Thora Sophia Petersen  ‎(I17)‎
Given Names: Thora Sophia
Surname: Petersen

Gender: FemaleFemale
      

Birth: 22 September 1893 33 27 Krogerup, Sorø, Denmark
Death: 12 June 1990 ‎(Age 96)‎ Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth Birth 22 September 1893 33 27 Krogerup, Sorø, Denmark

Christening Christening 7 December 1903 ‎(Age 10)‎
Immigration 11 November 1905 ‎(Age 12)‎ Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA

Kristine Petersen w/children on passenger listKristine Petersen w/children on passenger list

Note: The SS Arabic sailed from Liverpool on 3 Nov 1905 and arrived in Boston 11 Nov 1905



SS ArabicSS Arabic

Show Details Note: Arabic ‎(2)‎, White Star Line steamship
Picture of the S/S Arabic ‎(2)‎, from an old postcard

Tonnage of 15,801 tons gross, 14,368 under deck and 10,062 net. She had one funnel, four masts, 4 decks and was fitted with electric light and refrigerating machinery. She had twin screws and quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 30,43, 63 & 89 inches diameter each pair and stroke 60 inches. The engines delivered 1,228 nominal horsepower which gave the ship a speed of 16 knots. The engine was built by Harland & Wolff.

She was laid down as the MINNEWASKA for the Atlantic Transport Line. She was taken over by White Star Line while building and was launched as the ARABIC on 18th Dec. 1902. Her maiden voyage started on 26th June 1903 when she left Liverpool forNew York. On 14th Apr. 1905 she commenced her first Liverpool - Boston voyage and on 20th June 1907 resumed Liverpool - New York sailings. She returned to the Liverpool - Boston route on 1st Aug. 1911 and in 1913 her 1st class accommodation wasreclas sified as 2nd class. Resumed Liverpool - New York voyages on 23rd Dec.1914 and on 19th Aug. 1915 was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U.24, while off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland with the loss of 44 lives. Call sign: VCNQ.Official r egistration #: 118023



Death Death 12 June 1990 ‎(Age 96)‎ Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, USA

Burial Burial 16 June 1990 ‎(4 days after death)‎ Murry, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Cemetery Cemetery: Murray City Cemetery
Address:
5490 So Vine Street
Murray, UT. 84157-0520


Show Details Note: Obituary - Deseret News - Thursday, June 14, 1990

Edition: Metro
Page: B15

Thora Sophia Petersen Young Larsen, age 96, died June 12, 1990 in Sandy, Utah.
She was born Sept. 22, 1893 in Krogerup, Soro, Denmark to Peter and Krestine Petersen Petersen. On June 25, 1913 she married John Samuel Young in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Sam preceded her in death in 1920. She married John Larsen in Salt LakeCit y, Utah in 1941. John died in 1948. At the age of 12, Thora immigrated to America in 1905. Thora served as Relief Society president of the Salt Lake 14th Ward and sang in the Mothers Chorus of the Tabernacle. In 1963 she retired as cafeteria mana ger at the Salt Lake Temple where she enjoyed working and was privileged to serve dinner to the Prophet and Apostles each week. Survivors: Daughter, Mrs. Francis ‎(Afton Y.)‎ Cox, Sacramento, California; Daughter-in-law, Barbara S. Young, Midvale;g randchildren, Kaye Newton, John Cox, both Sacramento, California; Vicki Ann Schafer, Butler, Pennsylvania; Barbara Jean Hardman, Midvale; Howard Samuel Young, El Paso, Texas; 16 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-granchildren. Preceded in d eath by a son, Jay Samuel Young.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 16, 1990, at 10 a.m. in the Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, where friends may call Friday, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, one hour prior to services. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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Parents Family  (F6)
Peter Petersen
1860 - 1947
Kristine Petersen
1866 - 1940
Jens Christian Otto Petersen
1885 - 1937
Niels Christian Petersen
1887 - 1943
Mary Kristine Petersen
1891 - 1969
Thora Sophia Petersen
1893 - 1990
Helga Dagmar Petersen
1896 - 1984
Anna Albertine Petersen
1900 - 1970
Dagny Fernanda Petersen
1903 - 1973
Astrid Laura Margrete Petersen
1905 - 1967
Joseph Hyrum Petersen
1908 - 1981
Effie Lyla Petersen
1910 - 1910

Immediate Family  (F319)
Private
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Notes
Burial Obituary - Deseret News - Thursday, June 14, 1990

Edition: Metro
Page: B15

Thora Sophia Petersen Young Larsen, age 96, died June 12, 1990 in Sandy, Utah.
She was born Sept. 22, 1893 in Krogerup, Soro, Denmark to Peter and Krestine Petersen Petersen. On June 25, 1913 she married John Samuel Young in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Sam preceded her in death in 1920. She married John Larsen in Salt LakeCit y, Utah in 1941. John died in 1948. At the age of 12, Thora immigrated to America in 1905. Thora served as Relief Society president of the Salt Lake 14th Ward and sang in the Mothers Chorus of the Tabernacle. In 1963 she retired as cafeteria mana ger at the Salt Lake Temple where she enjoyed working and was privileged to serve dinner to the Prophet and Apostles each week. Survivors: Daughter, Mrs. Francis ‎(Afton Y.)‎ Cox, Sacramento, California; Daughter-in-law, Barbara S. Young, Midvale;g randchildren, Kaye Newton, John Cox, both Sacramento, California; Vicki Ann Schafer, Butler, Pennsylvania; Barbara Jean Hardman, Midvale; Howard Samuel Young, El Paso, Texas; 16 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-granchildren. Preceded in d eath by a son, Jay Samuel Young.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 16, 1990, at 10 a.m. in the Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, where friends may call Friday, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, one hour prior to services. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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SS ArabicSS Arabic  ‎(M54)‎
Type: Card


