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      Wednesday May 23, 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

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
4/7   Ruth May (Smallfoot) Miller   Gothenburg, NE

  Born this day in history:

1830 William H Wilmeth Timber Culture Homestead
1875 Otto M. Frazier
1877 Daniel M. Airhart
1878 Arnold B. Carman
1881 Francis "Frank" Tisdell
1886 Herbert Newth
1892 Roxie (Ledbetter) McKnight
1910 Irene (Murray) Babcock
1917 Lula (Adkisson) Stapp
1918 Eva M. (Ellis) McNickle
  Died this day in history:

1891 Daniel Saxon Homestead
1916 Clayton C Stombaugh Cash Entry
1976 Mildred M. (Maffet) McElwain
1981 Roland H. Lehman
1981 Phil Sherlock
1987 Jeannette (Parker) Parker  ’14
1999 Gerald J. Halley
2005 Walter Prahl

News from this week in Farnam history:
5/24
  – Commencement (1951) (1951)
  – Memorial Day Program (1951) (1951)
  – Teachers for Next Year (1952-53) (1951)
5/25
  – Seniors Receive Diplomas (1939)
5/27
  – Seventeen Received Diplomas (1926)
5/28
  – Business Houses Close (1914)
  – Graduation Exercises (1914)
  – Memorial Day Program (1914)
  – Memorial Service (1914)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



5/12/2018
  – Bick, Amanda (Pendell) (1863-1915)

5/9/2018
  – Barton, James W. (1858-1929)
  – Corell, Edna C. (Barton) (1881-1927)

5/4/2018
  – Carmichael, Elizabeth Viola (Barnhart) (1871-1942)
 

5/12/2018
  – Large Crowd at Memorial Services (1915)
  – Storm Does Damage (1915)
  – Graduates of 1930 (1930)

5/9/2018
  – J. W. Barton Sells Echo (1905)

4/24/2018
  – Farnam's First War Baby (1918)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

   
Final proof filed:

1893 John Rylander Timber Culture Homestead
1899 Amos M Cox 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



Published: 5/23/2018 - http://www.historicfarnam.us
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