After the world did not end on this date--the "Great Disappointment"--the Millerites
fragmented into various groups each with its own explanation and alternative dates, as always happens in these situations.
The focus of the newspaper shifted from Millerite
accounts of shared frustration to observations that both praised and criticized Shakerism.
Michigan, too, was touched by the Millerite
excitement and, despite the Great Disappointment, a few of its citizens steadfastly retained their confidence in Miller's prophecies.
Burt also identifies unpublished letters from or about Clemons in the manuscript collections of Aurora University and the Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS), and relevant Millerite
periodicals at the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), Loma Linda University, Aurora University, and MHS ("Emily C.
William Miller's deciphering of the "prophetic arithmetic" was a major apocalyptic supplement to the canon and a primary factor in determining the pattern of the Christian life for Millerites
and subsequently Seventh-Day Adventists, the followers of Ellen White.
A lot of Millerites
had to rebuild their lives after Judgement Day didn't occur (much as the Family Radio crowd will have to), but it wasn't easy.
Like Camping's followers in 2011, the Millerites
were a Christian sect who believed in a definitive 'Doomsday,' which in their case was October 22, 1844.
Dick, "The Millerite
Movement, 1830-1845," in Land, Adventism in America, 16-17.
One of these was the Millerite
debacle he witnessed as a boy.
2:00 Cory Mattern (MiSU) ON THE FORMATION OF BROWN MILLERITE
VIA THERMAL ROUTES
He is the Abolitionist, the Anti-mason, the Millerite
, the Woman Suffragist, the Spiritualist, the Mormon, of Western New York.
The South Wales Coalfield is very rich in minerals and is perhaps most famous for its gold needles of Millerite