Library | Ellen G. White Estate

Events

  1. 76. Henry's Love for Music

    At Topsham, where the family would make their headquarters, they were joyfully welcomed by the Howlands. ...
  2. 77. James and Ellen Leaving for Massachusetts

    But James and Ellen White felt they must press on, so after a few days of relaxation in the comfortable Howland home, they left for Massachusetts. Adelia described their departure: ...
  3. 78. James Orders Books on Health

    When James and Ellen were in Boston, some three months later, James saw some books on health advertised in a periodical called the Voice of the Prophets, published by Elder J. V. Himes. ...
  4. 79. Henry: Death from Pneumonia

    In November 1863, Henry White, the oldest son of James and Ellen White, took sick with pneumonia. ...
  5. 80. Henry Ill with Pneumonia

    When on Friday, November 27, the parents reached Topsham, they found their three sons and Adelia waiting for them at the depot. ...
    01. December 1863
  6. 81. Funeral Services in Topsham and Battle Creek

    During the three months Henry and his brothers had been in Topsham he had made a number of acquaintances. ...
  7. 82. Living with Clarissa Bonfoey in the Belden's House

    Not long after this, when the Whites were in a quandary to know how to plan for their summer work, and Ellen was within two months of giving birth to their second child, they received a generous ...
    May 1849
  8. 83. Returning to Topsham

    Ellen White recounts: While in Brookfield, New York, Elder White received impressions from a dream, which led him to feel that all was not well with the children, and that ...
  9. 84. Loughborough and Bourdeau Working in California

    At the appropriate time, when White called for their word, the two brethren replied, "California, or nothing." White then called for $1,000 to buy a tent and start the mission. ...
    12. June 1868
  10. 86. Organization of the Work in Europe up to 1885

    It was in Switzerland that J. N. Andrews had begun his work in 1874 and started to publish as he was learning the French language. Here in Basel he died and was buried in 1883. ...
    1884
  11. 87. The Meeting in Bloomfield

    At the quarterly meeting that began in Bloomfield on April 24, Ellen urged the workers "not to pitch their tents in the smallest places." Writing to Edson and Emma about the meeting, she said, "W ...
    April 1874
  12. 88. Visiting Caroline Clough in Kansas

    It had been 25 years since Ellen had been with her older sister, Caroline Clough, who lived in Ottawa, Kansas."Why not stop and make a brief visit on our way to California?" This they did. ...
    1872
  13. 89. First Tent Meetings: Battle Creek

    Quite naturally James and Ellen White had a special interest in the tent that he and Loughborough pitched in Battle Creek. Meetings were advertised for Friday, June 2, to Sunday, June 4. ...
    02. June 1854
  14. 90. The Idea to Move the Review Office to Battle Creek

    Opportunity came in May for a hastily planned trip to Michigan where the brethren in Battle Creek were generally awake to the needs of the cause and eager to establish the Review office ...
    May 1855
  15. 91. The Vote for a Systematic Benevolence

    "Brethren Andrews, Frisbie, and White were chosen to prepare an address on Systematic Benevolence, founded on the declarations of Scripture (RH, Feb. 3, 1859). ...
    29. January 1859
  16. 92. The Meeting at Battle Creek

    James White did call for Andrews to come to Battle Creek for such a study, which was reported by J. N. Loughborough. Several workers, including J. N. ...
    January 1859
  17. 93. The Battle Creek Conference

    Because James White was eager to have the largest possible representation present for the consideration of plans for the financial support of the growing church, he placed several notices in the ...
    03. June 1859
  18. 94. Adopting a Denominational Name

    In order to own property legally a name needed to be chosen for the groups of Sabbathkeeping Adventists. ...
  19. 95. The Battle Creek Church Sets the Pace in Organizing

    Since the first steps had been taken in Battle Creek, in providing for the publishing work and having decided on a name, the members in Battle Creek were first to take the next step. ...
    04. October 1861
  20. 96. The Conference

    On Wednesday afternoon, May 20, twenty ministers and laymen assembled in Battle Creek to present their credentials. ...
    20. May 1863
  21. 97. Back in Battle Creek

    At Battle Creek later in the day they were met by friends and escorted to their home, which had been comfortably prepared for them. ...
    January 1866
  22. 98. Venturing a Tour to Northern Michigan

    The year following the Whites' return from Dansville was a "year of captivity." Ellen's attention was given almost wholly to James's care. ...
  23. 99. Disappointing Reception in Battle Creek

    Ellen and James were still ministering in Wright, Michigan. With the spring thaws, the roads were getting bad, making weekly visits to the churches difficult. ...
    16. March 1867
  24. 100. Attending the General Conference of 1867

    But they had hardly moved in when they returned to Battle Creek to attend the May 14 General Conference of 1867. ...
    14. May 1867

Events

Henry's Love for Music

James and Ellen Leaving for Massachusetts

James Orders Books on Health

Henry: Death from Pneumonia

Henry Ill with Pneumonia

Funeral Services in Topsham and Battle Creek

Living with Clarissa Bonfoey in the Belden's House

Returning to Topsham

Loughborough and Bourdeau Working in California

Ellen Visits the Churches in California

Organization of the Work in Europe up to 1885

The Meeting in Bloomfield

Visiting Caroline Clough in Kansas

First Tent Meetings: Battle Creek

The Idea to Move the Review Office to Battle Creek

The Vote for a Systematic Benevolence

The Meeting at Battle Creek

The Battle Creek Conference

Adopting a Denominational Name

The Battle Creek Church Sets the Pace in Organizing

The Conference

Back in Battle Creek

Venturing a Tour to Northern Michigan

Disappointing Reception in Battle Creek

Attending the General Conference of 1867

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