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Beecher, Henry Ward

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Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1887 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Abolitionist, Clergymen

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1813 - Born on the 13th of June in Litchfield, Connecticut, USA.

 

1830-1834 - Entered and graduated in Amherst College.

 

1837-1839 - Became a minister in Lawrenceburg.

 

         - Received a degree from Lane Theological Seminary outside Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

1839-1847 - Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

1847 - Appointed the first minister of the new Plymouth Congregational Church in Brooklyn, New York.

 

1861-1863 - He was the editor-in-chief of the Independent, then a Congregational journal.

 

1875 - Accused of having an affair with a married woman was one of the most famous trials of the Nineteenth century.

 

1887 - He died on 8th of March because of Stroke and was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

 

He is the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

 

 


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