Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Photo Number 2303

This is a Real Photo Postcard from the Tin Ceiling in Park Rapids.
1925 Photos with first names Tin Ceiling

A family of five.  We only know first names and a location.
1925 Photos with first names Tin Ceiling back
6/20 1925 Menahga (Minnesota)
Vernon 2 12/23 –1925 ( born in 1922)
Marjan 4 12/17 – 1925 (born in 1920)
Ernest 6  11/15 – 1925 (born in 1918)
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Update from MJM:
Since Menahga was such a small community, I searched through the 1930 census page by page looking for a family with children of those names and ages. I found a family indexed as John and Impy Wick Kinen with children Eural, Maryon, and Vernier. The ages match for the kids. Lots of bad writing and spelling on this census. I believe that the correct spelling for the surname is Wirkkunen. The MN birth index shows a girl named Fielar Marie Miriam Wirkkunen born 17 Dec 1921 in Wadena County.

4 comments:

  1. There is an antique store near where I live that has tons of old photos. They lost their lease and are closing at the end of the month. Nobody there is sure what the next move is, but I wonder where all those photos are going. Most of the ones I've seen are in really excellent condition too.

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  2. Since Menahga was such a small community, I searched through the 1930 census page by page looking for a family with children of those names and ages. I found a family indexed as John and Impy Wick Kinen with children Eural, Maryon, and Vernier. The ages match for the kids. Lots of bad writing and spelling on this census. I believe that the correct spelling for the surname is Wirkkunen. The MN birth index shows a girl named Fielar Marie Miriam Wirkkunen born 17 Dec 1921 in Wadena County.

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  3. http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/13459341/?fullname=wirkkunen,-ruth-e

    Might indicate MJM is right - and that Ernest was called "John". (Just to further confuse things).

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    1. I think this confirms MJM

      http://people.mnhs.org/finder/bci/1919-34586?return=brand%3Dpeople%26q%3DWirkkunen

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