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      Saturday August 24, 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

  Born this day in history:

1839 Elizabeth B. (Barr) Albert
1847 Maria (Lewis) Buterbaugh
1871 Conrad Callihan Homestead
1891 Arthur Mason
1909 Irene (Carson) Mitchell
1913 Everett Rogers
1918 Geraldine L. "Jeri" (Thomas) (Knapp Knapp) Johnson
1926 Virginia Ruth (Beye) McDowell
1928 Orville R. Hilton
  Died this day in history:

1902 N. M. Irelan
1902 Sarah I. Stone Timber Culture
1932 Rollin R Teemley Timber Culture Cash Entry Homestead
1939 Ernest J. Gardner
1940 William S. Van Horn Homestead
1962 Henry L. Ainlay  ’05
1969 Ruth E. (Oberg) Johnson
1970 Albert A. Smallfoot
1987 Donzel Dewaine Flynn
2002 Thelma (Rose) Coon

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Highway Opened (1937)
  – Lunch Room Changes Hands (1937)
  – WPA Grant Approved (1937)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos


Homestead events on this day in history

Final proof filed:

1896 Jacob Hankins Homestead 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: 8/23/2019 -
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