with the consumption & administered to him July 6, 1868 ~ Monday 6. I spent the day hoeing in my Garden July 7, 1868 ~ Tuesday 7. [FIGURES] I received a letter from Wilford & Emily & wrote one to them in return I went to the Endowment House & we gave Endowmets to 29. D H Wells sealed 11 couple ...
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    July 6, 1868 July 7, 1868 July 8, 1868 July 9, 1868 July 10, 1868 July 11, 1868 July 12, 1868 July 13, 1868 July 17, 1868 July 18, 1868 July 19, 1868 July 20, 1868 July 21, 1868 July 22, 1868 July 23, 1868 July 24, 1868 July 25, 1868 July 26, 1868
  • Page 141

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    July 27, 1868 ~ Monday to July 29, 1868 ~ Wednesday July 27, 1868 27 28 & 29. I spent my time cutting wheat & putting it up it is vary remarkable that I have had 10 to 15 Boshels of Grass hopper to the Acre on my wheat for some two months & now I am cutting wheat which will yield 40 bushels to the acre July 30, 1868 ~ Thursday 30. I spent the day weeding out squashes & potatoes. July 31, 1868 ~ Friday 31. I ...
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    July 27, 1868 July 30, 1868 July 31, 1868 August 1, 1868 August 2, 1868 August 3, 1868 August 4, 1868 August 6, 1868 August 7, 1868 August 8, 1868 August 9, 1868 July 29, 1869
  • Page 178

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    July 17, 1876 ~ Monday July 17, 1876 We were visited at Br Smoots in the morning By Taby and a number of his band wanted flour & Beef we Returned to Salt Lake City in the Evening 100 M[iles] July 18, 1876 ~ Tuesday 18. [FIGURE] I had a severe Attacke this morning of the Cholarea Morbus I was taken purging & vomiting accompanied with a hard chill I was in great Pain & suffered much Br James the Tinner called in anointed ...
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    July 17, 1876 July 18, 1876 July 19, 1876 July 20, 1876 July 21, 1876 July 22, 1876 July 23, 1876 July 24, 1876 July 25, 1876 July 26, 1876
  • Page 192

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    November 20, 1876 ~ Monday to November 24, 1876 ~ Friday Nov 20, 1876 20 to 24. [FIGURES] I spent this week and most of the time since I have been in St George In preparing the names of the Hart family for sealing in the Temple when I have an oppertunity also the Woodruff family. I have 360 sealing for the Hart family, and a good many for the Woodruff November 25, 1876 ~ Saturday 25 [FIGURES] I received 5 Letters from Phebe,
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    November 20, 1876 November 24, 1876 November 25, 1876 November 26, 1876 November 27, 1876 November 28, 1876 November 29, 1876 November 30, 1876
  • Page 194

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    December 10, 1876 ~ Sunday Dec 10, 1876 Sunday Met at 10 oclok B Young spoke 50. ^Afternoon^ E Snow spoke 1 Hour & 7 M[inutes] W Woodruff spoke 35 Minuts. At the close of the Meeting we drove to Solon Fosters and spent the night 10 M[iles] December 11, 1876 ~ Monday [FIGURE] ^11th^ On our return to the city we found President Young vary poorly with Rheumatic fever the pain in hise feet was so ...
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    December 10, 1876 December 11, 1876 December 12, 1876 December 13, 1876 December 14, 1876 December 15, 1876 December 16, 1876 December 17, 1876
  • Page 195

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 17, 1876 Sunday Meeting opened by Prayer By Br G Hougan B Young jr spoke 44 M[inutes], T O Angel 4 W Woodruff 30 M[inutes]. I then rode with Br Hougan to Tokerville & held a Meeting in the Meeting House W Woodruff spoke to the People 55 Minuts then the Meeting was Dismissed I spent the Evening in conversation with the Brethren & visiting John M Higby He was 72 yers old & in poor Health I spent the night with Bishop ...
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    December 18, 1876 December 19, 1876 December 20, 1876 December 21, 1876 December 23, 1876 December 24, 1876
  • Page 198

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    A Synopsis of my travels and labors in 1876. I Travelled 1731 Miles 1731 Miles I Held 77 Meetings 77 Meetings I Preached 40 Discourses 40 Discourses I Attended 2 General Conferences 2 Conferences I Preached 9 Funeral Discourses 9 Funerals I met with the Presidency and Twelve in Prayer Circles 17 times I met with my own Prayer Circle 14 times. 14 Prayer Circles I Dedicated the Z.C.M.I Store March 31, 1876 I Dedicated the Mill Creek ward Meeting House ...
  • Page 220

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 In the last remark the President made he struck the pulpit with a hickery cane filled with knots with such power that he buried three of the knots into the solid wood that they may remain ther for a generation if they are not filled up, his feet began to amend from the time he made his speech. Thus I have recorded in my Journal 20 Pages of the Prayers and procedings of the dedication of this the Temple of the Lord in St George ...
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    January 2, 1877 January 3, 1877 January 4, 1877 January 5, 1877 January 6, 1877
  • Page 223

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 18, 1877 [FIGURE] I wrote 1 Letter to A. O. Smoot we received the Jan 13 No of the News containing the account of the Dedication of the Temple [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Phebe, Brigham, & Emeline. we ordained 8 Elders for the dead W Woodruff ordain 3, gave Endowment to 18 for the dead 1 for the living, B. Young Jr sealed 12 for the dead January 19, 1877 ~ Friday 19. Endowments given 1 ...
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    January 19, 1877 January 20, 1877 January 21, 1877 January 22, 1877 January 23, 1877 January 24, 1877 January 25, 1877