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Sunday, November 5, 2023

October 22 News - 1844 - This second date, predicted by the Millerites for the Second Coming of Jesus, leads to the Great Disappointment.

Welcome to our blog, where we embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the rich tapestry of history and genealogy.  In this edition, we'll delve into the treasure trove of historical news articles dated October 22, unearthing stories that resonate with genealogists and history enthusiasts alike.  From local happenings to global events, we'll uncover the stories that shaped the lives of our ancestors, providing valuable insights for those on a quest to discover their roots.  So, grab your magnifying glass and step into the past as we unravel the October 22 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.

    1844 - October 22 – This second date, predicted by the Millerites for the Second Coming of Jesus, leads to the Great Disappointment.

    William Miller is perhaps the most famous false prophet in history. In the 1840s he began to preach about the world's end, saying Jesus Christ would return for the long-awaited Second Coming and that Earth would be engulfed in fire sometime between March 21, 1843, and March 21, 1844.

    When Miller's prediction didn't come to be, Miller changed the date to Oct. 22. When Oct. 23 rolled around, his loyal followers explained it away yet again and went on to form the Seventh-day Adventist... Read MORE...
    October 22, 1844

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    Scranton, Pennsylvania
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    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    Vermicelli Pudding

    Two ounces of vermicelli, three-quarters of a pint of milk, quarter of a pint of cream, one ounce and a half of butter, two eggs, one ounce and a half of sugar; boil the vermicelli in the milk until tender, then stir in the...Read MORE...

    The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, November 9, 1881
    North Adams, Massachusetts, USA


    North Adams, Mass., Oct. 21. - A terrible accident to a caboose containing working men belonging to the North Adams freight yard occurred this morning in which 27 men were injured, several of them fatally. About 6:30 o'clock this morning Engineer CHARLES WELLS and Fireman JOSEPH BOSLEY left the North Adams depot on the engine Deerfield, of the State Road, pushing a caboose loaded with 25 men, who were going to work at different places near Zoar and Charlemont. The parties in the car included... Read MORE...

    The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 22, 1882

    1870  In the case of Miss Barston, the school teacher stoned to death by four of her pupils, at Canton, Mass., the Coroner's jury have rendered a verdict of death from disease, accelerated by the assault made upon her.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1870  Coal mines are now being worked in seven counties of Kansas.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1870  Many fields of tobacco up the Cayuga Valley, N. Y., it is reported, will yield a handsome second crop.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    1870  Halifax, Mass., seems not to be a thriving place. It is eighteen years since the last new house was built.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan

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    America - Did you know?

     In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the “United States of the Earth.”


    Quebec - Did you know?

     About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number, 27,000 arrived alive... All in all of the 27,000 immigrants, 14,000, or a little more than half, settled in New France.

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    Died October 22


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