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      Wednesday July 19, 2017    

In Memoriam

Died   Name   Cemetery
6/19   Ross Klein   Maywood, NE
6/9   June L. (Hilton) Walker   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1832 Samuel F. Watts Homestead
1856 John Pollard
1860 Charles E. Axtell
1904 Vivian Fay Stevenson  ’27
1913 Bernard Derra
Died this day in history:

1934 Daniel Conners Homestead
1952 Russell A. Jones
1965 Victor P. Oman
1971 Vergil Mayden

News from this month in Farnam history:
  – Keystone Items - 4 July 1885
  – Man Injured in Runaway
  – Successful Celebration
  – 4th of July Celebration
  – Bandit Hideout Near North Platte
  – Large Sign for Airplanes
  – Wanders in Hills 17 Days
  – Boy Caught in Wringer
  – Swimming Pool Advocated
  – Keystone Items - 25 July 1885
  – Keystone Items - 28 July 1886

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Walker, Jeremiah H. (1864-1926)

  – Klein, Ross (1929-2017)

Miscellaneous additions:
    History Book - The Farnam Centennial history book (1982) has been scanned and published to this site. HTML versions of each section are also being prepared and added as time allows. [updated 3/16/2017]

On the History Book page you will also find an Index of names in the print edition and an Index of names of Farnam High School graduates.

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1884 William Thomson Homestead Timber Culture Cash Entry

Final proof filed:

1889 Miles Andrew Cash Entry
1889 Claburn Brooks Cash Entry
1889 Henry L Buck Cash Entry
1889 Catharine "Kate" (Lockwood) Carothers Cash Entry
1889 Andrew K. Carroll Cash Entry
1889 Julia E. (Johnson) Carroll Cash Entry
1889 William L Fenton Homestead Cash Entry
1889 Lillie (Rummell) Sands Cash Entry Timber Culture
1889 Charles H Taylor Cash Entry
1889 Alfred I Woodsum Timber Culture Homestead
1893 Elizabeth S (Wintersteen) Henderson Cash Entry
1893 Eddie E Whitman Cash Entry
1897 Francis Bacon Timber Culture
1897 Charles Mcnelt Timber Culture

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: 7/20/2017 -
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