The Martyrdom & the Quorum of the Twelve

Three months before the martyrdom of the Prophet  Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, orson hyde wrote: Before I went east on the 4th of April [1844] last, we were in council with Brother Joseph almost every day for weeks; said Brother Joseph in one of those councils, “There is something going to happen; I […]

Guardians of the Pioneer Heritage

This article originally appeared in Vol.55, No.1 (2008) of pioneer magazine. by Orson D. Wright, 1972 sup President THE HISTORY OF THE SONS OF UTAH PIONEERS On May 10,1869, the Union Pacific Railroad met the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Golden Spike was driven, marking the completion of the two railroads. This union gave Utah […]

BRYCE, Ebenezer

This article originally appeared in pioneer magazine, 2010 Vol.57 No.3 by Wendell A. Bryce ebenezer bryce was born in Dunblane, Perthsire, scotland, on November 17, 1830. His parents were Andrew Bryce and Janet Adams. Ebenezer was the third child of eight children. At 10 years Ebenezer began working in the shipyards. At 15 years he […]