Show Details Note: Arabic ‎(2)‎, White Star Line steamship
Picture of the S/S Arabic ‎(2)‎, from an old postcard

Tonnage of 15,801 tons gross, 14,368 under deck and 10,062 net. She had one funnel, four masts, 4 decks and was fitted with electric light and refrigerating machinery. She had twin screws and quadruple expansion engines with 8 cylinders of 30,43, 63 & 89 inches diameter each pair and stroke 60 inches. The engines delivered 1,228 nominal horsepower which gave the ship a speed of 16 knots. The engine was built by Harland & Wolff.

She was laid down as the MINNEWASKA for the Atlantic Transport Line. She was taken over by White Star Line while building and was launched as the ARABIC on 18th Dec. 1902. Her maiden voyage started on 26th June 1903 when she left Liverpool forNew York. On 14th Apr. 1905 she commenced her first Liverpool - Boston voyage and on 20th June 1907 resumed Liverpool - New York sailings. She returned to the Liverpool - Boston route on 1st Aug. 1911 and in 1913 her 1st class accommodation wasreclas sified as 2nd class. Resumed Liverpool - New York voyages on 23rd Dec.1914 and on 19th Aug. 1915 was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U.24, while off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland with the loss of 44 lives. Call sign: VCNQ.Official r egistration #: 118023


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Kristine Petersen w/children on passenger listKristine Petersen w/children on passenger list  ‎(M53)‎
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Note: The SS Arabic sailed from Liverpool on 3 Nov 1905 and arrived in Boston 11 Nov 1905
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Family with Parents
Father
Peter Petersen ‎(I7)‎
Birth 3 May 1860 53 31 Vester Bråby, Sorø, Denmark
Death 6 July 1947 ‎(Age 87)‎ Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
6 years
Mother
 
Kristine Petersen ‎(I8)‎
Birth 12 April 1866 42 43 Slaglille, Sorø, Denmark
Death 8 May 1940 ‎(Age 74)‎ Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA

Marriage: 19 January 1885 -- Bråby, Sorø, Denmark
9 months
#1
Brother
Jens Christian Otto Petersen ‎(I3)‎
Birth 4 November 1885 25 19 Bråby, Sorø, Denmark
Death 29 September 1937 ‎(Age 51)‎ Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
19 months
#2
Brother
Niels Christian Petersen ‎(I11)‎
Birth 13 June 1887 27 21 Bråby, Sorø, Denmark
Death 11 May 1943 ‎(Age 55)‎ Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
4 years
#3
Sister
Mary Kristine Petersen ‎(I13)‎
Birth 14 March 1891 30 24 Krogerup, Sorø, Denmark
Death 29 June 1969 ‎(Age 78)‎ Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, USA
3 years
#4
Thora Sophia Petersen ‎(I17)‎
Birth 22 September 1893 33 27 Krogerup, Sorø, Denmark
Death 12 June 1990 ‎(Age 96)‎ Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
3 years
#5
Sister
Helga Dagmar Petersen ‎(I10)‎
Birth 30 July 1896 36 30 Stenlille, Sorø, Denmark
Death 19 August 1984 ‎(Age 88)‎ Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
4 years
#6
Sister
Anna Albertine Petersen ‎(I14)‎
Birth 30 April 1900 39 34 Bråby, Sorø, Denmark
Death 8 November 1970 ‎(Age 70)‎ Wendell, Gooding, Idaho, USA
3 years
#7
Sister
Dagny Fernanda Petersen ‎(I15)‎
Birth 23 February 1903 42 36 Braaby, Holme, Sorø, Denmark
Death 16 January 1973 ‎(Age 69)‎ Escondido, San Diego, California, USA
2 years
#8
Sister
Astrid Laura Margrete Petersen ‎(I16)‎
Birth 20 March 1905 44 38 Bråby Graslodder, Sorø, Denmark
Death 13 September 1967 ‎(Age 62)‎ Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA
3 years
#9
Brother
Joseph Hyrum Petersen ‎(I12)‎
Birth 12 May 1908 48 42 South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Death 14 May 1981 ‎(Age 73)‎
2 years
#10
Sister
Effie Lyla Petersen ‎(I9)‎
Birth 21 October 1910 50 44 West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Death 23 October 1910 ‎(Age 2 days)‎ West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Family with Private
Husband
Thora Sophia Petersen ‎(I17)‎
Birth 22 September 1893 33 27 Krogerup, Sorø, Denmark
Death 12 June 1990 ‎(Age 96)‎ Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, USA