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400 People of Church History


David W. Patten

Written by Barton Golding

Q: David W. Patten is mentioned in D&C 114:1; 124:19, 130.  What kind of a man was David W. Patten and what wish did he have that was fulfilled at...

William W. Phelps

Written by Barton Golding

Q: William Wines Phelps is mentioned in D&C 55; 57:11-12; 58:40-41; 61: Introduction; 67: Introduction; 70:1; 85: Introduction. What was one of the most famous publications printed on his press?...

Orson Pratt

Written by Barton Golding

Q: Orson Pratt is mentioned in D&C 34; 52:26; 75:14; 124:129; 136:13. How old was Orson Pratt when he was ordained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles? How did...

Parley P. Pratt

Written by Barton Golding

Q: Parley P. Pratt is mentioned in D&C 32; 4; 50:37; 52:26; 97:3-5; 103:30, 37; 124:129. What were the words spoken by the Prophet Joseph in the Richmond, Missouri jail...

Zera Pulsipher

Written by Barton Golding

Q: Zera Pulsipher is mentioned in D&C 124:138. Did Zera have something to do with the conversion of Wilford Woodruff and the settlement of the town of Hebron, Utah? A:...

Charles C. Rich

Written by Barton Golding

Q: Charles C. Rich is mentioned in D&C 124:132. How many years did he serve as an apostle in the Council of the Twelve Apostles? Is St. Charles, Rich County...

Willard Richards

Written by Barton Golding

Q: Willard Richards is mentioned in D&C 118:6; 124:129; and 135:2. What was the Prophet Joseph’s prophecy pertaining to Willard Richards that was literally fulfilled at Carthage? Were Brigham Young...

Shadrach Roundy

Written by Barton Golding

Question: Shadrach Roundy is mentioned in D&C 124:141. Why did the Propeht Joseph invoke the blessings of the Lord upon Shadrach? How many times did Shadrach cross the plains to...

Lyman Royal Sherman

Written by Barton Golding

Question: Lyman Royal Sherman is mentioned in the D&C 108. Who was Lyman R. Sherman and what special gift did he receive when he was baptized? What happened to his...