1813-1887
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June 24, 1813, Litchfield, Connecticut.

March 8, 1887, Brooklyn, New York.

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

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Brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Charles Beecher, his major contribution to hymnology was his Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1855); it is named after Plymouth Church, in Brooklyn, New York, where he was pastor.