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      Tuesday September 18, 2018    

 
  World War I Commemoration  

During the 100th anniversary year of the end of World War I, the "Boys of Farnam" who answered the call to serve their country in the war will be honored here with the recognition of significant dates and events from before, during and after the war.

 

These "boys of Farnam" enlisted together at Lincoln, Nebraska in May, 1917:
John Rowland, Dwight Stebbins, Harald Buss and Owen Thompson


 
  In Memoriam

 
  Born this day in history:

1836 Robert Castor Homestead
1849 John Donelson Homestead
1858 Viola (Mincks) Hathaway
1859 Daniel Baugh Homestead
1869 Benjamin F. Walston
1881 Ethel L. (Mayfield) (Caster) English
1881 Arthur O. Hicks
1883 Roy Kestler
1909 Georgia L. (Kerr) Elder  ’27
1921 Glenn D. Brunson
1924 Kenneth Stevens
  Died this day in history:

1916 Robert V. S. Caley
1919 John Rylander Timber Culture Homestead
1924 Polly A. McDermott Homestead
1933 Chas. Fremont Peckham
1938 Fred W. Oberg
1947 William E. Hopkins
1948 Harold S. Cameron
1958 Gertrude P. (Vigles) Messersmith
1969 Irene O. Lauer
1978 Charles R. Harris

News from this week in Farnam history:
9/22
  – Cooker Blows Up (1960)
  – Memorial Game for Ronald Lewis (1938)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



9/7/2018
  – Harrison, Dorothy May (Foster) (1931-2009)

9/5/2018
  – Allen, Helen (Avery) (1862-1937)
  – Allen, John J. (1853-1936)
  – Bick, William (1859-1936)
  – Cross, Isaiah R. (1872-1936)
  – Davison, Jessie Mae (Woolstrum)  ’23 (1907-1936)

8/30/2018
  – Hicks, William R. (1871-1940)
 

9/6/2018
  – Farnam High School Commencement (1937)
  – Telephone Office Moved (1938)
  – Kingsley Dam Work to Start Soon (1938)
  – Memorial Game for Ronald Lewis (1938)
  – Memorial Erected (1938)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1891 Francis M Fletcher Homestead
1892 Rollin R Teemley Timber Culture Cash Entry Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1890 William F. Andrews Homestead
1890 Joseph E. Anthony Homestead
1907 James N. Pierce Homestead

KEY—where appearing in the text above, these icons are clickable links to more information
 ’00 = Farnam High School Class of 1900
Patent Type: Cash Entry     Homestead    Timber Culture



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