Monthly Archives: August 2014

Orson Pratt’s Revelation

Orson Pratt When Orson was about 18 years old his soul was awakened unto God. He began to “pray very fervently, repenting of every sin. In the silent shades of night, while others were slumbering upon their pillows,” he said, … Continue reading

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Emily Hill Mills Woodmansee

Emily Hill Mills Woodmansee Emily was born in England in 1836. She grew up with an unusual interest in God. “I was much concerned about my eternal salvation,” she said, “and felt I would make any sacrifice to obtain it.” … Continue reading

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July 24, 1847

July 24, 1847 July 24, 1847 About 11:45 AM Brigham Young riding in the carriage of Wilford Woodruff entered the Salt Lake Valley for the first time. Wilford would later describe that he stopped there on the benchland and turned … Continue reading

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Thomas and Ann Karren

Thomas and Ann Karren Their’s was a remarkable love story. Ann Ratcliffe was born at Little Crosby, Lancashire, England. Her father, John, owned and operated a successful bakery. In time Ann worked in the bakery with him. Then her father … Continue reading

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