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 — 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 — [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

  • Beecher — 1 Original name in latin Beecher Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 41.34059 latitude 87.62143 altitude 227 Population 4359 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Beecher Name in other language State… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Beecher — Bee•cher [[t]ˈbi tʃər[/t]] n. 1) big Henry Ward, 1813–87, U.S. preacher and writer 2) big Lyman, 1775–1863, U.S. preacher and theologian (father of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher) …   From formal English to slang

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