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      Saturday August 18, 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
7/18   Dorothy L. (Clement) Lange ’44   Arlington, NE
7/17   Jeweldine (Davis) Gaibler ’48   Maxwell, NE
7/14   Ora M. (Clement) McMichael ’36   Farnam, NE
6/30   Lilly R. (Houser) Donner   Farnam, NE
6/25   Ruth L. (Fenton) Parker ’46   Maxwell, NE

  Born this day in history:

1860 John DeLate Homestead
1874 Jennie A. (Hurshman) Barnes
1876 A. Mertyce (Thompson) Kerr
1880 Alice (Souder) Austin
1884 Edna (Parker) Preston
1887 Maudie E. Cole
1888 Charlie A. Harry
1894 Elmer Maurer
1913 Gaylord Velte  ’30
1949 Marilyn (Claflin) Cuttell  ’67
  Died this day in history:

1886 John O. Bissel Cash Entry Homestead
1925 Mildred Eveleyn Youree
1940 Emma M. (Helms) Harbert
1945 Joseph Orville Tillotson Homestead
1946 Thomas C. Crampton
1953 Bert H. Baker
1965 Nona (Stilley) (Brown) Miller  ’03
2001 Joseph Jack Seals
2005 Royal Myles Donelson

News from this week in Farnam history:
8/20
  – Greenlee Home Destroyed by Fire (1925)
  – James Heumphreus Shot (1936)
8/23
  – President Is Dead (1923)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



8/14/2018
  – Klein, Etta C. (Harms) (1877-1932)

8/11/2018
  – Pearson, Emma (Reeves) (1893-1994)

8/10/2018
  – Pearson, Alfred E. (1919-1934)
  – Tibbets, Gayle (Dawson)  ’12 (1895-1949)
  – Titchen, Martin (1870-1949)

8/5/2018
  – Heumphreus, James A. (1914-1936)

8/2/2018
  – Hampson, Fannie (Jones) (1872-1937)

7/27/2018
  – Jackson, Elmer L. (1902-1930)
  – Knisley, Violet (1920-1934)
  – Ommert, Etta M. (Parker) (1864-1934)

7/24/2018
  – Newton, Marion (Golay)(McNickle)   ’35 (1917-2016)

7/23/2018
  – Golay, Alice M. (Ceder) (1893-1936)
  – Golay, Max Eugene (1915-1930)

7/20/2018
  – Thompson, Myron W. (1871-1927)
 

8/14/2018
  – Looking Back Forty-five Years (1932)

8/5/2018
  – James Heumphreus Shot (1936)

7/27/2018
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – Work Started On New Auditorium (1938)

7/23/2018
  – Max Golay Drowns (1930)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1884 Willis L. DeClow Homestead
1886 Cyrus J. McBeth Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1887 George W. Wiseman Timber Culture Homestead
1891 John W. Fletcher Homestead
1897 George E Park Timber Culture
1897 William H Wilmeth Timber Culture 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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