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      Sunday June 17, 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

 
  Born this day in history:

1824 John Kennedy Homestead
1867 Adolphus Miller Homestead
1881 Gertrude E. (Dryden) Taylor  ’98
1888 Nellie Eleanor (Beavers) Nichols
1901 Edwin H. Hoppe
1903 Mildred Fern (Armitage) Miller  ’22
1907 Vesta (Sparks) Tillotson
1908 Ruth E. (Carman) Gish  ’26
1923 Robert High
1934 Elden "Nick" Nickerson  ’51
1953 Kent O. Widick
1954 John Edward Hoppe
  Died this day in history:

1893 Mary A. (Shaw) Scull
1918 Charles H Smith Homestead
1939 Mary (Peterson) Oberg
1954 John Edward Hoppe
1957 Samuel McKeown
1961 Goldie F. Schultz
1969 Omar C. Kitchen  ’03
1977 Myrtle (Waits) Bailey  ’04
1990 Doris M. (Fitch) Smith  ’22
2008 Ina (Newtson) Slack
2016 George J. Hergenrader

News from this week in Farnam history:
6/18
  – HERE'S THE PROGRAM (1914)
  – Narrowly Escaped Drowning (1914)
6/20
  – Registration Day (1918)
  – Young Men Called To The Colors (1918)
6/23
  – HORSE DRAGS A. GEWECKE (1922)
  – NEW H.S. BEING ERECTED (1922)
  – Pioneers of 1880s (1927)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



6/15/2018
  – Lehman, Edward H. (1901-1925)
  – Lehman, Lewis (1868-1933)

6/7/2018
  – Whitney, John F. (1860-1934)

6/4/2018
  – Walther, John F. (1867-1938)
 

6/13/2018
  – Gym Project Has Been Approved (1938)
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)
  – G. E. Mangus Buys Out Businesses (1939)

6/12/2018
  – Registration Day (1918)
  – Young Men Called To The Colors (1918)
  – Gives Birth to Triplets (1920)
  – Armistice Day Program 1925 (1925)
  – Growing (1925)
  – Will Celebrate Armistice Day (1925)
  – Armistice Program Good (1925)

6/9/2018
  – Grasshopper Poisoning Day (1937)
  – Vote to Continue Ingham High (1937)
  – Black Blizzard Following Heat (1937)

6/7/2018
  – Farnam's Service Flag (1918)

6/4/2018
  – Commencement (1918)
  – Destructive Wind Hits Farnam (1918)
  – Large Crowd Attended (1918)
  – The Eclipse (1918)

6/3/2018
  – Co L 5th Reg NNG (8/18/1916) (1916)
  – A Whopper (1917)

5/29/2018
  – Bud Hathaway Awarded Medal (1935)
  – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1938)
  – Formal Opening (1939)

5/28/2018
  – Decoration Day Service (1916)
  – Decoration Day (1916)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1885 William H. Galloway Cash Entry Homestead
1889 Henry Miller Homestead Homestead Cash Entry
1891 George E. Scott Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1889 Henry Miller Homestead Homestead Cash Entry
1891 Albert Carpenter Homestead

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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