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      Friday October 20, 2017    

In Memoriam

Died   Name   Cemetery
10/13   Waunetta V. (Donner) Crisman   Farnam, NE
9/23   Janet Eileen (Knapp) (Groves) Linville  
8/31   Eddie D. Darnall   Farnam, NE
8/28   Raymond Klein   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1854 John W. Gerlits Timber Culture
1858 Lillian Northey Homestead
1863 Hettie "Hattie" (Heater) (Bailey) Osborn
1893 Howard Nickerson
1944 Raymond Houser
1957 Kenneth Eugene Ellis  ’75
Died this day in history:

1917 Hester M. (Guinn) Ealy
1932 Leila J. (Nickerson) Ommert
1933 James I. Austin Homestead
1936 James Nelson Mercer
1994 Anna M. (Fickenscher) Whitney
1995 Richard Edwin Reeves  ’29
2001 Ellis L. Widick  ’31

News from this month in Farnam history:
  – Keystone Items - 10 October 1885
  – Fall From Tractor Fatal

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Crisman, Waunetta V. (Donner) (1923-2017)
  – Darnall, Eddie D. (1966-2017)
  – Linville, Janet Eileen (Knapp)(Groves)  (1942-2017)

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:

1884 William F. Alspaw Homestead
1884 Albert D. Boas Timber Culture Homestead
1884 Thankful Jane (Deming) McNett Homestead Timber Culture
1884 Henry Aug Schmelzel Homestead
1884 James R. Shaw Timber Culture Cash Entry Homestead
1885 Charles H. Maley Homestead Timber Culture Homestead
1886 John W. Watt Homestead
1892 William F. McGinnis Homestead
1892 William C. Wollam Homestead

Final proof filed:

1890 Benjamin F. Downard Timber Culture Homestead
1890 Edwin L. Hall 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

Published: 10/22/2017 -
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