Anna Brownell Murphy Jameson

13 May 1797 - 18 Mar 1860
Anna Brownell Murphy Jameson (1794-1860) was born 17 May 1794 in Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland. She was the daughter of Denis Brownell Murphy and Johanna Bird. She married Robert Sympson Jameson on 9 Jul. 1825 in London, Middlesex, England. She died 17 Mar. 1860 in London. She was one of the eminent women for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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