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BEECHER, Lyman [1775-1863] -- clergyman, author

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He was a congregational clergyman of wide fame. While in Boston he was a zealous opponent of unitarianism, and as president of Lane Theological seminary at Cincinnati was noted as an outspoken enemy of slavery. He was a bold thinker, much in advance of his contemporaries. He was the author of Sermons on Temperance; Views in Theology; Scepticism; and Political Atheism. [Encyclopedia of American Biography]

Rev. Beecher was the progenitor of a remarkable line of religious, political and moral activists. Consider only his children,
by first wife, Roxanna Foote:

  1. Catharine Esther Beecher - educator
  2. William Henry Beecher
  3. Edward Beecher - educator
  4. Mary Foote Beecher
  5. Harriet (died young)
  6. George Beecher
  7. Harriet Beecher Stow - abolitionist author
  8. Henry Ward Beecher - influential clergyman and writer
  9. Charles Beecher
by second wife, Harriet Porter:
  1. Frederick (died young)
  2. Isabella Holmes Beecher - educator and suffragette
  3. Thomas Kinnicut Beecher
  4. James Chapin Beecher
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