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      Saturday October 20, 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.

 

Grave marker for
Pvt. Howard B. Nickerson
Killed in Action
October 12, 1918
Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, France


 
  In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
9/15   Cecil B. Baker  

  Born this day in history:

1854 John W. Gerlits Timber Culture
1858 Lillian Northey Homestead
1863 Hettie "Hattie" (Heater) (Bailey) Osborn
1893 Howard Nickerson
1944 Raymond Houser
1957 Kenneth Eugene Ellis  ’75
  Died this day in history:

1917 Hester M. (Guinn) Ealy
1932 Leila J. (Nickerson) Ommert
1933 James I. Austin Homestead
1934 George Land Cash Entry Cash Entry
1936 James Nelson Mercer
1994 Anna M. (Fickenscher) Whitney
1995 Richard Edwin Reeves  ’29
2001 Ellis L. Widick  ’31

News from this week in Farnam history:
10/24
  – Took Seven Germans (1918)
10/25
  – From Camp Cody (10/25/1917) (1917)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



10/12/2018
  – Messersmith, Benjamin Marion (1861-1931)

10/4/2018
  – Banks, Leonard S. (1892-1918)

10/3/2018
  – Shull, Sarah C. (Andrew) (1841-1930)
  – Zeeh, Kenneth Wayne (1930-1930)
 

10/5/2018
  – Liberty Bonds ad (1918)

10/4/2018
  – They Who Return Not (1918)
  – Crowds Honor Departed Hero (1921)

10/2/2018
  – Local Mention (1917)

9/26/2018
  – Dwight Stebbins Gassed (1918)
  – George Austin Gassed (1918)
  – Sgt. Leonard H. Cross Wounded (1918)
  – Glen E. Conover Dead (1918)
  – Howard Nickerson KIA (1918)
  – Memorial Services, Roll of Honor (1919)
  – Willis Bowling Severely Gassed (1919)
  – George Griffis Arrived Home (1919)
  – Home Coming Celebration Success (1919)
  – Peterson Suggestion a Good One (1919)

9/21/2018
  – E. A. Brown Grand Opening (1928)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1884 William F. Alspaw Homestead
1884 Albert D. Boas Timber Culture Homestead
1884 Thankful Jane (Deming) McNett Homestead Timber Culture
1884 Henry Aug Schmelzel Homestead
1884 James R. Shaw Timber Culture Cash Entry Homestead
1885 Charles H. Maley Homestead Timber Culture Homestead
1886 John W. Watt Homestead
1892 William F. McGinnis Homestead
1892 William C. Wollam Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1890 Benjamin F. Downard Timber Culture Homestead
1890 Edwin L. Hall 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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