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 96

    Part of Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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    1898. Trumbo were present. It was a very interesting meeting. August 28, 1898 ~ Sunday Sunday Aug 28th Myself, Geo Q Cannon, H B Clawson Col Trumbo & Mrs Woodruff attended the Mormon meeting in San Francisco. There was quite a congregation all Saints but two. It was a very interesting meeting. I spoke first followed by Bro Geo Q Cannon. At the close of the meeting we took seats ...
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    August 28, 1898 August 29, 1898 August 30, 1898 August 31, 1898 September 1, 1898 September 2, 1898
  • Page 139

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    January 17, 1895 ~ Thursday Jan 17, 1896 [1895] We granted the use of the Tabernacle for lecture of the charitable institution for the Benefit of the poor Joseph F. Smith and Myself met with the Twelve in the Temple And the subject [FIGURE] of Moses Thatcher was called up whare he had preached in Bear Lake a political Discourse concerning Brother Merrill. it was represented that Brother Thatcher had made a statement about Brother Merrill ...
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    January 17, 1895 January 18, 1895 January 19, 1895 January 20, 1895 January 21, 1895
  • Page 144

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    February 22, 1895 ~ Friday Feb 22, 1895 Washington Birth Day I spent the day at home writing out invitations to our Birth Day Party February 23, 1895 ~ Saturday 23 I spent this day at home writing invitations to Birth Day Party February 24, 1895 ~ Sunday 24. Sunday I rode to Claraies & took Dinner then to Meeting in the Tabernacle three young Missionaries from Tennessee all spoke & bore strong testimony I followed them & ...
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    February 22, 1895 February 23, 1895 February 24, 1895 February 25, 1895 February 26, 1895 February 28, 1895
  • Page 148

    Part of Journal (January 1893 – April 1897)

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    March 12 1895 I met with quite a Number of men I met with Orson S[m]ith, Clawson & Trumbo, and quite a number of subjects discussed March 13, 1895 ~ Wednesday 13 I took to Cannons Bindery to day the following works for Binding. 2 Vol. Young Womons Journal /89 94 Illustrated American 3 years /91, 92 & /93 Rout from Liverpool to Salt Lake Illustrated The Higher Officials vol 1, 3 vol Fish Culture six volums Forest ...
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    March 13, 1895 March 14, 1895 March 15, 1895 March 16, 1895 March 17, 1895
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 30 October 1890

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    PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST. OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, P. O. BOX B. Salt Lake City, U. T. Oct 30 1896 My Dear Clara Enclosed find $100 for the Horse Cap inasmuch as you both agree in your understanding that I gave you the Horse I am willing to pay for him, I dont want him to go out of the family and when you get through with him I will take him home I dont want any misunderstanding in our family affairs I have ...
    Dates:
    October 30, 1896
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, Vedi Clare Beebe, and Winnifred Blanche Woodruff, 6 November 1889

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    PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST. OF LATTER DAY SAINTS. P. O. BOX B. Salt Lake U.T. Nov 6, 1888 Mrs Clara, & Vedi Beebe, & Miss Blanch Woodruff My Dear Children I Enclose $11 = $5 to Clara $5 to Blanch & $1 to Vedi for a Christmass Present It is but Little but by the time I got all around to my posterity it will be all my pocket can afford, you must Ask Vedi what she wants if ...
    Dates:
    November 6, 1888
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 30 August 1898

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    San Fransisco Aug 30 [18]98 My Dear Clara We got yours & Vedis Letter which we were very glad to get. Ma has wanted you here very Much sincewehave been here I would have been glad to have had you with us, this visit has been a great Blessing to me I eat well, & sleep all night & feel much better than I did when I left home. We had a fine Meeting on ...
    Dates:
    August 30, 1898
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to William and Rachel Thompson Atkin, 23 December 1887

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    [sideways text] answered PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST. OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. P. O. Box B. Salt Lake, U.T. Dec. 23 1887 Dear Brother & Sister Atkin I got Brother Williams Letter of the 16 I was glad to been from you and that all was well with you. I am thankful to [say] that I have got over my cold & cough and followed me very Hard for one Month But I Enjoy very good health at present My Daughter
    Dates:
    December 23, 1887
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to William Atkin, 20 January 1888

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    Law Suit and all Church affairs taken together Keep me very busy (Private I was very sorry to learn of D H Cannon affairs I was in hopes He had age & Experience Enough to keep out of such [scrapes] as that) As to Sulivan I dont know much about his operation may be in his Live I dont think He is much of a Saint Our Law suit has not Done much of Late I Expt sumthing will soon be done in it We are having very cold Weather Thermemter 16 degrees ...
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    Part of Letter to William Atkin, 7 March 1888

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    [sideways text] answered PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST. OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. P.O. BOX B. Salt Lake U.T. March 7, 1887 Wm Atkin Dear Brother Your letter of Feb 26 is before me I have recd it with Much interest yes I have past my birth I dont feel much older for it I am glad you are all as well as you are I hope William will get it was a serious Accadt, A Brothe Robison was mashed up at the Depo [white ...
    Dates:
    March 7, 1887