The Genealogy of David L. Moody & Yvonne L. La Pointe. - Person Sheet
The Genealogy of David L. Moody & Yvonne L. La Pointe. - Person Sheet
NameREVEREND Henry Ward BEECHER ®317
Birth24 Jun 1813, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ®3327
Death8 Mar 1887, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA ®3327
ReligionPresbyterian And Congregational
MotherRoxanna Ward FOOTE (1775-1816)
Misc. Notes
He was the son of Reverend Lyman Beecher and Roxanna Ward Foote. ®317He was a Presbyterian and Congregational Minister and a famed Brooklyn orator. He graduated from Amherst College in 1834 and from the Lane Theological Seminary in Cincinnti, Ohio in 1837. From 1839 to 1847 he was pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church of Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1847 he took charge of the newly organized Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, New York, where through a long pastorate he became one of the most prominent and influential clergymen in America. His later years were clouded by scandal. He published many volumes of sermons and addresses; "Star Papers: or Experiences of Art and Nature " (1855) contains some of his contributions to "The Independent” ®3327
Misc. Notes
She was from West Sutton, Massachusetts. They had 10 children. ®3327
Family ID1413
Marriage3 Aug 1837 ®3327
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