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      Wednesday March 20, 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:

1822 Ellen (Starr) Hathaway
1834 Mahala Jane (Roe) Sexton
1863 Victoria (Nixon) Moore
1865 Milton P. Hiddleson Cash Entry Homestead
1868 John P Stinnette Homestead
1881 William E. Adkisson
1883 Fred N. Darnall
1887 Maud (Munsil) Whitney
1889 Milo J. Nickerson
1889 Cora E. (Brown) Sheffield
1891 Emma L. (Griffis) Palmer
1901 Elva A. (Pollard) Maurer
1911 Leta G. (Hampson) Stapp
1916 Edna (Vang) Mowrey
1919 Floyd Grandstaff
1923 Edward R., Sr. Krone
  Died this day in history:

1905 Mary (Hall) DeLate
1919 Christina W. (Anderson) Bjorling
1934 John F. Geis Homestead
1943 Oliver Jones
1972 Francis E. (Beck) Meick  ’28
1977 Alma R. (Geaudreau) Clouatre
1981 Ada W. (Spangler) Donelson
1993 Stella M. (Adkisson) Lehman
1998 Raymond I. Buehner
2004 Evonne (Orman) Klein
2005 Bernard E. Marlin

News from this week in Farnam history:
3/21
  – County Service Flag (1918)
  – Somewhere in France (Rowland) (1918)
3/23
  – Indian House Uncovered (1939)
3/24
  – Letter from A. B. Thrasher (1938)
  – News from 1886 Farnam Press (1922)

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:

1893 Archie L. Teel Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1890 Erwin M Forbes Cash Entry
1890 Alfonso E Powers Cash Entry
1890 Albert J Westgale Cash Entry
1890 Dr. Frank L. Wilmeth 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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