Sarah Barnard Faraday

7 Jan 1800 - 6 Jan 1879
Sarah Barnard Faraday (1800-1879) was born 7 Jan. 1800 in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. She was the daughter of Edward Barnard and Mary Boosey. She married Michael Faraday on 12 Jun. 1821 in London, Middlesex, England. She died 6 Jan. 1879 in Islington, 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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