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      Friday September 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:

1895 John A. Rowland  ’13
1897 Frank Nelson Reeves
1901 Cassius R. Tanner
1937 Jerry Lee Brock
1977 Kacy Taylor  ’95
  Died this day in history:

1913 Larkin D. Whitcomb Homestead
1931 Emma L. (Speck) Willets
1937 John H. Walker
1939 Allie H. "Al" Hicks
1978 Adelbert H. "Bert" Balser  ’04
1992 Dora D. (Baker) Whitney
1998 Horace H. Fitch

News from this week in Farnam history:
  – Cooker Blows Up (1960)
  – Memorial Game for Ronald Lewis (1938)
  – Took Seven Germans (1918)
  – Traffic Signals Being Installed (1929)
  – From Two Jackies (9/19/1917) (1917)

Recently posted obituaries, news articles and photos

  – Harrison, Dorothy May (Foster) (1931-2009)

  – Allen, Helen (Avery) (1862-1937)
  – Allen, John J. (1853-1936)
  – Bick, William (1859-1936)
  – Cross, Isaiah R. (1872-1936)
  – Davison, Jessie Mae (Woolstrum)  ’23 (1907-1936)

  – Hicks, William R. (1871-1940)

  – Farnam High School Commencement (1937)
  – Telephone Office Moved (1938)
  – Kingsley Dam Work to Start Soon (1938)
  – Memorial Game for Ronald Lewis (1938)
  – Memorial Erected (1938)

Homestead events on this day in history

Application filed:

1891 Adolphus Miller Homestead
Final proof filed:

1891 George W Hanthorn Cash Entry
1891 Elmer M. Mayfield Cash Entry
1891 Maria E Parker Cash Entry Cash Entry
1895 Polly A. McDermott Homestead
1895 Thomas McDermott Timber Culture Cash Entry 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: 9/19/2018 -
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