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      Sunday August 19, 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
7/18   Dorothy L. (Clement) Lange ’44   Arlington, NE
7/17   Jeweldine (Davis) Gaibler ’48   Maxwell, NE
7/14   Ora M. (Clement) McMichael ’36   Farnam, NE
6/30   Lilly R. (Houser) Donner   Farnam, NE
6/25   Ruth L. (Fenton) Parker ’46   Maxwell, NE

  Born this day in history:

1839 Henry Wilson
1845 Evrena Olson
1849 Artaresta (Powers) Gregory
1851 Mary A. (Harding) Fitch
1855 Amelia (Karner) Goesch
1860 Samuel G Colebank Cash Entry
1862 Dr. Frank L. Wilmeth Cash Entry
1864 Etta M. (Parker) Ommert
1866 William N Canning Homestead
1871 Isabelle Larson
1874 Edmund Trindel
1903 Doris Tillotson
1904 Arthur Irelan
1905 Bernice E. (Wear) Brown
1911 Lyal P. Beck  ’29
1912 Baby Girl Patterson
1917 Royal E. Gish
1937 Donna (Claflin) Craig
1940 Sharon Ann (Hite) McMichael
1958 Douglas Flynn
  Died this day in history:

1897 James F Fenton Timber Culture Homestead Cash Entry
1904 Jonathan R. Jones
1960 Stella C. (Franklin) Boyle
1964 Elmer H. Howat
1990 Esther P. (Dickinson) Martin
1992 Arthur W. McNickle
1999 Wilma Josephine (Armitage) Buss
2003 Ray Grabenstein
2003 Everett W. Oman
2009 Kenneth Stevens

News from this week in Farnam history:
8/20
  – Greenlee Home Destroyed by Fire (1925)
  – James Heumphreus Shot (1936)
8/23
  – President Is Dead (1923)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



8/14/2018
  – Klein, Etta C. (Harms) (1877-1932)

8/11/2018
  – Pearson, Emma (Reeves) (1893-1994)

8/10/2018
  – Pearson, Alfred E. (1919-1934)
  – Tibbets, Gayle (Dawson)  ’12 (1895-1949)
  – Titchen, Martin (1870-1949)

8/5/2018
  – Heumphreus, James A. (1914-1936)

8/2/2018
  – Hampson, Fannie (Jones) (1872-1937)

7/27/2018
  – Jackson, Elmer L. (1902-1930)
  – Knisley, Violet (1920-1934)
  – Ommert, Etta M. (Parker) (1864-1934)

7/24/2018
  – Newton, Marion (Golay)(McNickle)   ’35 (1917-2016)

7/23/2018
  – Golay, Alice M. (Ceder) (1893-1936)
  – Golay, Max Eugene (1915-1930)
 

8/14/2018
  – Looking Back Forty-five Years (1932)

8/5/2018
  – James Heumphreus Shot (1936)

7/27/2018
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – Work Started On New Auditorium (1938)

7/23/2018
  – Max Golay Drowns (1930)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1891 James M. Grandstaff Homestead
1899 Jacob Hankins Homestead Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1884 Temple Smith Homestead

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 ’00 = Farnam High School Class of 1900
Patent Type: Cash Entry     Homestead    Timber Culture



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