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      Thursday April 27, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Buried
3/23   Wayne Arthur Devine   Farnam, NE
3/19   Dorothy (Vlasin) (Johnson) Milner   Madrid, NE

  Born this day in history:

1831 George B. Dunton Homestead
1838 Francis M Seymour Homestead
1854 Richard H Lister Homestead
1856 Elihu L. Howard Homestead
1859 Celia E. (Rice) Jackson
1865 Ethan A Marlin Cash Entry
1866 Samuel E. Hiestand
1876 John F. Bacon
1886 George Lee Roy Boyle
1886 Louis Madsen
1892 George T. Vickers
1904 Harold Velte  ’23
1906 Gladys (Hoffman) (Hines) Cox  ’25
1919 Rex A. Oman  ’37
1924 Clyde Kotschwar
Died this day in history:

1923 Elizabeth (Woodgate) (Geis) Cross Homestead
1924 John Konkle Homestead Timber Culture
1939 John Donelson Homestead
1944 Charles H. Brasch
1945 Emma J. (Rogers) Hovey
1948 Helen L. (Schultz) Lindstedt
1960 Thaddeus L. Puderbaugh
1962 Henry Nickerson
1965 Olive May (Williams) White
1970 Nellie (Hunt) Boyle
1976 Clayton B. Pollard  ’23
1979 Jessie E. (Speck) Martin
1993 Wilber I. Darnall
2001 Frank D. Zysset
2007 Evelyn (Klooz) Arnold
2008 Bessie (Hoppes) Frew  ’37

News from this month in Farnam history:
4/14/1921
  – Moorefield Man Loses Eye
4/24/1919
  – Soldier Letter - Elbert Miller
4/25/1929
  – Flood of April 23-24, 1929
4/27/1939
  – W. G. Parker Closing Out
  – Wear Wins at Gothenburg
5/1/1930
  – Contracts for New Grade School
  – Co-Op Oil Station Robbed
  – Keystone Items - 1 May 1886
5/3/1917
  – Band Escorts Boys to Depot
5/7/1936
  – FHS COMMENCEMENT CALENDAR
  – New Hospital Planned
5/9/1929
  – Farnam Lady Finds Medals
  – Poppy Day May 25th
5/10/1917
  – Baby Swallows Burr
5/11/1939
  – EGGS BADLY SCRAMBLED
  – FHS Graduation Schedule
  – Library to Open

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/11/2017
  – Milner, Dorothy (Vlasin) (1922-2017)

3/31/2017
  – Ballard, Delbert A. (1929-2010)
  – Weeden, John (1835-1904)


Miscellaneous additions:
    History Book - The Farnam Centennial history book (1982) has been scanned and published to this site. HTML versions of each section are also being prepared and added as time allows. [updated 3/16/2017]

On the History Book page you will also find an Index of names in the print edition and an Index of names of Farnam High School graduates.
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1891 Leroy L. Presler Cash Entry Homestead
1895 James B. Murphy 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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