Sarah Creagh Curran

Sarah Creagh Curran (abt. 1755-1844) was born about 1755 in Ireland. She was the daughter of Richard Creagh. She married John Philpot Curran in 1774 in Cloyne, Co. Cork, Ireland, and they had ten children. She died 18 Dec. 1844 in Westminster, 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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