Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff

In 1877, the Founding Fathers of the United States and other eminent men and women appeared in a vision to Wilford Woodruff, president of the St. George Temple, for the purpose of completing their temple work. President Woodruff, assisted by others, immediately went forth and had the ordinances performed for these men and women. A […]

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George Peabody

Associated Locations: Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S. Associated Dates: February 18, 1795 – Born George Peabody 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. “What I spent I had; what I kept I […]

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David Garrick

Associated Locations: Hereford, England Associated Dates: February 19, 1717 – Born David Garrick 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. “David Garrick has gone down in history as perhaps the greatest […]

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James Monroe

“James Monroe was the fifth president. He had been a soldier in Washington’s continental army, having joined when eighteen years old. He became a captain and was appointed an aide to General Lafayette. Washington spoke of him as a brave, active, and sensible officer. He was a pupil and protege of Jefferson in the law. […]

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George Wythe

Associated Locations: Elizabeth City County, Virginia Associated Dates: 1726 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. George Wythe was one of Virginia’s most distinguished sons. He was born in the year 1726, in Elizabeth county, and being the child of wealthy […]

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The First Vision (Various Accounts)

Joseph Smith History Account 1832 This 1832 narrative contains the earliest known account of Joseph’s First Vision. It was partly written by him and partly dictated to his scribe, Frederick G. Williams. Joseph Smith “At about the age of twelve years my mind became seriously imprest with regard to the all importent concerns for the […]

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Samuel Sewall

Samuel Sewall Born March 28, 1652 Hampshire, England Died January 1, 1730 (aged 77) Boston, Massachusetts Spouse Hannah Hull Abigail (Melyen) Woodmansey Tilley Mary (Shrimpton) Gibbs Father Henry Sewall Mother Jane Dummer Signature   Samuel Sewall was a Puritan judge, author and theologian.  Throughout his life, he had a strong interest in biblical prophecies. He believed that […]

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John Eliot

John Eliot Born 1604, Widford, Hertfordshire, England Died May 21, 1690 Spouse Hanna Mumford Father Bennett Eliot Signature John Eliot was a Puritan missionary to the Native American Indians.  In addition to publishing the first book in British North America (Bay Psalm Book), he also translated the Bible into the Massachusett language. Assosiated events: 1663 – Eliot […]

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Alexander von Humboldt

Associated Locations: Berlin – Birthplace Associated Dates: September 14, 1769 – Born Alexander von Humboldt Born September 14, 1769(1769-09-14) Berlin, Germany Died May 6, 1859(1859-05-06) (aged 89) Berlin, Germany Resting place Tegel House, Berlin Father Alexander George von Humboldt Mother Maria Elizabeth Colomb Alexander von Humboldt is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford […]

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