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      Thursday August 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
6/25   Don W. Lydic ’60   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1834 Christopher C. Underwood
1851 W. H. Hobbs
1874 R. Bertha (Rogers) Nall
1894 Carnot DeLate
1895 Mary Ferne (Pollard) Hugo  ’14
1901 Howard W. Wilmeth
1902 Lou (Boggs) Miller
  Died this day in history:

1932 Forrest D. Harris
1948 Agnes Emily (Parker) Mercer
1950 Mayme (Garven) Ainlay  ’98
1958 Mae E. (Griffith) Wilmeth Homestead
2004 Marie L. (Berger) Clouatre

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – President Is Dead (1923)
  – Highway Opened (1937)
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – WPA Grant Approved (1937)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Edson, Roscoe (1882-1946)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1884 Jacob A. Miller Homestead
1884 Robert Snowball Homestead
Final proof filed:

1888 Isaac M. Sexton Homestead
1893 Albert E Miller Homestead
1894 Jonathan Fisher Timber Culture Homestead
1894 Reynold Fishwild Timber Culture

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: 8/23/2019 -
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