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      Friday July 21, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
6/19   Ross Klein   Maywood, NE
6/9   June L. (Hilton) Walker   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1857 Christina W. (Anderson) Bjorling
1857 Chas. Fremont Peckham
1873 Henry J. Roetter
1887 Agnes A. (Lofgren) Blomstedt
1890 Reuben Chittock
1904 Georgia Marie Hines
1916 Marie M. (Wear) Hazen
1919 Richard A. Workman
1921 Maxine L. (Stewart) Bennett
1926 Clifford C. Nickerson  ’45
Died this day in history:

1937 Percy B. Shelley
1958 O. Eugenia (Carmichael) Craig
1963 Pearl F. (Mosley) Cross
1985 A. Fred S. Johnson
1990 Marion E. LaBounty  ’21
2011 Olive R. (Rahlmeyer) Mayden
2012 Uland C. "Bud" Jackson
2015 Audrey (Howell) (Cumpston) Tabor

News from this month in Farnam history:
7/9/1914
  – Successful Celebration
7/11/1907
  – 4th of July Celebration
7/15/1937
  – Bandit Hideout Near North Platte
  – Large Sign for Airplanes
7/18/1935
  – Wanders in Hills 17 Days
7/20/1923
  – Boy Caught in Wringer
7/23/1936
  – Swimming Pool Advocated
7/25/1885
  – Keystone Items - 25 July 1885
7/28/1886
  – Keystone Items - 28 July 1886
8/5/1937
  – Farnam Group On Elephant Hunt

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



7/17/2017
  – Walker, Jeremiah H. (1864-1926)


Miscellaneous additions:
    History Book - The Farnam Centennial history book (1982) has been scanned and published to this site. HTML versions of each section are also being prepared and added as time allows. [updated 3/16/2017]

On the History Book page you will also find an Index of names in the print edition and an Index of names of Farnam High School graduates.
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1880 George Dale Timber Culture Homestead
1884 David J. Stubblefield Homestead

Final proof filed:

1887 Justin C Elliott Homestead
1888 Robert A Barton Cash Entry
1888 William Hastings Cash Entry
1888 Joshua Palmer Cash Entry
1890 Joseph Downard Homestead
1894 Truman S Richards Homestead
1897 Asa Lincoln Homestead
1906 William E Sherman Cash Entry

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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