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      Wednesday April 26, 2017    

In Memoriam

Died   Name   Buried
3/23   Wayne Arthur Devine   Farnam, NE
3/19   Dorothy (Vlasin) (Johnson) Milner   Madrid, NE

  Born this day in history:

1839 Nancy M. (Dryden) Thomas
1862 Mina (Carpenter) Jones
1868 Martin V. Babcock
1887 O. Lee Hudson
1889 Rose A. (Parker) Carman
1892 George Henry Shelley
1906 Charley E. Davis  ’24
1912 Esther (Seifer) Bosch
1914 Reefy P. (Hazen) Beery  ’31
1917 Alfred R. Friesenborg
1934 Elaine Peterson
Died this day in history:

1901 Isaac M. Sexton Homestead
1923 Thomas J. Messersmith Timber Culture Cash Entry
1964 Allie (Martin) Stebbins
2002 Keithen Peirsol  ’51
2011 Dorothy M. (Crisman) Jurjens
2014 Thurman Foote  ’40

News from this month in Farnam history:
  – Moorefield Man Loses Eye
  – Soldier Letter - Elbert Miller
  – Flood of April 23-24, 1929
  – W. G. Parker Closing Out
  – Wear Wins at Gothenburg
  – Contracts for New Grade School
  – Co-Op Oil Station Robbed
  – Keystone Items - 1 May 1886
  – Band Escorts Boys to Depot
  – New Hospital Planned
  – Farnam Lady Finds Medals
  – Poppy Day May 25th
  – Baby Swallows Burr

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Milner, Dorothy (Vlasin) (1922-2017)

  – Ballard, Delbert A. (1929-2010)
  – Weeden, John (1835-1904)

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

Final proof filed:

1888 William L. Hicks Homestead Cash Entry
1888 Vassal A Kelley Cash Entry
1888 Eva (Smith) Mayfield Cash Entry Timber Culture
1888 Gertrude Newman Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 Carlile L Parker Cash Entry
1888 Alfred C Russell Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 William H Smith Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 Sarah Van Arsdol 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: 4/25/2017 -
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