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      Monday June 25, 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

 
  Born this day in history:

1863 Walter H Drake Homestead Timber Culture
1877 Thomas Watson Ainlay
1881 Vincent Whitney  ’00
1882 Minnie M. (Mosley) Murray
1901 Harland Davis
1931 Raymond Rosenfelt
  Died this day in history:

1907 William H., Sr. Bailey Timber Culture Homestead
1919 John Dalton Homestead
1920 Nannie M. (Pricer) Sebring
1929 Abraham H. Moss Homestead
1939 R. Bertha (Rogers) Nall
1945 Dora F. (Tufts) Johnston Timber Culture Homestead
1947 Harold Velte  ’23
1953 Elmer L. Peckham Homestead
1970 Morris Wyckoff
1981 Walter F. Johnson  ’26
1990 Marie (Koch) Rieker
1997 Virginia Lea (Fletcher) Craig
1998 Ruth K. (Kerr) Walters  ’21
2010 Bobby Fenton  ’49

News from this week in Farnam history:
6/29
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)
6/30
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



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

6/15/2018
  – Lehman, Edward H. (1901-1925)
  – Lehman, Lewis (1868-1933)

6/7/2018
  – Whitney, John F. (1860-1934)

6/4/2018
  – Walther, John F. (1867-1938)
 

6/13/2018
  – Gym Project Has Been Approved (1938)
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)
  – G. E. Mangus Buys Out Businesses (1939)

6/12/2018
  – Registration Day (1918)
  – Young Men Called To The Colors (1918)
  – Gives Birth to Triplets (1920)
  – Armistice Day Program 1925 (1925)
  – Growing (1925)
  – Will Celebrate Armistice Day (1925)
  – Armistice Program Good (1925)

6/9/2018
  – Grasshopper Poisoning Day (1937)
  – Vote to Continue Ingham High (1937)
  – Black Blizzard Following Heat (1937)

6/7/2018
  – Farnam's Service Flag (1918)

6/4/2018
  – Commencement (1918)
  – Destructive Wind Hits Farnam (1918)
  – Large Crowd Attended (1918)
  – The Eclipse (1918)

6/3/2018
  – Co L 5th Reg NNG (8/18/1916) (1916)
  – A Whopper (1917)

5/29/2018
  – Bud Hathaway Awarded Medal (1935)
  – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1938)
  – Formal Opening (1939)

5/28/2018
  – Decoration Day Service (1916)
  – Decoration Day (1916)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1888 Jacob Reed Homestead
1898 Jeremiah Brittingham Homestead
1898 Rachel A (Quimby) Brittingham Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1889 Halsey L. Merriman Homestead Cash Entry
1889 Clifford A. Warner Homestead
1891 Amos C Brown Cash Entry Cash Entry
1891 James H Davis Cash Entry
1891 William H Yates Cash Entry Cash Entry
1898 Henry B. Craig Homestead
1898 William G. L. Craig Timber Culture Homestead
1908 Frank F. Fairbank 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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