Ralph W. Millards Are Parents of Daughter

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Millard are announcing the birth of a daughter last evening in the Burnett Sanitarium for home they have selected the name, Mary Linda. The couple have an older daughter, Rachel, and a son, Ralph.

Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Walling of Fowler are the maternal grandparents.

Source: Fresno Bee, March 14, 1945.

Mrs. David Rorick And Baby Return Home Yesterday

Mrs. David Rorick and her new baby, Nicholas Richard, arrived home yesterday from San Bernardino. Mr. Rorick motored to San Bernardino to accompany his wife and baby home.

The little baby was named for his two uncles, Nicholas and Richard McInery, brothers of Mrs. Rorick.

Tiny Nicholas Richard, who was born April 9, has an older brother, David IV, who was two years old April 15.

The baby will be christened Mothers day in St. Mary’s Catholic church, with Mr. and Mrs. Richard McInery of San Bernardino as godparents.

Source: Oceanside Blade-Tribune, May 1, 1941.

4th Daughter

The birth of their fourth daughter, Jan Louise, is announced by Dr. and Mrs. R.L. Dumas (nee Jo Ann Alleman) of Waterbury, Vermont. The little Miss weighed eight pounds, ,two ounces. Her sisters are Dorothy Ann, 9, Mary Rae 6, and Susan Kae, 2 ½.

The Earl Allemans of Oxford are the maternal grandparents.

Source: Oxford Leader, July 6, 1960.

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)

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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)