(disputed) Either Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland or Elphin, County Roscommon, Ireland
November 10, 1730 – Born
1766 – The Vicar of Wakefield, Published
Oliver Goldsmith is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki.