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      Wednesday April 25, 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
4/7   Ruth May (Smallfoot) Miller   Gothenburg, NE

  Born this day in history:

1832 Asa Lincoln Homestead
1875 Carl J. Velte
1892 Ollie P. (Uhlig) Stewart
1894 Evelyn Marie (Hicks) Davidson
1930 Carol (Rice) Hertel  ’48
  Died this day in history:

1897 Mary C. (Young) Bailey
1905 Clifton E. Davis
1919 Clifford F. Smith
1930 John T. Martin
1958 Walter Harold Rose
1961 Kate (Shipton) Ward Homestead
2000 Jaunita (Estes) Page
2001 Glenn L. Beery
2001 Howard S. Lamm
2006 Madolene (Hudson) Edson
2015 Alois J., Jr. Rinke

News from this week in Farnam history:
4/27
  – W. G. Parker Closing Out (1939)
  – Wear Wins at Gothenburg (1939)
5/1
  – Contracts for New Grade School (1930)
  – Co-Op Oil Station Robbed (1952)
  – Keystone Items - 1 May 1886 (1886)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/20/2018
  – Bray, Candace (Tolle)(Maggard)  (1877-1963)
  – Bray, Infant (-1920)
  – Bray, James Martin (1880-1967)
  – Olson, Evrena (1845-1916)
  – Ziemer, Infant Son (1920-1920)

4/13/2018
  – Miller, Ruth May (Smallfoot) (1926-2018)

4/9/2018
  – Beye, Caroline (Beisner) (1865-1928)
  – Beye, Henry G. (1855-1928)

3/30/2018
  – Laucomer, George (1848-1927)
 

4/24/2018
  – Farnam's First War Baby (1918)

4/23/2018
  – From Camp Dodge (McDermott) (1918)
  – Took Seven Germans (1918)
  – Turned the Town Upside Down (1918)

4/21/2018
  – Private L. E. Peterson (1918)
  – From Camp Kearney (Johnson) (1918)

4/19/2018
  – From Camp Cody (Bowling) (1917)
  – From Camp Cody (Harris) (1918)
  – From Our Sailors (Brown) (1918)
  – From Camp Cody (Harris) (1918)

4/9/2018
  – Somewhere in France (Thompson) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Archie) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Elbert) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Buss) (1918)

4/5/2018
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Harris) (1918)

4/2/2018
  – Call To Arms From Wilson (1917)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1878 Jasper Dennis Homestead
1887 Alfred John Brooks Homestead
1889 Mary (Murphy) McDonald Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1878 Jasper Dennis Homestead
1888 W. Taylor Jones Homestead
1894 George Laucomer Homestead Timber Culture
1895 Abel W. Campbell Timber Culture Homestead
1895 Granville B. Mayfield Homestead Timber Culture
1895 Pleasant E Stinnette Timber Culture
1896 George A. Watkins 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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