- Birth Date
- 17 August 1824
- Death Date
- 17 March 1898
Sophie Catherine Wilhelmine Petersen
Sophie Catherine Wilhelmine Clawn
Sophie also had a son Thomas, born 19 October 1848, who died aboard the ship Thornton on 2 June 1956. The surname is spelled "Peterson" on the manifest of the ship Thornton, the Deseret News roster of the Willie Company, and the Josiah Rogerson account published in the Salt Lake Herald. Some sources list their surname as "Pedersen."
In 1857 Sophie married Albert Smith, and in the 1860 Utah census, the children are all listed with the surname of "Smith."
- Age at Departure: 31
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census.
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 224.
- Rogerson, Josiah, Sr., "Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children Crossed the Wilderness Afoot," Salt Lake Tribune, 4 January 1914.
- Rogerson, Josiah. "Captain J. G. Willie's Or, the Fourth Handcart Company of 1856 [No. 1]," Salt Lake Herald, 15 December 1907, .