14 June 1811: Birth of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher was born on 14 June 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut, USA. She was the sixth of the eight children of Reverend Lyman Beecher and his first wife, Roxanna. After the death of her mother in 1816, Harriet’s father took a second wife, also Harriet, and three more children followed. Read the full biography page of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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