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      Saturday April 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

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
4/16   Orvale J. Widick ’42   Farnam, NE
4/15   Thomas E. Bosch ’67   Gothenburg, NE
3/6   Phyllis M. (Heath) Reynolds ’45   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1831 George B. Dunton Homestead
1838 Francis M Seymour Homestead
1854 Richard H Lister Homestead
1856 Elihu L. Howard Homestead
1859 Celia E. (Rice) Jackson
1865 Ethan A Marlin Cash Entry
1866 Samuel E. Hiestand
1876 John F. Bacon
1884 Edna C. (Thompson) (Lowen) (Chesley) Bockewitz
1886 George Lee Roy Boyle
1886 Louis Madsen
1892 George T. Vickers
1904 Harold Velte  ’23
1906 Gladys (Hines) (Hoffman) Cox  ’25
1919 Rex A. Oman  ’37
1924 Clyde Kotschwar
  Died this day in history:

1923 Elizabeth (Geis) (Woodgate) Cross Homestead
1924 John Konkle Homestead Timber Culture
1939 John Donelson Homestead
1944 Charles H. Brasch
1945 Emma J. (Rogers) Hovey
1948 Helen L. (Schultz) Lindstedt
1960 Thaddeus L. Puderbaugh
1962 Henry Nickerson
1965 Olive May (Williams) White
1970 Nellie (Hunt) Boyle
1976 Clayton B. Pollard  ’23
1979 Jessie E. (Speck) Martin
1993 Wilber I. Darnall
2001 Frank D. Zysset
2007 Evelyn (Klooz) Arnold
2008 Bessie (Hoppes) Frew  ’37

News from this week in Farnam history:
4/27
  – W. G. Parker Closing Out (1939)
  – Wear Wins at Gothenburg (1939)
5/1
  – Contracts for New Grade School (1930)
  – Co-Op Oil Station Robbed (1952)
  – Keystone Items - 1 May 1886 (1886)
  – Lions Club Organized Here (1941)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/23/2019
  – Klein, Anna K. (1899-1993)
  – Schroder, Leila F. (Siemiller)  ’36 (1915-1993)
  – Speck, Rick  ’79 (1961-1987)

4/17/2019
  – Bosch, Thomas E.  ’67 (1949-2019)
  – Widick, Orvale J.  ’42 (1925-2019)

3/31/2019
  – Heumphreus, Amy P. (Mercer) (1889-1964)
  – Liggitt, Mary (Robson) (1876-1960)

3/29/2019
  – Haskins, Henry S. (1878-1963)
  – Lee, Willard (1882-1963)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1891 Leroy L. Presler Cash Entry Homestead
1895 James B. Murphy Homestead
 

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



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