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      Thursday June 21, 2018    

 
  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.

 

These "boys of Farnam" enlisted together at Lincoln, Nebraska in May, 1917:
John Rowland, Dwight Stebbins, Harald Buss and Owen Thompson


 
  In Memoriam

 
  Born this day in history:

1876 Clara (Wollam) Earhart
1878 Harvey Orlando Rogers
1906 Baby Margery N. Merryfield
1910 Edna L. (Schnieber) Moorberg  ’28
1912 A. Everett Whitney  ’30
1915 Glenn A. Blackwood
1921 Harold E. Boyle  ’38
  Died this day in history:

1908 Jacob Horn
1921 James C. McDermott Homestead
1934 Sherman K. Brown Cash Entry Cash Entry
1941 Fred A. Stevens
1949 Harold J. Duncan
1978 Everett N. Hathaway
2006 Gordon D. Cross
2007 Amy C. (Lake) Davis
2008 Clara G. (Clement) Donner
2009 C. Wayne Bergsten
2009 Russell E. Wilcox

News from this week in Farnam history:
6/23
  – HORSE DRAGS A. GEWECKE (1922)
  – NEW H.S. BEING ERECTED (1922)
  – Pioneers of 1880s (1927)
6/24
  – Black Blizzard Following Heat (1937)
  – Black Blizzard Follows Heat (1937)
  – FREAK CHICKEN (1937)
  – Free Merchandise (1905)
  – Meanest Person in Town (1943)
  – Passing of Ingham High (1943)
  – Storm Does Damage (1915)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos



6/15/2018
  – Lehman, Edward H. (1901-1925)
  – Lehman, Lewis (1868-1933)

6/7/2018
  – Whitney, John F. (1860-1934)

6/4/2018
  – Walther, John F. (1867-1938)
 

6/13/2018
  – Gym Project Has Been Approved (1938)
  – Detour on 23-N West of Farnam (1938)
  – Let Bids for Gym (1938)
  – G. E. Mangus Buys Out Businesses (1939)

6/12/2018
  – Registration Day (1918)
  – Young Men Called To The Colors (1918)
  – Gives Birth to Triplets (1920)
  – Armistice Day Program 1925 (1925)
  – Growing (1925)
  – Will Celebrate Armistice Day (1925)
  – Armistice Program Good (1925)

6/9/2018
  – Grasshopper Poisoning Day (1937)
  – Vote to Continue Ingham High (1937)
  – Black Blizzard Following Heat (1937)

6/7/2018
  – Farnam's Service Flag (1918)

6/4/2018
  – Commencement (1918)
  – Destructive Wind Hits Farnam (1918)
  – Large Crowd Attended (1918)
  – The Eclipse (1918)

6/3/2018
  – Co L 5th Reg NNG (8/18/1916) (1916)
  – A Whopper (1917)

5/29/2018
  – Bud Hathaway Awarded Medal (1935)
  – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1938)
  – Formal Opening (1939)

5/28/2018
  – Decoration Day Service (1916)
  – Decoration Day (1916)
 

Homestead events on this day in history

 
Application filed:

1886 Thomas Morgan Homestead
1894 William Canning Homestead
 
Final proof filed:

1894 Mary Troop Homestead

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



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