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      Tuesday April 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:

1839 Josephus M. Voodry Homestead
1853 Jake D. Kistler
1866 Hannah E. (Wilson) Alspaw
1871 Ruth (Bronson) Thrasher
1876 Dora (Piel) Crisman
1876 Lillian I. (Roberts) McElwain
1882 Daisy (Richards) (Gardner) Newman
1895 Maud E. (Eberly) Stebbins
1904 Lawrence P. Stear
1905 Anne (Gewecke) Rodham
  Died this day in history:

1912 Johan F Schmidt Homestead
1917 Mary Jane (Hill) (Harmon) Roberts
1927 Benjamin Sebring Homestead
1948 Jacob Kaufman Cash Entry
1956 Henry J. Roetter
1956 Leroy H. Whitman
1969 Bertha L. (Wagner) Jones
1976 Achsa A. (Ommert) Messersmith
1993 Vernon Magee
2001 Ruth E. (Carman) Gish  ’26

News from this week in Farnam history:
4/25
  – Flood of April 23-24, 1929 (1929)
  – Private L. E. Peterson (1918)
4/27
  – W. G. Parker Closing Out (1939)
  – Wear Wins at Gothenburg (1939)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



4/20/2018
  – Bray, Candace (Tolle)(Maggard)  (1877-1963)
  – Bray, Infant (-1920)
  – Bray, James Martin (1880-1967)
  – Olson, Evrena (1845-1916)
  – Ziemer, Infant Son (1920-1920)

4/13/2018
  – Miller, Ruth May (Smallfoot) (1926-2018)

4/9/2018
  – Beye, Caroline (Beisner) (1865-1928)
  – Beye, Henry G. (1855-1928)

3/30/2018
  – Laucomer, George (1848-1927)
 

4/24/2018
  – Farnam's First War Baby (1918)

4/23/2018
  – From Camp Dodge (McDermott) (1918)
  – Took Seven Germans (1918)
  – Turned the Town Upside Down (1918)

4/21/2018
  – Private L. E. Peterson (1918)
  – From Camp Kearney (Johnson) (1918)

4/19/2018
  – From Camp Cody (Bowling) (1917)
  – From Camp Cody (Harris) (1918)
  – From Our Sailors (Brown) (1918)
  – From Camp Cody (Harris) (1918)

4/9/2018
  – Somewhere in France (Thompson) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Archie) (1918)
  – From the Miller Boys (Elbert) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Buss) (1918)

4/5/2018
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Harris) (1918)

4/2/2018
  – Call To Arms From Wilson (1917)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

   
Final proof filed:

1879 Dempsey B. Palmer Homestead
1888 Nathan Bowman Cash Entry
1888 Sallie (Vanarsdol) Burrell Cash Entry
1888 Willard B. Carman Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 Martin Carothers Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 Edward B. Murphy Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 Gertrude Newman Cash Entry Cash Entry
1888 George W Rummell Cash Entry
1888 Millard S. Smith Cash Entry Homestead
1888 John J. Urmson Cash Entry
1893 Woodard R. Potter Homestead
1893 Charles D. Scott Homestead
1903 Salathiel D. Gregory Homestead
1905 Wick Broady Homestead
1905 Charles L Grant Homestead
1905 (Delos) Austin Hill Homestead

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



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