Clara Washburn is my GG grandfather's sister, she was born March 7, 1861 in Grant County, Wisconsin. Her first marriage was to Perry Hiram Beebe, born May 6, 1856 In Richland County, Wisconsin, son of Hiram and Emma Beebe.
After her marriage to Perry Beebe, they became the parents of twins, who died shortly after the birth, 1880. As a result of these deaths, Clara suffered a mental breakdown which led to her divorce. She later married John Wilson Burns and lived on a small farm in Richland County, Wisconsin. They had one son Irwin LeVercy, born April 14, 1889 in Excelsior, Wisconsin and died December 31, 1962 in Barnum, Wisconsin.
Clara died at the age of 46, the latter years were when she had dropsey and gained an enormous amount of weight. She weighed 450 pounds at the time of her death. This is recorded on the side of her mother's tombstone, as Clara is buried on one side of the mother and her sister, Sarah Helms, is buried on the other side.
Perry and Clara were married August 9, 1876.
John and Clara were married May 22, 1887