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      Friday August 18, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
  Born this day in history:

1860 John DeLate Homestead
1874 Jennie A. (Hurshman) Barnes
1876 A. Mertyce (Thompson) Kerr
1880 Alice (Souder) Austin
1884 Edna (Parker) Preston
1887 Maudie E. Cole
1888 Charlie A. Harry
1894 Elmer Maurer
1913 Gaylord Velte  ’30
1949 Marilyn (Claflin) Cuttell  ’67
Died this day in history:

1886 John O. Bissel Cash Entry Homestead
1925 Mildred Eveleyn Youree
1940 Emma M. (Helms) Harbert
1945 Joseph Orville Tillotson Homestead
1946 Thomas C. Crampton
1953 Bert H. Baker
1965 Nona (Stilley) (Brown) Miller  ’03
2001 Joseph Jack Seals
2005 Royal Myles Donelson

News from this month in Farnam history:
8/5/1937
  – Farnam Group On Elephant Hunt
8/8/1885
  – Keystone Items - 8 August 1885
8/12/1926
  – Drown When Car Overturns
8/13/1936
  – Jubilee Draws Crowds
8/14/1958
  – A Request
8/15/1885
  – Keystone Items - 15 August 1885
8/16/1917
  – World War I Draft
8/20/1925
  – Greenlee Home Destroyed by Fire
8/23/1923
  – President Is Dead
8/26/1937
  – Highway Opened
  – WPA Grant Approved

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



7/23/2017
  – Speck, John H. (1861-1916)


8/9/2017
  – Farnam Protests (1896)
  – Farnam Facts and Fancies July 8 (1897)
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)

8/8/2017
  – Farnam Facts and Fancies May 20 (1897)


Miscellaneous additions:
    History Book - The Farnam Centennial history book (1982) has been scanned and published to this site. HTML versions of each section are also being prepared and added as time allows. [updated 3/16/2017]

On the History Book page you will also find an Index of names in the print edition and an Index of names of Farnam High School graduates.
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1884 Willis L. DeClow Homestead
1886 Cyrus J. McBeth Homestead

Final proof filed:

1887 George W. Wiseman Timber Culture Homestead
1891 John W. Fletcher Homestead
1897 George E Park Timber Culture
1897 William H Wilmeth Timber Culture 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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