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      Friday October 18, 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:

1849 Arnstina (Pahl) LaRue
1859 Friend R. Henderson Homestead
1860 Thomas Colligan Homestead
1860 Isaac N Dempcy Timber Culture Homestead
1875 (Delos) Austin Hill Homestead
1895 George W., Sr. Ainlay  ’13
  Died this day in history:

1916 Opal Kestler
1918 James Lewis
1934 Daisy Hazen
1940 Louise (Wehrs) Lindvall
1941 George Kestler
1947 William Berton Lord
1978 Ernest W. Klein
1978 Jennie D. (Dunton) Menke
1981 Marie (Banks) Reeves  ’17
1982 Burr Murray  ’32
1984 Clara (Gewecke) Wyckoff
1985 Ethel L. (LaBounty) Ealy

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

Application filed:

1889 Daniel Conners Homestead
Final proof filed:

1890 Alexander Kyle Homestead
1898 William S. Guinn Timber Culture
1900 Gustav Guddat Homestead
1901 James A. Roberts Timber Culture Homestead
1901 John Edward Thompson Timber Culture

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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