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Weldon Hoppe is the publisher of this web site, born at Gothenburg, Nebraska in 1958 to E. Gene and H. Elizabeth "Betty" (Thompson) Hoppe. He currently lives at:

1965 County Road 18
Colon, Nebraska 68018.

His great-great-grandparents, Thomas and Ruth (Harnsberger) Thompson, were some of the earliest settlers to come to the Farnam area, settling in the East Deer Creek canyon in 1879. After Farnam sprung up, the Thompson's built and ran the first hotel in Farnam.
The help of Wendel Hoppe, brother of the publisher, is acknowledged. He provided much assistance in entering the text of Sections B and C of this site.
Your comments are invited. Please contact the publisher at . Or, visit homepage where you will find other Farnam history related pages, including a researchers guide to the Farnam Cemetery.
1886 1936

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