Miss Pieta Sofia Ilmakangas

Miss Pieta Sofia Ilmakangas, 25, lived in Paavola, Oulu, Finland with her mother Beata Sofia Ilmakangas, she was unmarried.

In 1912 Pieta's sister Ida Ilmakangas, who had been in America for 7 years, came to Finland to take Pieta to her new home. They travelled from Paavola to Southampton where they boarded the Titanic. Both women died in the sinking, their bodies were never found.

 

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Credits

Leif Snellman, Finland

References and Sources

Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2015) Pieta Sofia Ilmakangas (ref: #886, last updated: 7th September 2015, accessed 9th April 2020 03:39:21 AM)
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