|1811|| Harriet Beecher born on June 14 in Litchfield, Connecticut, the sev-|
enth child of Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote.
|1816||Death of Roxana Foote.|
|1819||Enters the Litchfield Female Academy.|
Enters the Hartford Female Seminary, where she will remain until|
|1825||Experiences first conversion.|
|1827||Becomes teacher at the Hartford Female Seminary.|
|1828||Writes "Modern Uses of Language".|
Leaves New England for Cincinnati, Ohio, where she will live for eigh-|
Publishes Primary Geography for Children, a widely adopted text. Joins|
the Semi-Colon Club, a literary society. Publishes essays and stories
in the Western Monthly Magazine. Teaches in Catharine Beecher's
Western Female Institute.
|1835||Publishes "Uncle Enoch".|
Marries Calvin Ellis Stowe, clergyman and professor of the Bible and|
church history at Lane Seminary in Cincinnati. Writes "To the Editor of the Cincinnati Journal and Luminary". Gives birth to twin daughters,
Eliza and Harriet.
|1838||Birth of son Henry.|
|1840||Publishes "The Old Meeting-House: Sketch from the Note-Book of an Old Gentleman"|
|1840||Birth of son Frederick.|
|1841||Publishes "The Canal-Boat".|
Suicide of brother George Beecher. Birth of daughter Georgiana.|
Second conversion experience.
Publishes "Uncle Sam's Emancipation: A Sketch", the germ of Uncle|
|1846-47||Takes the water cure at Brattleboro, Vermont.|
|1848||Birth of son Samuel Charles ( Charley).|