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      Wednesday June 26, 2019    

  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.


John Rowland, Dwight Stebbins, Harald Buss and Owen Thompson (pictured), along with C. E. Davidson and Cecil Williams arrived at Hoboken, NJ aboard the Leviathan on April 25, 1919.

  In Memoriam

  Born this day in history:

1825 Annie A. (Palmer) Leedham
1861 John A. Gunn Cash Entry
1874 Charles B. Hampson
1882 Grace E. (Johnstone) (Orner) Wharton
1885 Bertha L. (Wagner) Jones
1887 Maude Mae (Todd) McLaughlin
1898 Wells Carpenter Jones  ’15
1907 Ernest W. Klein
1926 Dale E. "Doc" Devine
1933 Grace M. (Dodd) Babcock
  Died this day in history:

1900 Henry A. Maloney
1922 Kenneth Walter Smallfoot
1924 Olevia H. (Cheney) Wilcox
1925 Warren Darr Kestler
1927 Martha L. (Land) Davison
1927 Grace Belle (Brock) Murray
1982 Mildred Fern (Armitage) Miller  ’22
2005 Marion I. Thomas

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Flood Waters do Damage (1947)
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos


Homestead events on this day in history

Final proof filed:

1888 Amanda (Lockwood) Barry Cash Entry Timber Culture Cash Entry
1888 Thomas B Canon Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 Oric Thomson Cash Entry
1888 Proctor Wheeler Cash Entry

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: 6/26/2019 -
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