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      Saturday May 25, 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
4/16   Orvale J. Widick ’42   Farnam, NE
4/15   Thomas E. Bosch ’67   Gothenburg, NE

  Born this day in history:

1819 Charles U. Lockwood Homestead
1845 Sarah (Edwards) Craig
1849 David Henry Fairbank
1883 Maude (Rhoads) Patterson
1891 Myrtle M. (Miller) Austin
1897 Elnora A. Johnson
1900 Albert Bosch
1932 Edwin Tines
1939 Stanley Anders
  Died this day in history:

1906 Alice (Collet) Fraker
1919 John Halbgewachs Cash Entry
1923 Pearl W. (Parker) (Stebbins) Carman
1926 Lucy E. (Forsyth) Young
1939 Almira E. (Irelan) Dodd
1952 Willard Carman  ’25
1958 Mary L. (Crossgrove) Oman
1973 Margarette (Parker) Rowland  ’14
1994 Lois (Ommert) Rosenfelt
2013 Diane (Devine) Penner

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Seniors Receive Diplomas (1939)
  – Farnam High School Commencement (1937)
  – Seventeen Received Diplomas (1926)
  – Business Houses Close (1914)
  – Graduation Exercises (1914)
  – Memorial Day Program (1914)
  – Memorial Service (1914)
  – Commencement (1918)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Hathaway, Ida (Wollam) (1878-1948)

Homestead events on this day in history

Final proof filed:

1887 George Dale Timber Culture Homestead
1896 Joseph Bennett 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

Published: 5/25/2019 -
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