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      Saturday June 15, 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

  Born this day in history:

1862 Katie (O'Connell) Woodgate
1890 Edward Rieker
1901 Viola (White) Kotschwar
1908 Albert A. Soller
1915 Alvin M. Bringelson  ’34
  Died this day in history:

1897 Horace E. Caley
1921 Simon L. Starkey
1928 George Lord
1936 Norman H McDonald Timber Culture Homestead
1945 Louise M. (Gewecke) Teel
1961 Owen T. Thompson
1970 Clarence J. Devine
1996 Otto H. Knoedler
1999 Eva (Frazell) Reynolds
2000 Jean Ainlay (Parker) Davlin  ’33
2001 Lavern Jack Griffis
2006 Esther (Hicks) (Boyd) Whitacre  ’24
2012 Delma (Walker) Foote

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1938)
  – Closing Out Buggies (1905)
  – Gives Birth to Triplets (1920)
  – Grasshopper Poisoning Day (1937)
  – Vote to Continue Ingham High (1937)
  – My Boyhood Days (1904)
  – Narrowly Escaped Drowning (1914)
  – Registration Day (1918)
  – Young Men Called To The Colors (1918)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

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

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1882 Daniel Baugh Homestead
1891 Thomas Bowdich Homestead
1891 Jacob H. Guinn Homestead
1892 John, Jr. Elley Homestead

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

Published: 6/16/2019 -
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