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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    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
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    Part of Letter to William Atkin, 20 January 1888

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    Law Suit and all Church affairs taken together keepe me very busy (Private I was vary sorry to learn of D H Cannon affairs I was in hopes He had age & Experience Enough to keep out of such escapes as that) As to Sulivan I dont know much about, his operation may be in his Life I dont think He is much of a Saint Our Law- Suit has not Done much of Late I Expect 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
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    Part of Letter to William and Rachel Thompson Atkin, 26 July 1888

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    3 July 26 1888 PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS P.O. BOX B. Salt Lake U.T. 188--- on the flat cleared off the brush pitched 15 tents brought out the waterin duffel Clanuets and prepared to Entertain Excursion it & at $150 a day or $[$] a week He has had so many He could not Lodge them or feed them amount by selty 2 or 3 tables ^Tables^ & was there 3 days it is splendid fishingin the Creek we ...
    Dates:
    July 26, 1888
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and George Q. Cannon, 8 February 1887

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    2. known and I have [0 which] place of retreat until there is general Danger though the county Brother Thompson is on hand with a good team and light waggon at almost a moment notic^e^ to take me anywhere I wish to go in this region of country, should the time arive when I would be under the necessity of going to Arizona or Mexico And the Temple still running I might be under the necessity of looking ...
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    Part of Letter from Leslie W. Snow, 12 September 1887

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    W. W. Sept 12 [18]87 PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS P.O. BOX B. GIBSON, MILLER & RICHARDSON OMAHA. Private Salt Lake U.T. Sept 12. 1887 My Dear Leslie I receved your Letter of Sept 5 and was glad to hear from you The Last I heard from Sarah they were improving but Bell was still poorly all rest were better Clara got better
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    September 12, 1887
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    Part of Letter to William Atkin, 14 August 1888

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    Recceived 88 Aug 20 answered Sep 2nd Ms 5264 fd 1 #10 PRESIDENT'S OFFICE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST. OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. P. O. BOX B. Salt Lake U.T. Aug 19, 1884, William Atkins Dear Brother I have lying before me of July 19, & Aug 7, both of which I deal with much interest You ask about Asald I took Emma & Black Alice Clara & Harla
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    August 19, 1884
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    Part of Letter from Abraham Owen Woodruff to Wilford Woodruff, Emma Smith Woodruff, and Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 3 February 1896

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    [sideways text] Feb 3, [18]96 No 3 [end of sideways text] Berlin, Feb. 3rd 1896: My Dear Father, Mother and Clara: As I am owing you all letters perhaps you will allow me to write an excuse to you all. My dear ones if I neglect your letters it is not because I wish to but because business has been crowding onto me so I could find no time to attend to my correspondence. It may be ...
    Dates:
    February 3, 1896
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    Part of Letter from Abraham Owen Woodruff to Wilford Woodruff and Emma Smith Woodruff, 1 March 1896

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    love, and wish you many, many happy returns of the day. Was so glad to learn from your last letter of Clara's improvement as I had an awful dream in which I thought she had been called away; suppose it came from over anxiety as I had been thinking so much about her & the thoughts of parting with Clara would almost drive me wild. Ma's do saying "dream of a death & hear of a wedding." Was indeed surprised to receive a card of ...
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    Part of Letter to Susan Cornelia Woodruff Scholes, 2 April 1895

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    died 1898 Sept 2 April 22 1895 My dear Susan - I have been trying for a good while to get a moment to write a few lines to you and to Phobe about I have not found time. Infact I have had so much to do that I have not been able to accomplish my work as it ought to be done. I received Phobe's letters on her return home and I have not heard from you. ----I have almost had a Hospital at our farm home.
    Dates:
    April 22, 1895