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 Ida Virginia <I>Whealton</I> Beebe

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Ida Virginia Whealton Beebe

  • Birth 1888 Chincoteague, Accomack County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 17 Oct 1960 Chincoteague, Accomack County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Chincoteague, Accomack County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 10900080

Grandma Beebe. Born Ida Virginia Whealton, only daughter of Rebecca and Daniel Whealton of Chincoteague Island, Virginia. She married Clarence Beebe in 1906 and they had ten children, including Harold Lee, father of Paul and Maureen. Claim to fame came when author Marguerite Henry translated the story of her grandchildren Paul and Maureen's purchase of a wild mare and her foal during pony penning into a bestselling book. Misty of Chincoteague became, and still stands, as a classic of childrens' literature. Mrs. Beebe died at 72 shortly after the release of a movie based on the book, Misty of Chincoteague.


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  • Created by: Iola
  • Added: 1 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10900080
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Virginia Whealton Beebe (1888–17 Oct 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10900080, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Chincoteague, Accomack County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Iola (contributor 46780914) .