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      Thursday October 17, 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
9/21   Mary Ellen (Hoppe) Stewart ’50   Bella Vista, AR
8/21   Karl "Jack" Randecker  

  Born this day in history:

1853 Sarah J. (Finch) Stoner
1862 Christian Zysset
1868 John W. Brewer
1876 Julius Edward Marlin
1885 Grover Jones
1894 Ina May Hampson
1917 Howard L. Sturgeon
1931 Marvin H. Lehman  ’49
1934 Daisy Hazen
  Died this day in history:

1896 Mollie J. Cole
1905 Cynthia M (Sitts) Earll Homestead
1923 Lewis S Campbell Homestead
1938 Anna E. (Hirschmiller) Knoedler
1946 Lester Patterson
1947 Myrtle Rose (Clayton) Widick
1948 Marion C. Kilburn
1960 John J. Schurr
1966 Nelson L. Taylor
1974 Lloyd C. Cole  ’34
1977 Elyza D. (Dryden) Uhlig  ’05
1978 Lynn E. Crossgrove
1994 Ethel A. (Brock) Ochs
2000 Ruby I. (Parker) Stinnette
2005 David Taylor  ’65

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Fall From Tractor Fatal (1950)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Craig, Milton A. (1903-1987)

  – Craig, Daisy C. (Austin) (1877-1955)

  – Austin, Myrtle M. (Miller) (1891-1980)
  – Callahan, Fred W. (1890-1968)

  – Austin, Emma L. (Anderton) (1857-1953)
  – Callahan, Carrie Joan (Anderson) (1936-2010)

  – Stewart, Mary Ellen (Hoppe)  ’50 (1932-2019)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1882 James K. West Homestead
1888 John Konkle Homestead Timber Culture
1893 Isaac Lemuel Small Homestead
Final proof filed:

1890 George L Blanchard Cash Entry
1890 Willard B. Carman Cash Entry Cash Entry
1890 George C Herman Timber Culture Cash Entry
1890 George Land Cash Entry Cash Entry
1890 John F Sims 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: 10/17/2019 -
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