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      Tuesday June 25, 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

  Born this day in history:

1853 Mary (Walker) Girvin
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
2018 Ruth L. (Fenton) Parker  ’46

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Flood Waters do Damage (1947)
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)

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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

Published: 6/26/2019 -
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