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      Saturday June 23, 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:

1872 Frank F. Fairbank Homestead
1894 Carl A., Jr. Bjorling
1896 Charles R. Harris
1897 Edith P. Smallfoot
1899 Esther E. (Johnson) Todd
1903 Arvel M. Beery
1922 Byron O. Britt
1926 Gladys (Johnson) Jackson
1930 William Hopkins
1937 Harold J. Brown
  Died this day in history:

1892 Granville B. Mayfield Homestead Timber Culture
1941 Elmer M. Mayfield Cash Entry
1963 Julia P. (Balser) Hawkenbery
1972 Mary Alice (Robinson) Wear
1985 Paul M. Osborn
2000 William Snyder

News from this week in Farnam history:
6/24
  – Black Blizzard Following Heat (1937)
  – FREAK CHICKEN (1937)
  – Free Merchandise (1905)
  – Meanest Person in Town (1943)
  – Passing of Ingham High (1943)
  – Storm Does Damage (1915)
6/29
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



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

   
Final proof filed:

1890 David Seth Homestead
1891 Levi Dyer Homestead
1897 Thomas Bowdich Homestead

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