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      Monday October 14, 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.


John Rowland, Dwight Stebbins, Harald Buss and Owen Thompson (pictured), along with C. E. Davidson and Cecil Williams arrived at Hoboken, NJ aboard the Leviathan on April 25, 1919.

  In Memoriam

Died   Name   Cemetery
9/21   Mary Ellen (Hoppe) Stewart ’50   Bella Vista, AR
8/21   Karl "Jack" Randecker  

  Born this day in history:

1841 Marion H. Brock Homestead
1843 Lewis Davis Cash Entry
1847 Catherine (Hamm) Beery
1847 Lucinda (Dewitt) Marshall
1848 Charles E. Marlin (1) Homestead
1879 Ida Mae (Parker) Warren
1885 Jerome H. Miller
1892 Roy E. Worley
1895 Cecil M. (Griswold) Hoppes
1899 R. Lynne VanHorn
1901 Mary A. (Williams) Kitchen
1907 Truman Barrett
  Died this day in history:

1899 William H. Wilmeth Timber Culture Homestead
1914 Maurice Prey Willson  ’13
1918 Floyd E. Brittenham
1919 Elizabeth (Stahl) Geis
1921 Eva Ellen Devine
1934 Artaresta (Powers) Gregory
1939 Frederick J. Berwick
1950 Kenneth R. Zysset
1960 Edna Esther (McMichael) Morton
1964 William H. Palmer
1978 Florence Mary (Brooks) Best
2015 Ray Baker

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Fall From Tractor Fatal (1950)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Stewart, Mary Ellen (Hoppe)  ’50 (1932-2019)

  – Craig, Milton A. (1903-1987)

  – Craig, Daisy C. (Austin) (1877-1955)

  – Austin, Myrtle M. (Miller) (1891-1980)
  – Callahan, Fred W. (1890-1968)

  – Austin, Emma L. (Anderton) (1857-1953)
  – Callahan, Carrie Joan (Anderson) (1936-2010)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1893 Joseph S. Haynes Homestead

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 ’00 = Farnam High School Class of 1900
Patent Type: Cash Entry     Homestead    Timber Culture

Published: 10/13/2019 -
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