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      Wednesday December 13, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
11/20   Betty Jo (Ragsdale) Butler ’41   Nashville, TN
11/4   Irene (Schnackenberg) Viter   Gothenburg, NE
10/25   Elden "Nick" Nickerson ’51   Boulder, CO

  Born this day in history:

1848 Isaac B. Williams
1849 David Robson Homestead
1859 Nora (Salnave) Maurer
1892 Arnold D. Lampe
1892 Leonard E. Larson
Died this day in history:

1868 James Hershman
1922 Frances K. (Stauffer) Anthony
1962 Phillip R. Clabaugh
1969 Donald N. Beisner  ’20
2000 Donna Belle (McNeal) Stevens
2002 Esther (Seifer) Bosch
2007 Maxine L. (Stewart) Bennett
2009 Ruby Louise (Chesbrough) Oberg

News from this month in Farnam history:
12/5/1903
  – First Issue of The Farnam Echo
  – Public Notice
12/12/1903
  – Telephone Company Organized
12/17/1914
  – Big Dance Christmas Eve
  – New Hospital Dedicated
12/19/1935
  – New Co-op Oil Station Opening
12/26/1918
  – Shot Thumb Off

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



12/14/2017
  – Adkisson, Maggie Angelina (1903-1904)
  – Allen, William (1826-1905)
  – Bray, Cyril L. (1904-1904)
  – Fletcher, Ruth A. (1898-1910)
  – Greenlee, Eloise Esther (1907-1911)
  – Greenlee, Similda (Lawrence) (-1905)
  – Irelan, Phidelia (Pratt) (1833-1911)
  – Martin, Claude D. (1902-1904)
  – Martin, Donovan L. (1903-1904)
  – Merryfield, Baby Margery N. (1906-1909)
  – Messersmith, Leo W. (1897-1913)
  – Patterson, Maude (Rhoads) (1883-1908)
  – Peterson, Emphord William (1908-1912)
  – Rose, Zora Naioma (1906-1906)
  – Walker, Archibald (1851-1910)
  – Woodgate, Elizabeth "Dolly" (1905-1909)

12/13/2017
  – Butler, Betty Jo (Ragsdale)  ’41 (1924-2017)


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

 
Application filed:

1888 John W Morgan Cash Entry Homestead

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



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