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      Tuesday December 12, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
11/4   Irene (Schnackenberg) Viter   Gothenburg, NE
10/25   Elden "Nick" Nickerson ’51   Boulder, CO

  Born this day in history:

1876 Agnes E. (McCarl) McMichael
1890 Oleeta B. Dowers
1891 Clark Duncan
1904 Esther E. (Pollard) Robertson  ’22
1909 Burt C. Clement
1918 Lorraine (Reeves) Oman  ’36
1931 Russell L. Williams  ’49
1935 Eleanor M. (Olsson) Nickerson
1993 Chelsea Rookstool
Died this day in history:

1891 Jeremiah Bradshaw
1916 J. Raymond Dawson
1918 Frank M. Dawson
1918 Eli Heath
1925 James M. Hinton Timber Culture
1926 Elizabeth I. (Billings) Murphy
1940 John M. Liggitt
1944 Dell D. Caley
1974 Elizabeth R. (Rice) Klooz
2012 Mildred (Nelson) Heath

News from this month in Farnam history:
12/5/1903
  – First Issue of The Farnam Echo
  – Public Notice
12/12/1903
  – Telephone Company Organized
12/17/1914
  – Big Dance Christmas Eve
  – New Hospital Dedicated
12/19/1935
  – New Co-op Oil Station Opening
12/26/1918
  – Shot Thumb Off

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



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:

1890 Charles H. Maley Homestead Timber Culture Homestead
1901 George M Richardson Cash Entry 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



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