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Ward/Foote Home, 829 Goose Lane

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Title

Ward/Foote Home, 829 Goose Lane

Description

Ward/Foote Home. 829 Goose Lane. General Andrew Ward, Revolutionary Ward hero, had a daughter, Roxana, who married Eli Foote. They had 10 children. When Eli died, Roxana and the children moved back to her parents’ home. The second oldest child, Roxana Foote, married Lyman Beecher and their illustrious brood included Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Upon the death of her mother, Roxana Foote Beecher in 1816, Harriet Beecher spent time at this, her grandparents' home.

Subject

Architecture -- Connecticut -- Guilford
Dwellings -- Connecticut -- Guilford
Guilford (Conn.)
Guilford (Conn.) Buildings, structures, etc.
Beecher, Henry Wood (1813-1887)
Beecher, Lyman (1775-1863)
Foote Family
Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896)
Ward Family

Creator

H. Rossiter Snyder

Source

Edith B. Nettleton Historical Room Collection

Publisher

Guilford Free Library

Date

1922

Rights

Digital image © Guilford Free Library. All rights reserved. Image may be used for personal research or educational uses without prior permission. For requests or exhibit, see Guilford Free Library.

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