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      Wednesday April 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
4/7   Ruth May (Smallfoot) Miller   Gothenburg, NE

  Born this day in history:

1819 Eliza Ann (Fitch) Perkins
1832 A. A. Scull Homestead
1854 John W. Watt Homestead
1854 William Arthur Whitney Cash Entry
1858 Ida (Decker) Adams
1872 John A. Evarts Homestead
1875 August Beisner
1888 Ina M. (Stoner) Wilcox
1893 Emma (Reeves) Pearson
1899 Folley Rosendahl
1907 J. Herbert Messersmith
1914 Charles E. Marlin
1914 Burr Murray  ’32
  Died this day in history:

1893 Mildred L. Liggett
1907 Emma B. (DeWitt) Siemiller
1907 Emma L. (Root) Watts
1915 Alice Bjorling
1938 Maria (Lewis) Buterbaugh
1955 Fred N. Darnall
1955 Albert Hecox
1970 Milon Tanner Homestead
1980 Arthur J. Twiford
1981 Art Nielsen
1989 Clayton E. Britton  ’34
1990 Lillian (Bush) Johnson
2008 Helen L. Wear
2010 Gabriel James Diltz

News from this week in Farnam history:
4/24
  – Letter From Siberia (1919)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/13/2018
  – Miller, Ruth May (Smallfoot) (1926-2018)

4/9/2018
  – Beye, Caroline (Beisner) (1865-1928)
  – Beye, Henry G. (1855-1928)

3/30/2018
  – Laucomer, George (1848-1927)

3/23/2018
  – Speck, Peter (1879-1937)

3/22/2018
  – Metcalf, James F. (1861-1916)
 

4/9/2018
  – Somewhere in France (Thompson) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Archie) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Elbert) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Buss) (1918)

4/5/2018
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Harris) (1918)

4/2/2018
  – Call To Arms From Wilson (1917)

3/22/2018
  – Village Board Proceedings (1925)
  – Stolen Deposit Boxes Found (1926)
  – German Relics Received (1934)
  – Why Towns Fail (1938)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1889 Edwin Frear Homestead
1893 Charlotte M. Gammill Homestead
 

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 ’00 = Farnam High School Class of 1900
Patent Type: Cash Entry     Homestead    Timber Culture



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