History: Florence Thora Harper

Florence Thora Harper was born in the covenant on 26 February 1892 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United states to Charles Benjamin Harper, age 43, and Harriet Gibbons, age 40. She was the 9th of 9 children, and the 5th of 5 daughters, born to the couple. Her older siblings were: Charles Benjamin, Jr., born 25 May 1873; Sarah Elizabeth, born 31 May 1877; Jacob Ray, born 31 May 1877; Harriet Rosabell, born 16 February 1879; Abraham Lee, born 17 October 1881; Grace Viola, born 24 January 1884; Margaret Rose, born 23 April 1886l and Clifton Hyrum, born 9 December 1888, also in Pleasant Grove. Sadly, Jacob Ray died on 9 August 1877, when he was only 2 months 9 days old and Harriet Rosabell died at the age of 4 on 10 February 1884.

Florence Thora was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, when she was 8 years old, on 3 March 1900.

Florence Thora’s Mother died at the age of 71 on 30 October 1922 in Pleasant Grove. Florence Thora was 30 years old at the time.

On 4 December 1924, when Florence Thora was 32 years old, she completed her initiatory and endowment ordinances for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

When Florence Thora was 39 years old, his sister, Sarah Elizabeth, died at the age of 56 on 26 May 1931 in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States.

Florence Thora’s Father died at the age of 84 on 29 October 1933 in Pleasant Grove. Florence Thora was 41 years old at the time.

Florence Thora died at the age of 52 on 9 August 1944 in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. She was buried 13 August 1944 at Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Her plot is A-05-005-02.

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