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 Vedi Clare Beebe, 30 August 1898

    Excerpt:
    Miss Vedi Woodruff My Dear Grand child We got your Loving Letter and was glad to hear from you and all the Children We took a ride on a small boat of 25 Mils in some 4 Hours I wish you had all been with us so you could see how fast a small boat could go through the sea All our Grand children would have been pleased with it if they had not been Frightened I hope you are all getting along Well at home We are Eating oysters, Clams ...
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    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 6 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    Dear Clarrie I want you to be a good girl and help your mother, and mind her, you are gettg old Enough to lay aside all childish and nau◊◊ ways and bagin to be a good youg Lady I wish to hear a good report of you I wat to hae you learn what you can this winter I hear a vary bad report of many youg people is salt Lake City I hope my boys and girls will be good I should feel vary bad to have them do ...
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    Part of Letter to Abraham Owen Woodruff, 6 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    the m◊◊t because she would wat to ◊ne th◊◊◊◊ ◊t famil◊ I cannot write much now for I wat to say s◊◊◊◊◊◊ to the other Children Yo◊r Affecti◊ate Father W. Woodrff Dear Clarrie I want you to be a good girl and help your mother, and mind her, you are g◊tt◊ old Enough to lay aside all childish and na◊◊◊ way◊ and begin to be a good youg Lady I wi◊◊ to hear a good report of you I wat to hae you learn what you Can this winter I hear a ...
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    Part of Letter to Winnifred Blanche Woodruff, 22 January 1877

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    St. George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good Kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I wat you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as interesting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so far I two to one a Canek wath with I hope you will be able to ...
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    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 22 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thak yo◊ for yo◊ good ki◊d Letter, It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I wat you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is goig on for it is as interstg to me to get letters fr◊ my children as it is for them to get lettes fr◊ me. I am gettg so fat I have to use a Cane to walk wit◊ I hope you will ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 6 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    the m◊◊t because she would wat to ◊ne th◊◊◊◊ ◊t famil◊ I cannot write much now for I wat to say [illegible] to the other Children Yo◊r Affecti◊ate Father W. Woodrff Dear Clarrie I want you to be a good girl and help your mother, and mind her, you are a g◊tty old Enough to lay aside all childish and na◊◊◊ way◊ and begin to be a good youg Lady I wi◊◊ to hear a good report of you I wat to hae you learn what you can this winter I ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 22 January 1877

    Excerpt:
    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I tha[n]k you for your good kind letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my childr[en] and I wa[n]t you to write to me one a week abo[u]t family affairs and let me know abo[u]t all that is going on for it is as interstng to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get lette[r]s from me. I am gu[i]lty so far I [have] to use a Cane to walk with I hope you will be able ...
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    Part of Letter to Asahel Hart, Clara Martisha, Abraham Owen, Winnifred Blanche, and Mary Alice Woodruff, 1 February 1877

    Excerpt:
    February 1, 1877 To Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanche, and Alice, My beloved children: You have again the privilege of enjoying the society of your mother, and I am thankful for this. I want to give you all a word of council considering the signs of the times, the persecutive of our nation against us and at my own age you cannot reasonably expect to enjoy much more of my society as your father in this life, but you have with you your ...
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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 22 May 1877

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    St George May 22 1877 Dear Daughter Nellie I have felt that that I wanted to write to you but sickness has preceded me, and I am not very well at present I would like very mu◊h to visit with you and all the family how is your health and how does Cl◊◊ie, Owen & Blanch do & [cut off word] get along we have had a very cool sprg [cut off word] for this County we are in the midel of ...
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    Part of Letter to Clara Martisha Woodruff Beebe, 7 June 1877

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    Dear Clarie, I sent you a little letter on the 28. May I hope you got it, I am glad you have joined the young Ladies Society I hope you will be a good young Lady and learn all you can I want to have you be good and kind to your Mother and help her all you can, and be kind to all the Children and get along the best you can I would like you to tell me what you are studying and whae you read and how you get along what ...