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      Monday August 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
7/18   Dorothy L. (Clement) Lange ’44   Arlington, NE
7/17   Jeweldine (Davis) Gaibler ’48   Maxwell, NE
7/14   Ora M. (Clement) McMichael ’36   Farnam, NE
6/30   Lilly R. (Houser) Donner   Farnam, NE
6/25   Ruth L. (Fenton) Parker ’46   Maxwell, NE

  Born this day in history:

1833 Christian Lapp
1839 Elizabeth (Phillips) Saxon
1849 William A. Preston
1858 John F. Wyckoff
1859 Margaret M. (Clemens) Johnson
1876 Martin Jurjens
1892 Floyd Sheffield
1896 Clifford Nickerson
1911 Yvonne (Guerin) (Champoux) Hotchkiss  ’29
1911 Cecil Williams  ’30
1924 Patricia (Rowland) (Wear) Soundy  ’41
1928 E. Gene Hoppe  ’46
1979 Infant Johnson
  Died this day in history:

1920 Ethzelda (Mayfield) Rank
1929 Richard H Lister Homestead
1939 Alfred J Ealy Homestead
1979 Infant Johnson
1983 Henry H. Hirschmiller  ’25
1985 Katie E. (Hueftle) Hess
1990 Christian R. Frank
2001 Argil F. Donner
2017 Shirley (France) Aden

News from this week in Farnam history:
8/23
  – President Is Dead (1923)
8/26
  – Highway Opened (1937)
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – WPA Grant Approved (1937)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



8/14/2018
  – Klein, Etta C. (Harms) (1877-1932)

8/11/2018
  – Pearson, Emma (Reeves) (1893-1994)

8/10/2018
  – Pearson, Alfred E. (1919-1934)
  – Tibbets, Gayle (Dawson)  ’12 (1895-1949)
  – Titchen, Martin (1870-1949)

8/5/2018
  – Heumphreus, James A. (1914-1936)

8/2/2018
  – Hampson, Fannie (Jones) (1872-1937)

7/27/2018
  – Jackson, Elmer L. (1902-1930)
  – Knisley, Violet (1920-1934)
  – Ommert, Etta M. (Parker) (1864-1934)

7/24/2018
  – Newton, Marion (Golay)(McNickle)   ’35 (1917-2016)

7/23/2018
  – Golay, Alice M. (Ceder) (1893-1936)
  – Golay, Max Eugene (1915-1930)
 

8/14/2018
  – Looking Back Forty-five Years (1932)

8/5/2018
  – James Heumphreus Shot (1936)

7/27/2018
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – Work Started On New Auditorium (1938)

7/23/2018
  – Max Golay Drowns (1930)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

   
Final proof filed:

1892 Josie Peterson Homestead
1892 John Rylander Timber Culture Homestead
1895 John Spliethof Homestead

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



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