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      Saturday July 21, 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:

1857 Christina W. (Anderson) Bjorling
1857 Chas. Fremont Peckham
1873 Henry J. Roetter
1887 Agnes A. (Lofgren) Blomstedt
1890 Reuben Chittock
1904 Georgia Marie Hines
1916 Marie M. (Wear) Hazen
1919 Richard A. Workman
1921 Maxine L. (Stewart) Bennett
1926 Clifford C. Nickerson  ’45
  Died this day in history:

1937 Percy B. Shelley
1958 O. Eugenia (Carmichael) Craig
1963 Pearl F. (Mosley) Cross
1985 A. Fred S. Johnson
1990 Marion E. LaBounty  ’21
2011 Olive R. (Rahlmeyer) Mayden
2012 Uland C. "Bud" Jackson
2015 Audrey (Cumpston) (Howell) Tabor

News from this week in Farnam history:
7/23
  – Swimming Pool Advocated (1936)
7/25
  – Keystone Items - 25 July 1885 (1885)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



7/20/2018
  – Thompson, Myron W. (1871-1927)

7/19/2018
  – Lange, Dorothy L. (Clement)  ’44 (1927-2018)
  – Parker, Ruth L. (Fenton)  ’46 (1929-2018)

7/18/2018
  – Gaibler, Jeweldine (Davis)  ’48 (1930-2018)

7/16/2018
  – McMichael, Ora M. (Clement)  ’36 (1916-2018)

7/6/2018
  – Siemiller, Ray L. (1925-1927)

7/3/2018
  – Donner, Lilly R. (Houser) (1928-2018)

7/1/2018
  – Dalton, Lawrence (1895-1937)

6/24/2018
  – Dircksen, Fred (1895-1976)
 

7/5/2018
  – Traffic Signals Being Installed (1929)
  – Meteor Strikes Heath House (1929)
  – Farnam Grade School Burned (1930)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1880 George Dale Timber Culture Homestead
1884 David J. Stubblefield Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1887 Justin C Elliott Homestead
1888 Robert A. Barton Cash Entry
1888 William Hastings Cash Entry
1888 Joshua Palmer Cash Entry
1890 Joseph Downard Homestead
1894 Truman S Richards Homestead
1897 Asa Lincoln Homestead
1906 William E Sherman 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



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