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      Monday March 18, 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.

 

Pvt. Glenn E. Conover
Died In Service
November 4, 1918
France


 
  In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
3/6   Phyllis M. (Heath) Reynolds ’45   Farnam, NE
2/25   Luann Snow   Farnam, NE
2/3   Herman L. Dearman   North Platte, NE
1/25   Jean (Gugelman) Fritz   Maxwell, NE

  Born this day in history:

1858 Anna E. (Meredith) (Law) McBeth Homestead
1859 Henry Feldscher Homestead Timber Culture
1870 Honora E. (Martin) Westrope
1881 Minnie (Beisner) Patterson
1881 Dr. Alfred Reeves
1884 Minnie Alice (Murkle) Beck
1889 Jonathan H. Dryden
1894 Henry Nickerson
1905 Infant Boy Hopkins
1921 Adam J. Howat  ’39
1927 Royal Myles Donelson
  Died this day in history:

1905 Infant Boy Hopkins
1926 Susan Flanigan
1940 Joseph L. Fletcher Timber Culture Cash Entry Homestead
1943 Margarette Faye (Martin) Dixon
1948 Celia A. (Griffis) Stouffer  ’??
1959 Wick Broady Homestead
1999 Vivian (Bennett) Martin
1999 Jean A. (Cole) McNickle
2012 Ethel (Grannis) Hansen

News from this week in Farnam history:
3/19
  – $25.00 Reward (1904)
  – First Excavation of Tri-County (1936)
  – Warning (1904)
3/21
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
3/23
  – Indian House Uncovered (1939)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



3/7/2019
  – Reynolds, Phyllis M. (Heath)  ’45 (1929-2019)

3/2/2019
  – Snow, Luann (1960-2019)

2/22/2019
  – Coon, Ruth L. (Giddings) (1870-1930)
  – Greenlee, William T. (1851-1931)
  – Hilton, Sarah R. (Murray) (1868-1931)
  – Lapp, Eliza J. (Colvin)(Trindel)  (1852-1937)
  – Shelley, Ambrose S. (1843-1930)
  – Wilmeth, Howard H. (1873-1925)
  – Wilmeth, Richard L. (1931-1931)
 

3/18/2019
  – Creamery Destroyed by Fire (1918)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1885 Cyrena (Hays) Hurshman Homestead
1885 Jesse Hurshman Homestead
1886 Isaac J. Chambers Homestead
1892 Ellen Murphy Homestead
1893 Isaac M. Abercrombie 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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