Amanuensis Monday: Genoa and Gibraltar Through Carl Beebe’s Eyes

Carl Beebe was stationed on the USS Saint Paul (SP-1643) at the time it capsized on the 28th of April 1918. Following this, he found himself placed on an oil tanker on his way to the Mediterranean. He wrote him in a letter to his mother, Rebecca (Fritz) Beebe, about his visits to Genoa, Italy and seeing the Rock of Gibraltar.

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Carl Beebe’s Family

Carl Beebe

Today I worked on the chapter for Carl Beebe (shown right) in my Fritz family history book. Carl Beebe was the son of Rebecca Fritz.

At one point, I had written down Carl’s wife’s name as Eva M. Beebe. Today I learned that this was the wife of a Carroll A. Beebe.

So, did Carl even marry? I lost track of him after the 1915 census, except that he was in the US Navy from 1917 through 1919.

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