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Will Otis Palmer, a leader in the publishing field and a pioneer mission worker to the African American population in the southern United States, was born in Michigan in September 1865 to Charles C. and Cornelia A. (Sexton) Palmer.

Thomas Preble was the first American Adventist preacher to accept the seventh-day Sabbath. His writings about the seventh-day Sabbath played a crucial role in the acceptance of the Sabbath doctrine by Joseph Bates, J. B. Cook, J. N. Andrews, and other early Sabbatarians. He subsequently abandoned his belief in the seventh-day Sabbath but remained an adherent to the Second Advent message.

Annie Rebekah Smith was a gifted writer, editor, and artist who devoted her abilities to the early publishing work of what would become the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

​Cyrenius and Mary Smith were early Sabbatarian Adventists converted by Joseph Bates. Cyrenius was a farmer and, later, worked as a carpenter.

Thaddeus M. (1827-1907) and Myrta E. (Wells) Steward (1832-1928) became active in the Sabbatarian Adventist cause during the early 1850s and were associated in ministry with a number of the movement’s leaders such as Ellen and James White, Joseph Bates, J. N. Andrews, Uriah Smith, J. N. Loughborough, and J. H. Waggoner.

​The Northern New England Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Atlantic Union Conference.

​There are many anomalies around the alignment of the days of the week with the international date line. This continues to cause concern for Seventh-day Adventists and their worship on the seventh day of the week.

John Byington was a circuit-riding preacher, abolitionist, and first General Conference president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Alfred Sloan Hutchins was one of the first three ordained Sabbatarian Adventist ministers, early Adventist administrator, and author of numerous articles in church periodicals.

Henry and Deborah Lyon were early Sabbatarian Adventist converts and philanthropists. In 1854, they sold their farm so that they could contribute funds for James and Ellen White to establish the publishing work in Battle Creek, Michigan. The Lyons relocated to Battle Creek and became charter members of the first Sabbath-keeping Adventist congregation in that community.

The Messenger Party originated during the early 1850s in Jackson, Michigan.

​The Southern Academy of Seventh-day Adventists is a privately-run, co-educational secondary school for students eleven to nineteen years of age, located just outside San Fernando, South Trinidad, along the Palmiste Branch Road, Duncan Village La Romain. It is one of four Adventist secondary schools in the country, with a constituency that stretches from Guayaguayare in the south east to Cedros in the south west, as well as much of central Trinidad.

South Caribbean Conference is part of Caribbean Union Conference in the Inter-America Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

​Sarah A. Hallock Lindsey was a licensed Seventh-day Adventist minister who engaged in evangelistic and pastoral ministry with her husband, John Lindsey, in northern Pennsylvania and southern New York state during the late 1860s and in the 1870s.

​Wolcott Hackley Littlejohn served the Seventh-day Adventist Church during its early years as an influential writer, speaker, and administrator. Throughout these years of service, Littlejohn had from near to total blindness and accomplished his work through the eyes and hands of various assistants.

Sands Harvey Lane was an evangelist, missionary to the British Isles, and conference president in Indiana, New York and Illinois.

George Leighton Sterling, pioneer missionary evangelist, who established the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Cook Islands and the Marquesas Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean, serving there for thirty years, and also for 12 years in New Zealand and Australia, a total of 42 years, followed by 18 years continued dedication in retirement.

​William Gifford was a manufacturer in the New England shipping industry whose life was remarkable both for its longevity and for prioritizing radical causes such as abolitionism and Adventism over business success.

​Dr. Sanford P. S. Edwards was prominent in Adventist medical missionary work during the first decade of the 20th century. Despite debilitating health problems that prevented him from sustaining full-time labor after 1908, he found a variety of ways to continue enhancing the mission of the church and the well-being of society.

Elon and Anna Everts were early Millerite Adventists who were among the first Sabbatarian Adventists in Vermont. Elon is considered the one to have coined the term “investigative judgment” in connection to Sabbatarian Adventists. He was also one of the first Sabbatarian Adventist ministers to be ordained in 1853.

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