09 July 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Mankow

 
MANKOW
 
John 1877 - 1956
Mary 1877 - 1949
buried at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Cemetery
Valley Township, Chester County, PA
 
John was born in Poland and worked at the Lancaster Steel Office. According to his World War II draft registration, he had a paralyzed hand. The 1940 Census shows the Mankows living in Caln with their two sons: Joseph (b. 1915) and Peter (b. 1918). In 1940, John - who was a pitman at Lukens Steel Mill - was naturalized; however, Mary - also born in Poland - was still an alien.

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