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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Whitmer

Whitmer was born near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the fourth of nine children of Peter Whitmer, Sr. and Mary Musselman. Whitmer's ancestry on both sides of his family were German, and the family spoke with a German accent. His grandfather was George Witmer, who was born in Prussia, and his great-grandfather was born ...

eom.byu.edu/index.php/Whitmer,_David

May 27, 2011 ... David Whitmer was born to Peter Whitmer, Sr., and Mary Musselman Whitmer near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on January 7, 1805. In 1809 the family moved to Fayette, New York, where they worked a large farm. He learned about the Book of Mormon from Oliver Cowdery, who was scribe for Joseph Smith ...

www.lds.org/ensign/1979/08/the-whitmers-a-family-that-nourished-the-church?lang=eng

Shortly before 1810 the Peter Whitmer family had moved from Pennsylvania to the New York farmlands of Fayette township. A reporter who contacted the David Whitmer family in 1885 learned enough about Peter Whitmer, Sr., to characterize him as “a hard-working, God-fearing man, a strict Presbyterian [who] brought his  ...

www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/david-whitmer

INTERIM CONTENT. Photograph, unknown photographer, circa 1855. ( Community of Christ Library-Archives,. David Whitmer Photograph, unknown photographer, circa 1855. (Community of Christ Library-Archives, Independence, MO.) Photograph, Jacob T. Hicks, circa 1865. (Church History Library, Salt. Gender: Male ...

www.lds.org/ensign/1989/02/true-to-the-book-of-mormon-the-whitmers?lang=eng

Few families have had greater impact on the Church than the Peter Whitmer, Sr., family. More members of their family saw the gold plates than any other family, including the Joseph Smith, Sr., family. One son, David Whitmer, saw the gold plates, the Urim and Thummim, the Liahona, the breastplate, the sword of Laban, and ...

www.mormonthink.com/whitmerrandyj.htm

All who refused to take this oath were considered dissenters from the church, and certain things were to be done concerning these dissenters, by Dr. Avard's secret band." And note Rigdon's written threat: "To Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, John Whitmer, William W. Phelps, and Lyman E. Johnson, greeting: Out of the ...

mormonhistoricsites.org/david-whitmer-grave-richmond-ray-county-missouri

David Whitmer's name will forever be associated with the Book of Mormon as one of the Three Witnesses to the truthfulness of that volume. As a friend of Oliver Cowdery, David was an eyewitness to many of the earliest key events in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Each of the Three Witnesses ...

historyofmormonism.com/2014/01/09/david-whitmer-struggled-faith-deny-book-mormon

Jan 9, 2014 ... David Whitmer was born January 7, 1805, near Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. While he was young, his parents, Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman, moved to western New York. A reporter who met his father in 1885 wrote that Peter raised his family as “a hard-working, God-fearing man, ...

www.fairmormon.org/answers/Book_of_Mormon/Witnesses/David_Whitmer

Summary: David Whitmer, one of the Book of Mormon's Three Witnesses, said "If you believe my testimony to the Book of Mormon; if you believe that God spake to ... All who refused to take this oath were considered dissenters from the church, and certain things were to be done concerning these dissenters, by Dr. Avard's ...