Charles Carroll

Charles Carroll (1737-1832) was born 19 Sep. 1737 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, British Colonial America. He was the son of Charles Carroll and Elizabeth Brooke. He married Mary Darnall on 5 Jun. 1768 in Annapolis. He died 14 Nov. 1832 in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., Maryland. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.


Charles Carroll of Carrollton (LK2K-8YK), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 13 Apr. 2022). Charles Carroll, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 13 Apr. 2022). Bradley J. Birzer, American Cicero The Life of Charles Carroll (Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2010). The Maryland Gazette, “Annapolis, June 9” (Maryland), 9 Jun. 1768, p. 2.

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  • Page 272

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    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 ...
    August 21, 1877