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      Tuesday May 22, 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:

1820 John Holley Perkins
1847 Elizabeth A. (Beaman) Miller
1857 William H. McCarl
1887 Albert Hecox
1889 Annie (Folkers) Titchen
1903 Edna (Brock) Toberer  ’22
1912 Eugene F. Johnson
1919 H. Elaine (McNickle) Lindvall  ’36
1921 Fred Delos Beck
1925 Don Preitauer
  Died this day in history:

1917 Albert J. Kestler
1929 Martha A. (Caswell) Gragg
1939 Leah A. (Babcock) VanHorn
1940 Sarah Jane (Roberts) Hazen
1997 Margaret A. Dillin
1998 Doris (Roberts) Harlan  ’31

News from this week in Farnam history:
5/24
  – Commencement (1951) (1951)
  – Memorial Day Program (1951) (1951)
  – Teachers for Next Year (1952-53) (1951)
5/25
  – Seniors Receive Diplomas (1939)
5/27
  – Seventeen Received Diplomas (1926)
5/28
  – Business Houses Close (1914)
  – Graduation Exercises (1914)
  – Memorial Day Program (1914)
  – Memorial Service (1914)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



5/12/2018
  – Bick, Amanda (Pendell) (1863-1915)

5/9/2018
  – Barton, James W. (1858-1929)
  – Corell, Edna C. (Barton) (1881-1927)

5/4/2018
  – Carmichael, Elizabeth Viola (Barnhart) (1871-1942)
 

5/12/2018
  – Large Crowd at Memorial Services (1915)
  – Storm Does Damage (1915)
  – Graduates of 1930 (1930)

5/9/2018
  – J. W. Barton Sells Echo (1905)

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)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

   
Final proof filed:

1897 John DeLate Homestead
1911 Theron L Wiggins Homestead Cash Entry 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



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