I do not have a Minnie Wolaver. My grandmother was a Wolaver and I have had a some trouble finding info on them. This is what I do have, it is not much but perhaps there is a relation to your Minnie since they resided In Ill a short time? Also, check the LDS web site and do a search with the name, esp the 1880 census. I will do one right now and see if I find her for you........
Nicholas D. Wolaver b. 1842 NY
married a woman by the name of Catharine b. 1845 in Ilinois d. 1928
They had the following children:
Charles b. 1867 Illinois d.?? perhaps in OK.
Dora b. 1869 MO
Isora "Zoe" b. 1874 MO
John Lewis b. 07/27/1876 Laplata, MO m. Maud Jessie Soper 09/1897 d. 1958 Renton WA
Jake Wolaver b. after 1880
This family was involved in the OK Land Rush, my great aunt and grandmother believed that they were dutch but came over in the 1700 or so.