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      Tuesday October 16, 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.

 

Grave marker for
Pvt. Howard B. Nickerson
Killed in Action
October 12, 1918
Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, France


 
  In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
9/15   Cecil B. Baker  

  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
1893 L. Grace Johnson
1904 Ruby I. (Parker) Stinnette
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:
10/19
  – Fall From Tractor Fatal (1950)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



10/12/2018
  – Messersmith, Benjamin Marion (1861-1931)

10/4/2018
  – Banks, Leonard S. (1892-1918)

10/3/2018
  – Shull, Sarah C. (Andrew) (1841-1930)
  – Zeeh, Kenneth Wayne (1930-1930)

9/20/2018
  – Baker, Cecil B. (1936-2018)
 

10/5/2018
  – Liberty Bonds ad (1918)

10/4/2018
  – They Who Return Not (1918)
  – Crowds Honor Departed Hero (1921)

10/2/2018
  – Local Mention (1917)

9/26/2018
  – Dwight Stebbins Gassed (1918)
  – George Austin Gassed (1918)
  – Sgt. Leonard H. Cross Wounded (1918)
  – Glen E. Conover Dead (1918)
  – Howard Nickerson KIA (1918)
  – Memorial Services, Roll of Honor (1919)
  – Willis Bowling Severely Gassed (1919)
  – George Griffis Arrived Home (1919)
  – Home Coming Celebration Success (1919)
  – Peterson Suggestion a Good One (1919)

9/21/2018
  – E. A. Brown Grand Opening (1928)
 

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



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