Samuel Johnson

Associated Locations: Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Associated Dates: September 18, 1709 – Born Life Sketch from The Other Eminent Men of Wilford Woodruff Copyright © Taken from the book: The Other Eminent Men of Wilford Woodruff. Special thanks to Vicki Jo Anderson. Please do not copy. English Moralist, Writer, Lexicographer 1709-1784 Samuel Johnson is one of the […]

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George Taylor

Associated Locations: Ireland Associated Dates: 1716 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. George Taylor was born in Ireland, in the year 1716, and came to this country when he was about twenty years of age. He was the son of […]

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Camillo de Cavour

Associated Locations: Turin, First French Empire – Birthplace Associated Dates: August 10, 1810 – Born Camillo de Cavour 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. Cavour spent many frustrating […]

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Robert Treat Paine

Associated Locations: Boston, Massachusetts Associated Dates: March 11, 1731 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. This distinguished patriot was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1731. His father was a clergyman, and his mother was the daughter of the Reverend Mr. […]

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Daniel Webster

Associated Dates: January 18, 1782 – Daniel Webster birth Daniel Webster 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. “The most important thought that ever occupied my mind was that […]

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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Associated Locations: Marbach am Neckar, Württemberg, Germany – Birthplace Associated Dates: November 10, 1759 – Born Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 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. […]

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Edward G. Lytton-Bulwer

Associated Locations: London, England Associated Dates: May 25, 1803 – Born Edward G. Lytton-Bulwer is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day Saint, LDS) on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. “Lytton wrote over thiry novels and seven plays. Even […]

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Christian Persecution under Valerian

Associated Locations: Rome Associated Dates: April, 257 – Oct. 260 – Reign Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Began under Valerian, in the month of April, 257, and continued for three years and six months. The martyrs that fell in this persecution were innumerable, and their […]

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Frederick the Great

Associated Locations: Berlin, Prussia Associated Dates: January 24, 1712 – Born Life Sketch from The Other Eminent Men of Wilford Woodruff King of Prussia 1712-1786 Copyright © Taken from the book: The Other Eminent Men of Wilford Woodruff. Special thanks to Vicki Jo Anderson. Please do not copy. Frederick the Great is one of the eminent spirits who […]

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Galileo

Associated Locations: Pisa, Duchy of Florence, Italy Associated Dates: January 15, 1564 – Born Your browser does not support iframes.   Providential Role in History Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The most eminent men of science and philosophy of the day did not escape the watchful eye of this cruel despotism. Galileo, the […]

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Lewis Morris

Associated Locations: Morrisania, New York Associated Dates: April 8, 1726 – Born Life Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Lewis Morris was born at Morrisania, Westchester county, New York, in the year 1726. Being the eldest son, he inherited his father’s manorial estate, which […]

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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson Born March 15, 1767 Waxhaws border region between The Carolinas (exact location disputed) Died June 8, 1845 (aged 78) Nashville, Tennessee Burial The Hermitage Nashville, Tennessee Spouse Rachel Donelson Children Adopted Children Andrew Jackson Lyncoya Jackson John Samuel Donelson Daniel Smith Donelson Andrew Jackson Donelson Andrew Jackson Hutchings Carolina Butler Eliza Butler Edward […]

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Sarah Ford Johnson

Sarah Ford was one of the eminent women who appeared to Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple in 1877.  She “descended of an ancient race of substantial yeomanry in Warwickshire.” “Johnson’s mother was a woman of distinguished understanding. I asked his old school-fellow, Mr. Hector, surgeon of Birmingham, if she was not vain of […]

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The Transfiguration

Providential Role in History “Until men attain a higher status of spiritual understanding than they now enjoy, they can learn only in part what took place upon the Mount of Transfiguration.” Location Brothers and sisters . . . we have had some marvelous experiences this day we went first to Mt Tabor and there we […]

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Salt Lake Temple

Associated Locations: Salt Lake, Utah Associated Dates: April 6, 1893 – Dedication date Providential Importance in History President Brigham Young I scarcely ever say much about revelations, or visions, but suffice to say, five years ago last July I was here, and saw in the spirit the Temple not ten feet from where we have […]

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Abraham Clark

Associated Locations: Elizabethtown, New Jersey Associated Dates: February 15, 1726 – Born Abraham Clark’s patriotism was of the purest character. Personal considerations did not influence his decisions. He knew full well that fortune and individual safety were at stake, but what were these in comparison with the honor and liberty of his country. He voted, therefore, […]

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James Wilson

Associated Locations: Carskerdo, Scotland – Birthplace Associated Dates: September 14, 1742 – Born July 4, 1776 – Signing of Declaration of Independence Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. This distinguished patriot was born in Scotland in 1742, and emigrated to this country […]

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