Francis Burney d'Arblay

13 Jun 1752 - 6 Jan 1840
Frances Burney d'Arblay (1752-1840) was christened 7 Jul. 1752 in Lynn, Norfolk, England. She was the daughter of Charles Burney and Esther Sleep. She married Alexandre Gabriel Pieuchard d'Arblay on 28 Jul. 1793 in Mickleham, Surrey, England, and they had one child. She died 6 Jan. 1840 in London, Middlesex, England. She was one of the eminent women for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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