The Limits of Sisterhood: The Beecher Sisters on Women's Rights and Woman's Sphere

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Chronology
1800 Catharine Esther Beecher is born to Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote Beecher in East Hampton, Long Island.
1805 Mary Foote Beecher is born to Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote Beecher in East Hampton, Long Island.
1810 The Beecher family moves to Litchfield, Connecticut.
1811 Harriet Elizabeth Beecher is born to Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote Beecher in Litchfield, Connecticut.
1816 Roxana Foote Beecher, mother of Catharine and Harriet, dies in Litchfield, Connecticut.
1822 Isabella Holmes Beecher is born to Lyman Beecher and Harriet Porter Beecher, his second wife, in Litchfield, Connecticut. Alexander Fisher, Catharine's fiancé, dies at sea.
1823 Catharine founds the Hartford Female Seminary. Mary joins Catharine as a teacher in the Seminary.
1824 Harriet attends the Hartford Female Seminary.
1827 Mary marries Thomas Clap Perkins.
1828 Mary gives birth to Frederick Beecher Perkins. Three more children are born to Mary Beecher Perkins and Thomas Clap Perkins during the next eight years.
1829 Catharine publishes Suggestions Respecting Improvements in Education. Failing to raise an endowment for her Hartford Seminary, Catharine moves in with Mary.
1832 The Beecher family moves to Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Ohio, where Lyman Beecher becomes president of the Lane Theological Seminary.

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