Beecher


Beecher
I. biographical name Henry Ward 1813-1887 American clergyman II. biographical name Lyman 1775-1863 father of H.W. & of Harriet Beecher Stowe American Presbyterian clergyman

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  • Beecher — may refer to:PeopleLyman Beecher family*Beecher family, a prominent New England family, consisting of: **Lyman Beecher, American clergyman, father of: ***Catharine Beecher, educator ***Charles Beecher, minister ***Edward Beecher, theologian… …   Wikipedia

  • Beecher — ist der Familienname von: Catherine Esther Beecher, (1806–1878), US amerikanische Schriftstellerin Charles Emerson Beecher (1856–1904), US amerikanischer Paläontologe Franny Beecher (* 1921; Frank Beecher), US amerikanischer Jazz , Country ,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beecher's — may also refer to:* Beecher s Bibles, rifles given to anti slavery immigrants in Kansas, United States in the 1800s. * Beecher s Handmade Cheese, an artisan cheese maker in Seattle, Washington, United States. * Beecher s Trilobite Beds, fossil… …   Wikipedia

  • Beecher — Beecher, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2033 Housing Units (2000): 876 Land area (2000): 2.108009 sq. miles (5.459719 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.108009 sq. miles (5.459719… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Beecher, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2033 Housing Units (2000): 876 Land area (2000): 2.108009 sq. miles (5.459719 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.108009 sq. miles (5.459719 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Beecher, MI — U.S. Census Designated Place in Michigan Population (2000): 12793 Housing Units (2000): 5002 Land area (2000): 5.923183 sq. miles (15.340973 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.923183 sq. miles (15 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Beecher — [bē′chər] 1. Henry Ward 1813 87; U.S. clergyman & lecturer: brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe 2. Lyman [lī′mən] 1775 1863; U.S. clergyman & theologian: father of Henry & of Harriet Beecher Stowe …   English World dictionary

  • Beecher — (spr. Bih tscher), 1) Lyman, geb. 1775 zu New Haven im Staate Connecticut, studirte Theologie, wurde 1798 Geistlicher u. ließ sich im folgenden Jahre in East Hampton auf der Insel Long Island nieder; 1810 wurde er Prediger in Litchfield… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Beecher — (spr. bītscher), 1) Lyman, amerikan. Theolog, geb. 12. Okt. 1775 in New Haven (Connecticut), gest. 10. Jan. 1863 in Brooklyn, 1810 Prediger zu Litchfield, lebte seit 1826 in Boston, wo seine ältere Tochter, Catherine, eine Mädchenschule leitete,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Beecher — /bee cheuhr/, n. 1. Catharine Esther, 1800 78, U.S. educator: advocated educational rights for women. 2. Edward, 1803 95, U.S. clergyman, educator, and abolitionist. 3. Henry Ward, 1813 87, U.S. preacher and writer. 4. Lyman, 1775 1863, U.S.… …   Universalium

  • Beecher — (as used in expressions) Beecher, Catharine (Esther) Beecher, Henry Ward Stowe, Harriet Beecher Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Wilson, Edmund B(eecher) …   Enciclopedia Universal


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