Arthur Middleton (1742-1787) was born 26 Jun. 1742 in St. Andrew's Parish, Berkeley Co., South Carolina, British Colonial America. He was the son of Henry Middleton and Mary Baker Williams. He married Mary Izard in 1764 in South Carolina, British Colonial America. He died 1 Jan. 1787 in Charleston, Charleston Co., South Carolina. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.
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Excerpt:August 21, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 21, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff went to the Temple of the Lord this morning and was Baptized for 100 persons who were dead including the signers of the Declaration of Independance all except John Hancock and [William Floyd] I was Baptized for the following names [FIGURES] [FIGURE] William Hooper Benjamin Franklin Joseph Hewes John Morton John Penn George Cliymer Button ...Dates:August 21, 1877