Halls Greet Child

From Spokane comes word of the birth of Jeremy David Hall, first child of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hall. He was born March 18.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Walling, Lake Oswego, and Mrs. Mildred Hall, Beaverton. Ed Hall is great-grandfather.

Source: Portland Oregonian, March 23, 1973.

Birth Announcements from the 1950s

RORICK—To Mr. and Mrs. Jay T. Rorick, 2296 Patterson Drive, a son, July 4, 1950. (Eugene Guard, July 6, 1950)

At Local Hospital—On Wednesday, a girl, seven pounds ten ounces, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Walling at the Albany General hospital. (Albany Democrat-Herald, May 1, 1953)

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Francisco of 41 Boyer dr., a son at 4:05 a.m. today at Community Hospital. (Battle Creek Enquirer, November 17, 1955)

Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Gore, Des Moines, are the parents of a daughter born Thursday. Mrs. Gore is the former Evelyn Dilts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Dilts, 1212 Lincoln Way. Gore is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gore, 709 Duff Ave. (Ames Daily Tribune, April 24, 1959)

Birth Announcements from the 1940s

RORICK—In San Bernardino, California, April 9, 1941, at St. Bernardine’s hospital, to the wife of David Rorick, 110 South Pacific street, Oceanside, a son.  (San Bernardino County Sun, April 10, 1941)

March 3—To Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams Kelly (Virginia Nimmo), of Huntington Woods, a son, Charles Adams, Jr.  (Detroit Free Press, March 8, 1942)

Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Kelly (Virginia Nimmo), of Huntington Woods, announce the birth of a daughter, Katherine, Jan. 28.  (Detroit News, January 31, 1945)

Continue reading “Birth Announcements from the 1940s”

Birth Announcements from 1948

Baby Boy Eveland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eveland, Greensboro, born March 31st. (Easton Star-Democrat, April 9, 1948)

A son, Bruce Craven, was born April 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Craven Hird (Harriet Rorick) in Palo Alto, Cal. This is their second child. (Portland Oregonian, May 3, 1948)

Birth Reported—Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. Durant, 1405 East Washington street, Monday were advised that their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John V. Durant, were the parents of a daughter, Linda Mary, born Saturday at Dayton, Ohio. (Idaho Statesman, August 17, 1948)

Zbinden—Born at Klamath Valley hospital, Klamath Falls, Ore., December 2, 1948, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zbinden, Chemult, Ore., a boy. Weight 8 pounds 6 ¾ ounces. (Klamath Falls Herald and News, December 4, 1948)

Birth Announcements from 1940

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Damman of Hartford, Conn., announce the birth on April 10 of a son who has been named Tom, Jr. The youngster is the great grandson of Mrs. J.W. Garth of this city. Mrs. Dammann is the former Miss Harle Garth of California who with her husband toured Europe in 1938 and 1939 writing articles of war front news for American newspapers. Mr. Dammann is sports editor and foreign correspondent for the Hartford News. (Beaumont Journal, April 17, 1940)

BOLMEN—To the wife of Albert William Bolmen, 2929 55th Avenue, July 15, a daughter, Kathleen Fay. (Oakland Tribune, July 25, 1940)

Birth Announcements from the 1930s

A Roberts couple, Mr. and Mrs. Grove Sprong, Thursday announced the birth of a girl in the L.D.S. Hospital in Idaho Falls. (Idaho Falls Post-Register, July 14, 1938)

Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland, near town, are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son recently.  The young man weighed eleven pounds, and will be given the name of Donald Lee.  (Easton Star-Democrat, October 6, 1939)

Birth Announcements from 1937

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sterling Casterlin of 37 Terrace Street have announced the birth of a daughter on April 9 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  Mrs. Casterlin is the former Miss Marjorie Ashleman of Charles Street.  (Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, April 10, 1937)

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gunton, Sunday, October 24th. (Wilkes-Barre Record, October 30, 1937)

Birth Announcements from 1931

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gunton are the very proud parents of a baby girl. Both mother and daughter are doing fine. (Tunkhannock New Age, May 7, 1931)

Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Loosley are the proud parents of a second son, who was born at a San Francisco hospital last Sunday morning. Loosley and his oldest son Francis have returned to their home here, where Loosley operates a mercantile business and the post office in conjunction with his father M.F. Loosley. Mrs. Loosley and her second son will remain in San Francisco for a few weeks. (Petaluma Argus-Courier, September 4, 1931)

Birth Announcements from 1930

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Dymond are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby boy, Howard Clayton Dymond.  (Tunkhannock New Age, January 23, 1930)

REITH—In Oakland, May 1, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. John L. Reith, formerly of Woodland, a girl.  (Woodland Daily Democrat, May 2, 1930)

The little son born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Francisco Wednesday will be called Samuel John.  (Marshall Evening Chronicle, October 14, 1930)