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      Friday April 20, 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.

 

These "boys of Farnam" enlisted together at Lincoln, Nebraska in May, 1917:
John Rowland, Dwight Stebbins, Harald Buss and Owen Thompson


 
  In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
4/7   Ruth May (Smallfoot) Miller   Gothenburg, NE

  Born this day in history:

1823 Sarah I. Stone Timber Culture
1844 Calvin Bradshaw Homestead
1861 Janet Munsil
1877 Vincent C. Donelson
1878 Charles K. Evarts
1885 William E. Russell
1905 Edna M. (Adkisson) Hathaway
1914 Eva V. (Stewart) Johnson  ’31
1918 Dorothy (Stinnette) (Murray) Goodman
1935 Joan (Phillips) Brauer
  Died this day in history:

1902 Mary Jane (Ford) Boyle
1923 Joanna (Dierdoff) Dryden
1928 Jesse Hurshman Homestead
1934 Sarah E. (Mitchell) Beal Homestead
1945 George I. Johnson
1953 Minnie C. Kestler
1971 Robert O. Thrasher
1990 Philip G. Hueftle
1998 Verne W. Dowers
1998 Madie (Nickerson) Widick  ’58
2003 Leila V. (Rogers) Hoy
2015 Rex A. Stewart  ’47

News from this week in Farnam history:
4/24
  – Letter From Siberia (1919)
4/25
  – Flood of April 23-24, 1929 (1929)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/13/2018
  – Miller, Ruth May (Smallfoot) (1926-2018)

4/9/2018
  – Beye, Caroline (Beisner) (1865-1928)
  – Beye, Henry G. (1855-1928)

3/30/2018
  – Laucomer, George (1848-1927)

3/23/2018
  – Speck, Peter (1879-1937)

3/22/2018
  – Metcalf, James F. (1861-1916)
 

4/9/2018
  – Somewhere in France (Thompson) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Archie) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Elbert) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Buss) (1918)

4/5/2018
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Harris) (1918)

4/2/2018
  – Call To Arms From Wilson (1917)

3/22/2018
  – Village Board Proceedings (1925)
  – Stolen Deposit Boxes Found (1926)
  – German Relics Received (1934)
  – Why Towns Fail (1938)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1887 Hudson Fitch Homestead
1893 John E. Barnes Homestead
1897 Robert L. Craig Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1891 Charles H. Maley Homestead Timber Culture Homestead
1894 Edwin Frear Homestead
1897 Henry N. Brown Homestead

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



Published: 4/19/2018 - http://www.historicfarnam.us
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