Thora Antonetta Lofgreen

Brief Life History of Thora Antonetta

When Thora Antonetta Lofgreen was born on 27 September 1902, in Saint David, Cochise, Arizona, United States, her father, Edward Theodore Lofgreen, was 23 and her mother, Rebecca Pederson, was 24. She married John Buxton Barr on 24 April 1933, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 18 May 1976, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Buxton Barr
1904–1990
Thora Antonetta Lofgreen
1902–1976
Marriage: 24 April 1933
Nettie Rebecca Barr
1934–2023
John Lofgreen Barr
1940–2023
David Alexander Barr
1942–1990

Sources (55)

  • Thora Barr, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thora Lofgreen Barr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Thora A Lofgreen, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.

1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Löfgreen): variant of Löfgren (see Lofgren ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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