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      Monday July 16, 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
6/30   Lilly R. (Houser) Donner   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1843 George Y. Best Timber Culture Homestead
1891 Ruth (Babcock) Cruzan
1893 Julia Anna (McCarl) McMichael
1898 Martha (Lauer) Kriemelmeyer
1899 Glenn V. Dawson
1907 Norma L. (Pounds) Hopkins
1912 Helen (Nickerson) Sheffield
  Died this day in history:

1914 Margaret Cecelia (Rittor) Dalton
1937 Charles W. Crampton
1942 Bernard J. Murphy
1954 Francis McNickle  ’32
1960 Edythe P. (Peterson) Kaufman  ’18
1975 Leta G. (Hampson) Stapp
1997 Dale C. Montgomery
2002 V. Lucille (Mowrey) Speck  ’32

News from this week in Farnam history:
7/18
  – Wanders in Hills 17 Days (1935)
7/19
  – Farnam Boys Called (1917)
7/20
  – Boy Caught in Wringer (1923)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



7/6/2018
  – Siemiller, Ray L. (1925-1927)

7/3/2018
  – Donner, Lilly R. (Houser) (1928-2018)

7/1/2018
  – Dalton, Lawrence (1895-1937)

6/24/2018
  – Dircksen, Fred (1895-1976)
 

7/5/2018
  – Traffic Signals Being Installed (1929)
  – Meteor Strikes Heath House (1929)
  – Farnam Grade School Burned (1930)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1884 Albert Carpenter Homestead
1894 Robert L. Van Horn Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1879 Samuel F. Watts Homestead
1894 John H Evans Timber Culture
1898 Fanny Burrows Homestead

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



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