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      Thursday May 24, 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:

1866 Sarah Arabelle (Raff) (Mosley) James
1870 John E. Barnes Homestead
1870 Sarah Elizabeth "Sadie" (Shaw) Hall
1877 David H. Smith
1889 Peter H. Clement
1890 Knowles E. Johnson
1892 Edith A. (Presler) Sheffield
1900 Ora R. Stull
1908 John H. Franzen
1908 Mary E. Tillotson
1916 Elinor I. (Foster) England
1923 Cecil G. (Gaedke) Krepcik
1928 Keith L. Anthony
1945 Fred Jackson  ’63
  Died this day in history:

1904 Isaac Burner Homestead
1904 Gladys A. Perkins
1915 Amanda (Pendell) Bick
1915 Harriett (Beverly) Dale
1917 Larkin Kingrey Homestead
1930 Elizabeth A. (Beaman) Miller
1933 Conrad Callihan Homestead
1933 Robert C. Thrasher
1968 Leroy W. Gish
1971 Ralph W. Clement

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

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Bick, Amanda (Pendell) (1863-1915)

  – Barton, James W. (1858-1929)
  – Corell, Edna C. (Barton) (1881-1927)

  – Carmichael, Elizabeth Viola (Barnhart) (1871-1942)

  – Large Crowd at Memorial Services (1915)
  – Storm Does Damage (1915)
  – Graduates of 1930 (1930)

  – J. W. Barton Sells Echo (1905)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1886 Herman Dyer Homestead
1886 Levi Dyer Homestead
1887 Charles E. Antrup Cash Entry Homestead
Final proof filed:

1909 Arthur S. Allen 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: 5/23/2018 -
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