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 253

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

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    May 23, 1877 we gave Endowments to 130, Ordained 44 Elders J. D. T McAllister sealed 26 Eldcouple and 2 Adoptions May 24, 1877 ~ Thursday 24. we gave Endowments to 134, Ordained 44 Elders. J D T McAllister sealed 15 couple D H Cannon 21 J McAllister Adopted 3 persons & gave second Anointings to 4 persons This is the first day W Woodruff has presided at the Temple since he was sick May 25, 1877 ~ ...
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    May 24, 1877 May 25, 1877 May 26, 1877 May 27, 1877 May 28, 1877 May 29, 1877 May 30, 1877
  • Page 271

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

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    August 14, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 14, 1877 we drove to St George over a vary rough road as it was yesterday. I telegraphed to President Young of my arival and had one in return August 15, 1877 ~ Wednesday 15. I spent the day in the Temple we gave 55 Endowments Ordained 22 Elders J D T McAllister sealed 5 couple & ^[FIGURE]^ D. H. Cannon 6. I wrote 2 letters to Mr
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    August 14, 1877 August 15, 1877 August 16, 1877 August 17, 1877 August 18, 1877 August 19, 1877 August 20, 1877
  • Page 318

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

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    April 17, 1878 ~ Wednesday April 17th 1878 [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters No 10 to McAllister I spent Most of the day in council I met for Prayer in the circle A cold snowy day [FIGURE] I received a letter from Joel Grover see Council Journal April 18, 1878 ~ Thursday 18 [FIGURE] I wrote 12 letter to Joel Grover and John R Young Bristol sent him an account of the work in the ...
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    April 17, 1878 April 18, 1878 April 19, 1878 April 20, 1878 April 21, 1878 April 22, 1878 April 23, 1878 April 24, 1878 April 25, 1878 April 26, 1878 April 27, 1878
  • Page 398

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

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    April 6, 1879 find me alive and a free man God knoweth April 7, 1879 ~ Monday 7. We had a terrible sand storm to day the wind blew so hard that it was almost impossible for a man to work out of Doors John W Young Placed his water ram in the creek to day He had 12 feet fall water rum through a 1 1/2 inch p[i]pe 100 feet rise which brought the water into the fort on top of the hill which was a vary ingennous invention April ...
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    April 7, 1879 April 8, 1879 April 9, 1879 April 10, 1879 April 11, 1879 April 12, 1879 April 13, 1879 April 14, 1879 April 15, 1879 April 16, 1879
  • Page 407

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

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    May 19, 1879 ~ Monday May 19, 188179 [FIGURE] I wrote to day 8 Letters to McAllister ^4^ Bleak LB Phebe, Emma, Nellie, Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanch & J Jaques May 20, 1879 ~ Tuesday 20 I wrote 4 Letters to day to McAllister LB & Bleak & Julia Spencer I sent to
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    May 19, 1879 May 20, 1879 May 21, 1879 May 22, 1879 May 23, 1879
  • Page 414

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

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    June 20, 1879 ~ Friday June 20, 1879 [FIGURES] I received 6 letters from Jaques, Emma, Nellie, Clara Owen & a long letter from Bulah & J G Bleak I wrote 4 letter to Br Bleak, McAllister, Farnsworth and L.Y. I had a Dream in the night we were going on a Journey some where and President Brigham Young ...
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    June 20, 1879 June 21, 1879 June 22, 1879 June 23, 1879 June 24, 1879 June 25, 1879
  • Page 417

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

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    July 3, 1879 Joseph James 3 M, Br Wright 5 M, Lot Smith 15 M Samuel Jones 5 Br Flake 8 M, Lot Smith 5 M, W Woodruff 40 M, and the Meeting closed. Word came to us that a child 8 years of age Belonging to Moses & Elizabeth Curtis was Drowned below the dam at the Mill. He belonged to Brigham City I received two ^[FIGURE]^ letter from Phebe ...
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    July 4, 1879 July 5, 1879 July 6, 1879 July 7, 1879 July 8, 1879 July 9, 1879 July 10, 1879
  • Page 453

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

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    Oct 25, 1879 shoved off and became a Mass of flesh when the struck the ground Jacob Hamblin saw their bodies after the fall The Moquis have not been able to keep horses untill of late for they could not get their horses up onto the rock but they could get their Dunkies sheep & goats up in places of safety But since the Mormons have been among them and taught them Peace they now begin to keep horses All the inhabitants of these villages are laying up corn & dryed ...
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    October 26, 1879 October 27, 1879
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 25 November 1876

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    Saturday Midnight. St George. Nov 25 1876 My Dear Nellie It was a great pleasure to get your letter. I hope you will write to me often. It is a great Blessing to a parent to have good Children. I wish I could drop down in the Dooryard & spend an Evening with you, and the Rest of the Children, and your Mother, but I will some time. I hope you will be able to go to school, also Asahel &
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    November 25, 1876
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Lucy Emily Woodruff, 13 March 1888

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    night this week I have not seen your Father some but 2 or 3 times since I came North. I have had a cold or cough almost all Winter whch has troubled me a good deal but I am rathr Better Now. Clara has been quite sick for a long time but is better Now. Bell Moses is also much better than she was & I understand that Julia has got able to work again Remember me kindly to