John C. Calhoun

Associated Locations: Abbeville, South Carolina, U.S. Associated Dates: March 18, 1782 – Born John C. Calhoun 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. John C. Calhoun is considered to be […]

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Richard Stockton

Associated Locations: Near Princeton, New Jersey Associated Dates: October 1, 1730 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. The great grandfather of Richard Stockton came from England some time between 1660 and 1670, and first settled upon Long Island, in the […]

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Christian Persecution in Columbia

A number of paramilitary groups, as well as FARC guerrillas, vie for power in the southern region of Cordoba, a significant coca cultivation area that is strategically important to the drug trade. Colombia has the world’s second highest number of internally displaced people, numbering 4 million. . . . Guerrillas, drug cartels, and paramilitary groups […]

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Christian Persecution in Turkmenistan

The publication of religious literature inside the country is banned. The government controls Internet access and has shut down cellphone service. No unregistered religious groups or communities are allowed, and religious communities have been unable to register for years. However, both registered and unregistered religious groups face police raids and other harassment. Unregistered congregations are […]

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Christian Persecution in Bangladesh

Bangladesh officially became a Muslim state in 1988. Religious minorities may worship openly, but they face social discrimination, and religious freedom is being steadily eroded by Islamist pressure. Most discrimination against Christians comes from Muslims, but Buddhists in southeastern Bangladesh also oppose Christians. Christians are denied access to public water wells, their property is destroyed […]

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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus Born Unknown, but before 31 October 1451 Genoa, Republic of Genoa, in present-day Italy Died 20 May 1506 (probably 54) Valladolid, Crown of Castile, in present-day Spain Spouse Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (c. 1455–85) Father Domenico Colombo Mother Susanna Fontanarossa Children Diego Fernando Associated Locations: Genoa, Republic of Genoa, in present-day Italy Associated Dates: […]

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Frances Burney D’Arblay

Frances Burney D’Arblay Born June 13, 1752(1752-06-13) Lynn Regis, England Died January 6, 1840(1840-01-06) (aged 87) Bath, England Spouse General Alexandre D’Arblay Children Alexander (1794) Father Dr Charles Burney Mother Esther Sleepe Burney Frances Burney D’Arblay 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. […]

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John Wesley

Associated Locations: Wesley Chapel, Epworth, Lincolnshire, England – Church where John Wesley preached Epworth, Lincolnshire, England – Birthplace Associated Dates: June 28, 1703 – John Wesley birth John Wesley 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 […]

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St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

Associated Locations: Paris, France Other multiple locations in France Associated Dates: August 23, 1572 – Born Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. On the twenty second day of August, 1572, commenced this diabolical act of sanguinary brutality. It was intended to destroy at one stroke the root of the Protestant tree, which had only […]

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Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson

Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson Born January 21, 1824 Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) Died May 10, 1863 (aged 39) Guinea Station, Virginia Spouse Elinor “Ellie” Junkin Mary Anna Morrison Children Mary Graham Julia Laura Father Thomas Jonathan Jackson Mother Julia Beckwith Associated Locations: Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) Associated Dates: January 21, 1824 – Born “Stonewall” […]

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Joseph Smith – Testimonies of

Christ-like Character Traits Greatest Prophet Save Jesus Christ He was a great statesman, philosopher and philanthropist, logician, and last, but not least, the greatest prophet, seer and revelator that ever lived, save Jesus Christ only. Convinced Joseph Smith is Prophet I became perfectly acquainted with the Prophet. I sat at his table frequently, and had […]

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Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke Born January 12, 1729(1729-01-12) Dublin, Ireland Died July 9, 1797(1797-07-09) (aged 68) Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain Spouse Jane Mary Nugent Children Richard (1758) Christopher Father Richard Mother Mary Nagle Edmund Burke 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 […]

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Henry Clay

Associated Locations: Hanover County, Virginia Associated Dates: April 12, 1777 – Born Henry Clay 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. ”If any one desire to know the leading and […]

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Oliver Goldsmith

Associated Locations:  (disputed) Either Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland or Elphin, County Roscommon, Ireland Associated Dates: 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 […]

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John Wycliffe

Associated Locations: Ipreswell, Yorkshire Associated Dates: c. 1320 – christened December 31, 1384 (aged about 56) – John Wycliffe death May 4, 1415 – The Council of Constance decreed that Wycliffe’s books be burned and his remains be exhumed. The exhumation was carried out in 1428 when, at the command of Pope Martin V, his remains were […]

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Brigham Young’s Vision for Education

When establishing Brigham Young Academy, the forerunner of Brigham Young University, Brigham Young stated clearly his purpose in its endowment: “We have enough and to spare, at present in these mountains, of schools where young infidels are made because the teachers are so tender-footed that they dare not mention the principles of the gospel to […]

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Brigham Young Academy

What I know concerning God, concerning the earth, concerning government, I have received from the heavens, not alone through my natural ability, and I give God the glory and the praise. Men talk about what has been accomplished under my direction, and attribute it to my wisdom and ability; but it is all by the […]

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