Photos courtesy of Karyn
The lake took
its name from the family of Wing, which lived in the area in the early days of settlement and, according
to Charles Bush, retired railroadman of Forest City, Mo., was identified as Wing Lake on early railroad
maps to which he had access. A vestige of this lake, later called Clear Lake, and Minton
Lake, is called presently called Penny Lake. "Gone Home" by Eileen Derr, p300.
If you have burial listings to add for Boyd Cemetery, please contact the Holt County Coordinator.
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