Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield Connecticut on June 14 1811. She was the 7th child of 13
Harriet Beecher moves with her family to Cincinnati, Ohio, where her father has a job at Lane Theological Seminary. She joins a literary group known as the Semi-Colon Club and begins to hone her writing style. There she also meets her husband.
The couple's seventh and last child, son Charles Edward, is born. Calvin Stowe becomes a professor at Bowdoin College, causing the family to move to Brunswick, Maine. The Stowes are upset about the Fugitive Slave Act, a new law that makes it a crime to assist anyone escaping slavery.
The Stowes move from Andover to Hartford, Connecticut. Stowe oversees the building of a lavish house called Oakholm.
The Stowe family moves into their final home, a house on Forest Street in Hartford, Connecticut. The author Mark Twain and his family occupy the house across the street.
Wrote the book Uncle Toms Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote many diffrent books from 1852 to 1878
Stowe published Palmetto Leaves
Roxana Beecher Harriets mother dies of tuberculosis. Reverend Lyman Beecher is now a widower with six surviving children. He remarries a year later and fathers four more children with his new wife. Harriet was only 4 years old
Harriet attends Hartford Female Seminary, a school run by her older sister Catharine. She will begin teaching at the school after graduating
Married Calvin Ellis Stowe
Beecher Stowe's husband Calvin Stowe dies.