Photos from
Minonk's past

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William MacLlwrath - coalminer and family

These photo were submitted by Steve Tate of Lake Worth, Fl whose great grandparents lived in Minonk from about 1886 to 1930. His grandparents came to Minonk from County Durham, England in 1885. The first photo is of his Grandpa William MacIlwrath ready to work in the coal mine in Minonk about 1925. The second photo is of his Great Grandma Maria MacIlwrath in her backyard in Minonk with his Aunt Dorothy Shaffer. The older child is Lillian Stokowski, another grandchild.