John Philpot Curran

24 Jul 1750 - 14 Oct 1817
John Philpot Curran (1750-1817) was born 24 Jul. 1750 in Newmarket, Co. Cork, Ireland. He was the son of James Curran and Sarah Philpot. He married Sarah Creagh in 1774 in Cloyne, Co. Cork, Ireland. He died 14 Oct. 1817 in Brompton, Middlesex, England. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

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