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      Friday August 23, 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

Died   Name   Cemetery
6/25   Don W. Lydic ’60   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1842 William F. Beery
1862 Margaret Elizabeth (Urmson) Sloniger
1869 John W. Murphy Homestead
1871 Ezra H Davidson Homestead
1879 Bertie (Griffith) Rouleau
1889 Ada W. (Spangler) Donelson
1903 Doris M. (Fitch) Smith  ’22
1904 Harold J. Martin
1904 Alma Schurr
1918 Patricia Elmarie (Elder) Phagan  ’36
1927 Wanda M. (Crawford) Rosentrater
  Died this day in history:

1908 Maude (Rhoads) Patterson
1909 Charles Koepke
1910 Celia M. (Uhlig) Rank
1937 Lawrence Dalton
1938 O. Edward Johnson
1941 Emma F. (Shroad) Laucomer
1948 William F. McGinnis Homestead
1954 James A. Harry Cash Entry Cash Entry
1962 Chester L. Hugo

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – President Is Dead (1923)
  – Highway Opened (1937)
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – WPA Grant Approved (1937)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos


Homestead events on this day in history

Final proof filed:

1890 Jacob Reed Homestead
1907 Charlie E. Law Homestead

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

Published: 8/23/2019 -
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