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      Sunday October 13, 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:

1831 Abigal M. (Wilson) Fitch
1859 Benjamin F. Downard Timber Culture Homestead
1886 Annie E. (McLaughlin) Welch
1888 Grace (Kestler) Bayley
1906 Edna F. (Ware) Buss
1906 Esther (Hicks) (Boyd) Whitacre  ’24
1915 Leon O. Caster  ’35
1919 A. Muriel (Davison) Taylor
1923 Frances Marie (Vobejda) Clark
1923 Helen L. Wear
  Died this day in history:

1889 Michael McDermott Timber Culture
1949 Lillian (Blomquist) Bennett
1957 Walter Rolph
1965 Frederick H. Gaudreault
1977 Clara M. (Herrold) Darnall
2003 Myrtle (Volkman) Rogers
2004 Clifford C. Nickerson  ’45
2008 Kirby Shane Herrick
2017 Waunetta V. (Donner) Crisman

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Stewart, Mary Ellen (Hoppe)  ’50 (1932-2019)

  – 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)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1884 Thomas J. Collister Homestead
1888 Polly A. McDermott Homestead
Final proof filed:

1891 David W. Brooks Cash Entry Homestead
1891 Joseph B. Grooms Homestead
1898 John A. Ballard Homestead Timber Culture
1898 Joseph W. Beavers Timber Culture Homestead
1898 William M Farle Timber Culture
1898 John Hirschmiller Timber Culture
1898 Margret Struthers Timber Culture
1898 William Thomson Homestead Cash Entry Timber Culture
1910 Stella J Hill 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

Published: 10/13/2019 -
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