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      Thursday July 20, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
Died   Name   Cemetery
6/19   Ross Klein   Maywood, NE
6/9   June L. (Hilton) Walker   Farnam, NE

  Born this day in history:

1858 Laura J. (Dawson) Moore
1899 T. L. Roy Heath
1914 Clarence John Oberg  ’31
Died this day in history:

1934 Etta M. (Parker) Ommert
1951 Henry A. Sturgeon
1957 Eldin C. Roberts
1962 Harry L. Taylor
1975 Emery O. Messersmith
1999 Ruth (Heater) Barrett
2003 Elizabeth (Eddingfield) Speck
2016 Judith E. (Murphy) Dubry

News from this month in Farnam history:
7/7/1921
  – Man Injured in Runaway
7/9/1914
  – Successful Celebration
7/11/1907
  – 4th of July Celebration
7/15/1937
  – Bandit Hideout Near North Platte
  – Large Sign for Airplanes
7/18/1935
  – Wanders in Hills 17 Days
7/20/1923
  – Boy Caught in Wringer
7/23/1936
  – Swimming Pool Advocated
7/25/1885
  – Keystone Items - 25 July 1885
7/28/1886
  – Keystone Items - 28 July 1886

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



7/17/2017
  – Walker, Jeremiah H. (1864-1926)

6/21/2017
  – Klein, Ross (1929-2017)


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:

1885 William H., Sr. Bailey Timber Culture Homestead
1886 Alfred Peterson Homestead

Final proof filed:

1885 Mary A. (Rolph) Marlin Homestead
1889 James A. Berwick Timber Culture Homestead
1889 Willis L. DeClow Homestead
1906 Solomon Wilber Fender 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: 7/20/2017 - http://www.historicfarnam.us
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