CATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
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An American author and educator, daughter of Lyman, and sister of Henry Ward Beecher; born in East-hampton, L. I., Sept. 6, 1800; died in Elmira, N. Y., May 12, 1878. From 1822 to 1832 she conducted a school in Hartford, Conn.; and afterwards taught for two years in Cincinnati, Ohio. The remainder of her life was devoted to training teachers and supplying them to needy fields, especially in the Western and Southern States. She wrote numerous works on education and on the woman question, among which are: "The Religious Training of Children in the School, the Family, and the Church" (1864); "Woman's Profession as Mother and Educator, with Views in Opposition to Woman Suffrage" (1871).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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