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Beecher, Henry Ward

Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1887 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Abolitionist, Clergymen

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.