Nicholas Burton

Providential Role in History Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. He then well perceiving that they were not able to burden or charge him that he had written, spoken, or done any thing there in that country against the ecclesiastical or temporal laws of the same realm, boldly asked them what they had […]

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Elbridge Gerry

Associated Locations: Marblehead, Massachusetts Associated Dates: July 17, 1744 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Elbridge Gerry was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, on the seventeenth of July, I744. His father was a merchant in extensive busi- ness, and he resolved […]

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French Persecution from 1598 to 1789

Associated Dates: France, 1598-1789 Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The persecutions occasioned by the revocation of the edict of Nantes took place under Louis XIV. This edict was made by Henry the Great of France in 1598, and secured to the Protestants an equal right in […]

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John Lothropp (also Lothrop or Lathrop)

Associated Locations: Etton, East Riding, Yorkshire, England Associated Dates: 1584 – Born September 18, 1634 – John Lothropp arrives in Boston, Massachusetts Providential Role in History The following narrative is from The Great Prologue by Mark E. Peterson The Reverend Lathrop was a Church of England minister. As he read the Bible carefully, he discovered that there was little harmony […]

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Roger Sherman

Associated Locations: Newton, Massachusetts Associated Dates: April 19, 1721 – Born Life Sketch from “Lives of the Signers” Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. One of the most remarkable men of the Revolution, was Roger Sherman. He was born in Newton, Massachusetts, on the nineteenth […]

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William Paca

Associated Locations: Hartford County, Maryland – Birthplace Associated Dates: October 31, 1740 – Born William Paca (October 31, 1740 – October 23, 1799) was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland, and later Governor of Maryland and a United States federal judge.

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Rachel Donelson Jackson

Associated Locations: Halifax County, Virginia Associated Dates: June 15, 1767 – Born Rachel Donelson Jackson 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. “Here lie the remains of Mrs. […]

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Ohio Earthworks and Mounds

Newark Ohio Earthworks/Mounds The Great Circle earthworks Rod L. Meldrum on location at the Great Circle Earthworks in Newark, Ohio Hopewell geometry shows advanced civilization Hopewell geometry shows advanced civilization – The Lost Civilizations of North America Did the ancient Hopewell Mound Builders of North America use highly advanced mathematics and geometry similar to ancient […]

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Francis Lightfoot Lee

Life Sketch from “Lives of the Signers” Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original Francis Lightfoot Lee, a younger brother of Richard Henry Lee, was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on the fourteenth day of October, 1734. He was too young when his father died […]

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Joseph Fielding Smith

Associated Locations: Salt Lake City, Utah Associated Dates: July 19, 1876 – Born January 23, 1970 – Became 10th President of the Church Character Traits “Joseph Fielding Smith is the leading gospel scholar and the greatest doctrinal teacher of this generation. Few men in this dispensation have approached him in gospel knowledge or surpassed him in […]

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Eternity

Age of the Universe, Age of an Eternity Some feel that the universe was created at approximately the same time as the earth. Others speculate that the universe is 13.75 billion years old. With Latter-day revelation, we understand that the Father has created worlds without number, and many of these are earths which are inhabited […]

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Thomas Mayhew

Thomas Mayhew Born March 31, 1593 Tisbury, Wiltshire, England Died March 25, 1682 Boston, Massachusetts Spouse Anna Parkhurst, Jane Gallion Father Mathew Mayhew Mother Alice Barter Thomas Mayhew, Sr. (March 31, 1593 – March 25, 1682) was a strong Puritan known for his missionary work among the Native Americans and his establishment of Martha’s Vineyard […]

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Stephen Hopkins

Associated Locations: Providence, Rhode Island Associated Dates: March 7, 1707 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Stephen Hopkins was born in the town of Providence, Rhode Island, on the seventh of March, 1707. His mother was the daughter of one […]

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Alberta Temple

Alberta Temple It was during the administration of President Joseph F. Smith that Bishop Charles W. Nibley was dispatched to Canada to consider the advisability of erecting a Temple and of selecting the best locations. Four pictures were taken of suggested locations. While making this report, the four pictures were laid before the President who […]

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Hiram Powers

Associated Locations: Woodstock, Vermont Associated Dates: June 29, 1805 – Born Hiram Powers 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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Christian Foundations of American Universities

The evidence of Christianity can be found in the early universities.  The original institutions and colleges openly acknowledged and encouraged the Bible and Christianity in their education and culture whereas today, our universities do not permit any mention or promotion of Christianity.  Our early heritage is being eliminated and concealed.  Here are several universities which […]

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