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      Monday March 25, 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.


Pvt. Glenn E. Conover
Died In Service
November 4, 1918

  In Memoriam

Died   Name   Cemetery
3/6   Phyllis M. (Heath) Reynolds ’45   Farnam, NE
2/25   Luann Snow   Farnam, NE
2/3   Herman L. Dearman   North Platte, NE
1/25   Jean (Gugelman) Fritz   Maxwell, NE

  Born this day in history:

1853 Augustus H. Fairbank Homestead
1868 John E. Hobbs
1899 Florence Hurley
1902 Ada Bell (Kistler) Waits
1904 Bert Hampson  ’25
1907 John B. Orner  ’25
1908 Infant Daughter Hicks
1908 Ida Marie Lehman  ’26
1909 Marvelle (Kriz) Smith
1921 Leah M. (Price) Gaudreault  ’38
1923 Milton M. Kneese
1941 Julia F. (McMichael) Thomas  ’58
1975 Tony Ray Klein  ’94
  Died this day in history:

1915 Glenn V. Donelson
1938 Eliza A. (Winters) Williams
1939 Oliver A. Sheffield
1943 Matilda E. (Schemanski) Guddat
1955 Chase E. Gish
1961 Lela E. (Thrasher) Gish
1962 Samuel C. Heath
1983 Evelyn I. (Friend) West  ’30
2004 Doris L. (Hoppes) Hueftle  ’40
2005 William L. Dubry
2008 Terry W. Fritz  ’67

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Heath Has Unusual Experience (1929)
  – E. A. Brown Grand Opening (1928)
  – Surveying Started (1939)
  – To Haul Rock (1939)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Reynolds, Phyllis M. (Heath)  ’45 (1929-2019)

  – Snow, Luann (1960-2019)

  – Lions Club Organized Here (1941)

  – Creamery Destroyed by Fire (1918)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1884 Charles S. Hinman Homestead
1885 Grant Fisher Homestead
1885 W.H. "William" Rolph Homestead
1899 Charles T. Anders Homestead
Final proof filed:

1885 John O. Bissel Cash Entry Homestead
1889 John M. Kennedy Homestead
1890 John L Barry Cash Entry
1890 John O. Bissel Cash Entry Homestead
1890 John M Hunter Cash Entry
1890 Lillie (Rummell) McClary Cash Entry
1890 William Arthur Whitney 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: 3/25/2019 -
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