William S. Beebe and Mary M. (Covell) Beebe were both born to pioneer settlers of Perkins Township, Erie County, Ohio. They were married in Perkins Township on January 19, 1871.
In the 1880 U.S. Census, William S. Beebe stated that his occupation was farmer. His wife Mary as a housekeeper, and they had two children, Jennie, age 7, and an infant son named George. William S. Beebe died on November 11, 1906. He was buried in Perkins Cemetery in Erie County, Ohio. Mrs. Mary M. Beebe died on July 11, 1926. She was buried next to her husband in the Perkins Cemetery.