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      Sunday September 22, 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.


John Rowland, Dwight Stebbins, Harald Buss and Owen Thompson (pictured), along with C. E. Davidson and Cecil Williams arrived at Hoboken, NJ aboard the Leviathan on April 25, 1919.

  In Memoriam

Died   Name   Cemetery
8/21   Karl "Jack" Randecker  

  Born this day in history:

1819 Mary "Polly" (Monroe) McMillan
1841 Elizabeth A. (Lockwood) Sanders
1849 William M. Johnston
1862 Richard Brown
1866 Charles F. Hicks Cash Entry
1888 Charles C. Hilton
1889 Morinda Jane Work
1894 Autumn L. (Parkin) Bennett
1894 Glennie (Jones) Pollard
1906 Baby Jean E. Maddux
1911 Bertha (Klooz) Hines
1915 Willis "Bill" J. Callahan
1920 Ethel (McNickle) Thomsen  ’37
1921 Florence (Baker) (Weisshaar) Oberg
1922 Velma A. (McMichael) Phillips
  Died this day in history:

1890 Edith L. Brown
1890 Anna A. "Amelia" (Hayes) Colebank
1917 Columbus Thrash
1925 Josie Peterson Homestead
1942 Clara M. (McMichael) Johnson
1963 Delorice J. (Wilson) Houser
2001 George E. Lungrin
2007 Irene (Hopkins) Hercy
2008 Viola M. (Waggoner) Brasch
2012 Arthur Wolf

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Cooker Blows Up (1960)
  – Memorial Game for Ronald Lewis (1938)
  – Traffic Signals Being Installed (1929)
  – From Two Jackies (9/19/1917) (1917)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Donelson, Jennie A. (Swenson) (1879-1952)

  – Randecker, Karl "Jack" (1932-2019)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1884 Elmer T. Buss Homestead
1892 Rosa "Rosie" (Day) Stone Homestead
Final proof filed:

1891 George Stedman Homestead

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 ’00 = Farnam High School Class of 1900
Patent Type: Cash Entry     Homestead    Timber Culture

Published: 9/22/2019 -
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