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      Thursday June 27, 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:

1842 Emeroy (Helms) Caley
1860 Elizabeth (McCanagha) Teel
1886 Jack DeLate
1892 Ethel L. (LaBounty) Ealy
1893 Frank M. Dawson
1897 Merton E. Todd
1919 Uland C. "Bud" Jackson
1924 Evelyn (Klooz) Arnold
  Died this day in history:

1898 Mahalia E. (Kearns) Meredith
1911 John Ainlay
1920 Robert W. Chambers
1944 Charles W. Murray
1968 Bernard Lindvall
1974 Vaughn F. Hand
1989 Noble Bellamy
2002 Robert E. England
2015 D. Yvonne (Wiggers) Derra  ’46

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)
  – Ingham 4th of July (1904)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos


Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1898 William S. Van Horn Homestead
Final proof filed:

1891 George Y. Best Timber Culture Homestead
1898 James F. Abdill Timber Culture
1898 Allen Drury Timber Culture Homestead
1898 Clarissa A. (Stevens) (Nickerson) Messersmith Timber Culture
1902 Cornelius M Wilson Timber Culture

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

Published: 6/26/2019 -
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