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      Thursday April 19, 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
4/7   Ruth May (Smallfoot) Miller   Gothenburg, NE

  Born this day in history:

1836 Ann A. (Atkinson) Peckham
1853 Jacob Reed Homestead
1864 John Henry Titchen
1871 John C Peirsol Homestead
1873 Leslea W Tanner Homestead
1888 James Patterson
1902 John George Bosch
1903 Byron Williams
1915 Jerome J. Brouillette  ’35
1931 Phyllis (Banks) Thornton  ’48
  Died this day in history:

1936 Frank Dameron Homestead
1936 Julia Anna (McCarl) McMichael
1936 John Adolph Zysset
1949 Daniel M. Airhart
1952 James B. Craig
1958 Harold E. Boyle  ’38
1970 Opie Hicks
1975 Lena S. (Armitage) Youree
1985 E. Wilbur Bjorling

News from this week in Farnam history:
4/24
  – Letter From Siberia (1919)
4/25
  – Flood of April 23-24, 1929 (1929)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/13/2018
  – Miller, Ruth May (Smallfoot) (1926-2018)

4/9/2018
  – Beye, Caroline (Beisner) (1865-1928)
  – Beye, Henry G. (1855-1928)

3/30/2018
  – Laucomer, George (1848-1927)

3/23/2018
  – Speck, Peter (1879-1937)

3/22/2018
  – Metcalf, James F. (1861-1916)
 

4/9/2018
  – Somewhere in France (Thompson) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Archie) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Elbert) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Buss) (1918)

4/5/2018
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Harris) (1918)

4/2/2018
  – Call To Arms From Wilson (1917)

3/22/2018
  – Village Board Proceedings (1925)
  – Stolen Deposit Boxes Found (1926)
  – German Relics Received (1934)
  – Why Towns Fail (1938)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1882 Joseph L. Buterbaugh Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1879 Charles U. Lockwood Homestead

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