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Early Black Adventists

Compiled by Benjamin Baker

This page features images of the earliest known black adherents to Millerism, Sabbatarian Adventism, and Seventh-day Adventism. Please contact us here about contributions to this page. 

Black Millerites (c. 1835-1870)

Black Seventh-day Adventists (c. 1845-1865)

Sojourner Truth

Truth lived with Millerite groups and attended and spoke at Millerite campmeetings. In her 1850 autobiography, she includes an extensive section titled "The Second Advent Doctrines."

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