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 Mary E <I>Smith</I> Beebe

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Mary E Smith Beebe

  • Birth 4 Feb 1841 Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 3 May 1920 Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Section 8-Old City
  • Memorial ID 42402804

Wife of Oliver Beebe, being married in Tazewell County September 8, 1857. They came directly to Bloomington. Daughter of John and S.S. Floyd Smith.

Mary passed away at her home at 1218 E. Grove St. She had been an invalid for 7 years. She was widely known in Bloomington for her philanthropic interest in public and religious institutions. Her gifts included substantial contributions to Illinois Wesleyan University and the YWCA. She was a member of the First Methodist Church.

Mary had 2 adopted daughters, Maude E, at home, and Mrs. W.D. Thriege. For many years, Mr & Mrs Beebe resided at Washington and Mason Streets, Bloomington.

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  • Created by: Cherie Valentine
  • Added: 26 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42402804
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E Smith Beebe (4 Feb 1841–3 May 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42402804, citing Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Cherie Valentine (contributor 46809961) .