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      Wednesday October 16, 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

Died   Name   Cemetery
9/21   Mary Ellen (Hoppe) Stewart ’50   Bella Vista, AR
8/21   Karl "Jack" Randecker  

  Born this day in history:

1822 Robert R. Bailey
1834 Harriet Virginia (Matthews) Dunton
1861 Mary Louise (Fisher) Boyle
1863 Amanda (Pendell) Bick
1872 Fannie (Jones) Hampson
1892 Walter Rolph
1893 L. Grace Johnson
1904 Ruby I. (Parker) Stinnette
1905 Sophia (Frank) (Egbert) (Tridle) Hanke
1908 Olive R. (Rahlmeyer) Mayden
1935 Priscilla (Geiken) Lehmkuhl
  Died this day in history:

1892 Robert T. Thompson Homestead
1923 David H. Powell Homestead
1936 Ellen (Anderson) Rylander
1953 Emery A. Tillotson  ’19
1969 William "Bill" Wolf
1979 Robert "Bob" Houdesheldt
1981 William Nathan Stebbins  ’23

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Fall From Tractor Fatal (1950)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Craig, Milton A. (1903-1987)

  – Craig, Daisy C. (Austin) (1877-1955)

  – Austin, Myrtle M. (Miller) (1891-1980)
  – Callahan, Fred W. (1890-1968)

  – Austin, Emma L. (Anderton) (1857-1953)
  – Callahan, Carrie Joan (Anderson) (1936-2010)

  – Stewart, Mary Ellen (Hoppe)  ’50 (1932-2019)

Homestead events on this day in history

Final proof filed:

1895 Charles T. Loux Homestead
1896 George Y. Best Timber Culture Homestead
1896 John P. Thomalla Timber Culture
1899 Con Sullivan Homestead
1902 Leslea W Tanner 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: 10/17/2019 -
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