Clara Beecher 2
- Born: 6 Feb 1857, , San Joaquin, CA 1
- Marriage (1): Walter Frank Sibley on 23 Sep 1881 in , San Joaquin, CA 1 2
- Died: 21 Sep 1949, Marin, California at age 92 2
- Buried: Stockton, San Joaquin, CA 2
Another name for Clara was Clarance Beecher.1
Noted events in her life were:
1. Book: History of New California, 1905. 1
Walter Frank SIBLEY was the sheriff of San Joaquin County. He was a native of Maine, born in Penobscott County in 1858 the son of Frank and Julia (LEAVITT) SILBEY, both natives of the Pine Tree State. Both his father and grandfather were merchants.
He was one of a family of six sons and three daughters. At the age of 20 he decided to come to CA. Borrowing 100 dollars, he purchased a suit of clothes and a ticket, and, with five dollars in his pocket, started for the Golden state. He married, in 1881, Miss Clarance BEECHER, native of San Joaquin County and daughter of John L. BEECHER, who came to CA in 1852 and for years ranked as a prominent farmer in San Joaquin County. They had two children, Hazel and Gladys.
Clara married Walter Frank Sibley on 23 Sep 1881 in , San Joaquin, CA.1 2 (Walter Frank Sibley was born in 1858 in , Penobscot, ME 1 and died on 4 Jun 1911 in , Alameda, CA.)
Irvine, Leigh H, <i>History of New California</i> (Lewis Publishing Co., New York, 1905), Page 417.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 23 Apr 2013), entry for Clarence Beecher, person ID M13G-PSS.