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      Monday December 11, 2017    

In Memoriam

Died   Name   Cemetery
11/4   Irene (Schnackenberg) Viter   Gothenburg, NE
10/25   Elden "Nick" Nickerson ’51   Boulder, CO
10/13   Waunetta V. (Donner) Crisman   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1835 Sarah J. (Robinson) Martin
1849 Orlando E. Thompson Homestead
1854 James Nelson Mercer
1870 Nancy E. Darrah
1870 T. Harry Messersmith
1882 Stella M. (Snodgrass) Spencer
1883 Maggie Hoy
1884 Margaret F. (Walker) Dawson
1891 Katie Lee (Clement) Craft
1902 Edith (Martin) Beery  ’21
1911 Harlan Stewart  ’29
1916 George Carmin
1919 Lillian (Wallace) Williams
1922 Helen (Callan) Arent
Died this day in history:

1891 Sarah A. (Lyon) Lockwood
1898 Isreal Brand Cash Entry Cash Entry
1918 Morris Maurer
1919 Benjamin Scott Homestead
1923 Warren C Fenton Homestead
1962 Delba J. Morton
1964 Clyne B. Beisner
1974 Rodney S. McNickle
1974 John B. Orner  ’25
1975 Carl L. Wear
1981 Clarence Johnson
1995 Viola (Derra) Hampson
2009 Helen (Flock) Wear
2011 Alvin Mandery

News from this month in Farnam history:
  – First Issue of The Farnam Echo
  – Public Notice
  – Telephone Company Organized
  – Big Dance Christmas Eve
  – New Hospital Dedicated
  – New Co-op Oil Station Opening

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

Miscellaneous additions:
    History Book - The Farnam Centennial history book (1982) has been scanned and published to this site. HTML versions of each section are also being prepared and added as time allows. [updated 3/16/2017]

On the History Book page you will also find an Index of names in the print edition and an Index of names of Farnam High School graduates.

Homestead events on this day in history

Final proof filed:

1890 Catharine (Colebank) Dyer Cash Entry
1890 Augustus P. Griffis Homestead
1890 George T. Hastings Cash Entry Cash Entry
1890 William Price Cash Entry
1890 Frank R Shirwin Cash Entry
1890 Cornelius H Van Tilborg 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: 12/12/2017 -
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