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Ellen G. White

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White

Profession: Christian Pioneer

United States of America

Biography: Considered a somewhat controversial figure, her reports of visionary experiences and use of other sources in her writings comprise much of the controversy. She formed what is now known as the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Her writings covered creationism, agriculture, theology, evangelism, Christian lifestyle, education and health.

Born: November 26, 1827
Birthplace: Gorham, Maine, United States
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: July 16, 1915 (aged 87)

Married Life

  • 1846-08-30 Author and Christian pioneer Ellen G. White (18) weds preacher James Springer White (25) in Portland, Maine

Historical Events

  • 1842-06-26 Ellen G. White is baptized by John Hobart in Portland, Maine
  • 1858-03-14 Ellen G. White receives a vision while attending a funeral service in Lovett's Grove, near¬†Bowling Green, Ohio

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