- Catharine Esther,1800–78, U.S. educator: advocated educational rights for women.
- Edward,1803–95, U.S. clergyman, educator, and abolitionist.
- Henry Ward,1813–87, U.S. preacher and writer.
- Lyman,1775–1863, U.S. preacher and theologian (father of Catharine Esther Beecher, Edward Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Henry Ward Beecher).
- Henry Ward . 1813–87, US clergyman: a leader in the movement for the abolition of slavery