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The Millerite Movement

The Millerite Movement

The Millerite Movement (1830 - 1845) consisted of tens of thousands of people primarily in the northeastern United States awaiting the soon return of Jesus Christ to earth.

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  1. The Millerite Movement

  2. The Millerite Movement (1830-1845) consisted of tens of thousands of

    people primarily in the northeastern United States awaiting the soon return of Jesus Christ to earth.
  3. William Miller (1782-1849) Leader of a movement (peak 1835-1844) proclaiming

    the imminent and literal return of Jesus.
  4. Lucy Phoebe Smith Miller Married William Miller in 1803 and

    was his greatest supporter.
  5. Joshua V. Himes (1805-1895) One of the premier figures in

    Millerism, its organizer and media relations expert.
  6. Photo of a Millerite campmeeting

  7. Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) Abolitionist, activist, and prominent adherent to the

    teaching of Christ`s coming.
  8. Charles Fitch (1805-1844) Effective preacher of Christ`s coming, Fitch designed

    the 1843 chart and famously issued the call to lcome out of Babylon.z
  9. Millerite Great Tent first pitched at Concord, NH, August 1842

  10. William Still (1821-1902) Active abolitionist and writer who fervently believed

    in the soon advent of Jesus.
  11. Angelina Grimke (1805-1879) Activist, abolitionist, and Millerite.

  12. Joseph Wolff (1795-1862) Contemporary of William Miller, mighty preacher of

    the second advent.
  13. Frederick Douglas (1818-1895) Abolitionist and orator who looked for the

    second coming. Daughter became a Seventh-day Adventist.
  14. 1844 prophecy chart used by Millerite preachers

  15. Josiah Litch (1809-1886) First well-known minister to accept Millerite teachings,

    was a vital figure in the movement.
  16. Cartoon mocking Millerites

  17. George Storrs (1796-1879) Millerite who published booklet on conditional immortality,

    a teaching Seventh-day Adventists later adopted.
  18. William Foy (1818-1893) Black Millerite minister who had four visions

    between 1842-1844. Featured is his booklet recounting the first two visions.
  19. Robert Harmon (1786-1866) Took stand for Millerite beliefs (with his

    family including daughter Ellen White) and was disfellowshipped from Methodist Church.
  20. Samuel Snow (1806-1870) Millerite minister who first posited that Christ

    would come on October 22, 1844.
  21. Ascension Rock, where many Millerites waited for the appearance of

    Christ on October 22-23, 1844.