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      Saturday August 19, 2017    

In Memoriam

 
  Born this day in history:

1839 Henry Wilson
1849 Artaresta (Powers) Gregory
1851 Mary A. (Harding) Fitch
1855 Amelia (Karner) Goesch
1860 Samuel G Colebank Cash Entry
1862 Dr. Frank L. Wilmeth Cash Entry
1864 Etta M. (Parker) Ommert
1866 William N Canning Homestead
1871 Isabelle Larson
1874 Edmund Trindel
1903 Doris Tillotson
1904 Arthur Irelan
1905 Bernice E. (Wear) Brown
1911 Lyal P. Beck  ’29
1912 Baby Girl Patterson
1917 Royal E. Gish
1937 Donna (Claflin) Craig
1940 Sharon Ann (Hite) McMichael
1958 Douglas Flynn
Died this day in history:

1897 James F Fenton Timber Culture Homestead Cash Entry
1904 Jonathan R. Jones
1960 Stella C. (Franklin) Boyle
1964 Elmer H. Howat
1990 Esther P. (Dickinson) Martin
1992 Arthur W. McNickle
1999 Wilma Josephine (Armitage) Buss
2003 Ray Grabenstein
2003 Everett W. Oman
2009 Kenneth Stevens

News from this month in Farnam history:
8/5/1937
  – Farnam Group On Elephant Hunt
8/8/1885
  – Keystone Items - 8 August 1885
8/12/1926
  – Drown When Car Overturns
8/13/1936
  – Jubilee Draws Crowds
8/14/1958
  – A Request
8/15/1885
  – Keystone Items - 15 August 1885
8/16/1917
  – World War I Draft
8/20/1925
  – Greenlee Home Destroyed by Fire
8/23/1923
  – President Is Dead
8/26/1937
  – Highway Opened
  – WPA Grant Approved

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



7/23/2017
  – Speck, John H. (1861-1916)


8/9/2017
  – Farnam Protests (1896)
  – Farnam Facts and Fancies July 8 (1897)
  – Farnam Fancies June 29 (1899)

8/8/2017
  – Farnam Facts and Fancies May 20 (1897)


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:

1891 James M. Grandstaff Homestead
1899 Jacob Hankins Homestead Homestead

Final proof filed:

1884 Temple Smith 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



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