Category: Timeline

Account of Zelph 0

Account of Zelph

Zelph was a white Lamanite, warrior and chieftain under the great prophet Onandagus. He was killed in battle by the arrow, which was found among his ribs, during the last great struggle of the Lamanites and...

Benjamin Harrison 0

Benjamin Harrison

Associated Locations: Charles City County, Virginia Associated Dates: April 5, 1726 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Benjamin Harrison...

Amerigo Vespucci 0

Amerigo Vespucci

Associated Locations: Florence, Republic of Florence, in present-day Italy Associated Dates: March 9, 1454 – Born Amerigo Vespucci is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day Saint, LDS) on...

Manti Temple 0

Manti Temple

Associated Locations: Manti, Utah Associated Dates: May 21, 1888 – Dedicated Providential Importance in History Franklin D. Richards “When we dedicated the Temple at Manti, many of the brethren and sisters saw the presence...

William Floyd 0

William Floyd

Associated Locations: Brookhaven, Long Island Associated Dates: December 17, 1734 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Wales, in Great...

Washington Irving 0

Washington Irving

Associated Locations: New York City, New York Associated Dates: April 3, 1783 – Born Washington Irving is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August...

William Wordsworth 0

William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth 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...

John C. Calhoun 0

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...

Richard Stockton 0

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...

George Read 0

George Read

Associated Locations: Cecil County, Maryland – Birthplace Associated Dates: September 18, 1733 – Born

Christopher Columbus 1

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....

Frances Burney D’Arblay 1

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...

John Wesley 1

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...

Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson 1

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...

Edmund Burke 0

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...

Henry Clay 0

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....

Oliver Goldsmith 1

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...

Ancient Zarahemla 0

Ancient Zarahemla

Zarahemla in Iowa Is Zarahemla across the river from Nauvoo, IL? D&C 125:3 Let them build up a city unto my name upon the land opposite the city of Nauvoo, and let the name...

John Hart 1

John Hart

Associated Locations: New Jersey Associated Dates: 1711 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. One of the most unbending patriots...

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Wilford Woodruff

Read about Wilford Woodruff in the interesting story the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff Early Life Wilford Woodruff was born to Aphek Woodruff and Beulah Thompson.  Of his father he wrote, “He never made any profession of...

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Joseph Smith

Associated Locations: Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois – Location where Joseph Smith was martyred Sharon, Vermont – Birthplace Associated Dates: June 27, 1844 – Day of Martyrdom December 23, 1805 – Joseph Smith birth April–June...

Independence, Missouri 1

Independence, Missouri

Associated Locations: Temple Lot, Independence, Missouri Providential Importance in History Independence, Jackson County, Missouri is the location of the Garden of Eden.The location of the Garden of Eden in America, and at Independence, Missouri,...

Jane Austen 0

Jane Austen

Associated Locations: Steventon Rectory, Hampshire, England Associated Dates: December 16, 1775 – Born Resources Audio Books Pride and Prejudice Emma Sense and Sensibility Persuasion Northanger Abbey Mansfield Park E-books Emma Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey Persuasion...

Joseph Smith Sr. 0

Joseph Smith Sr.

Associated Locations: Topsfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay Associated Dates: July 12, 1771 – Born “He was more than ordinarily prepossessing in personal appearance. His kind, affable, dignified and unassuming manner naturally inspired strangers with feelings...

William Whipple 0

William Whipple

Associated Locations: Kittery, Maine, USA Associated Dates: January 14, 1730 – 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...

Sir Edward Gibbon 1

Sir Edward Gibbon

Sir Edward Gibbon Born 27 April 1737 Putney, England, Great Britain Died 16 January 1794 (aged 56) London, England, Great Britain       Associated Locations: Putney, Surrey, England Associated Dates: May 8, 1737 –...

Mission To The “Lamanites” 0

Mission To The “Lamanites”

Missions to the “Lamanites”? D&C 28:8 – September 1830 “And now, behold, I say unto you that you shall go unto the Lamanites and preach my gospel unto them.: Almost as soon as the...

Samuel Huntington 0

Samuel Huntington

Associated Locations: Windham, Connecticut Associated Dates: July 16, 1731 – 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....

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin 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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Thomas Nelson

Associated Locations: Yorktown, Virginia Associated Dates: December 26, 1738 – Born Thomas Nelson is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting...

Captain Jefferson Hunt 0

Captain Jefferson Hunt

Associated Locations: Bracken County, Kentucky Associated Dates: January 20, 1803 – Born

Sir Walter Scott 0

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott 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...

Samuel Johnson 0

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....

George Taylor 0

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...

Camillo de Cavour 0

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...

Robert Treat Paine 1

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...

Daniel Webster 0

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...

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller 0

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...

Edward G. Lytton-Bulwer 0

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...

Adam 0

Adam

Adam (17 Oct 4070 BC – 26 Sept 3071 BC) was the first man of all men, and was the first flesh on this earth. He brought about the fall of man. He is...

Christian Persecution under Valerian 0

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...

Frederick the Great 1

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...

Galileo 0

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...

Lewis Morris 0

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...

Salt Lake Temple 0

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...

Abraham Clark 1

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...