Birth Announcements from the 1920s

Mr. and Mrs. Orlly [sic] Tilley are the parents of a baby girl born at the county hospital. (Twin Falls News, November 19, 1921)

Born, January 2, at Bixby Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Goodrich of 617 Comstock street, a daughter, Ruth May. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 3, 1922)

Announcements have been received of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Webster of Corning, Saturday, June 2, named Mahlon Bostwick Webster, Jr. Mahlon is the son of Bert G. Webster of Corning and grandson of the late Mahlon Webster of this place. Congratulations. (Dansville Express, June 15, 1928)

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Daughter in Sutton Home

Born, Friday, September 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Ahral W. Sutton of Macon, Ga., a daughter. Mr. Sutton is the son of Leon C. Sutton of Waverly, and both he and Mrs. Sutton are well known in this village.

Source: Sayre Evening Times, September 10, 1923.

Birth Announcements from 1919

Sunday a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Otto Downard. (Caldwell Tribune, March 7, 1919)

Born, Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Harlow Ingall of Plymouth, Mich., a daughter. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 2, 1919)

A son, Roy William, was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wells of Washington, D.C. Mr. Wells is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Wells. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 2, 1919)

A Boy and a Girl

Two welcomed guests arrived in Oceanside Monday. On that day there were born to the wife of David Rorick a son. While that household was rejoicing, similar expression of gladness was occasioned at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Brodie, when a daughter arrived.

Source: Oceanside Record, December 24, 1913.

Birth Announcements from the 1910s

A new baby girl arrived at the home of W.S. Bean bright and early Friday morning. (Oregon Daily Journal, April 30, 1910)

CLEVELAND—To Mr. and Mrs. Ellis E. Cleveland, 27 Sanford street, Sunday, May 21, at Hackley hospital, a son. (Muskegon Chronicle, May 22, 1911)

CHITTENDEN—To Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Chittenden, 57 Florence street, Wednesday, February 23, 1916, a daughter, Ione Helen. (Muskegon Chronicle, February 29, 1916)

WALLING—To Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Walling, 526 Belmont street, July 9, 1918, a daughter. She has been named Margaret Jane. (Salem Capital Journal, July 10, 1918)

Birth Announcements from the 1890s

We failed last week in “catching on” to the advent of a little visitor—a baby girl—at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Rorick. Baby’s weight, seven pounds, avoirdupois. Mother and child doing well. (Anamosa Eureka, October 21, 1886)

To Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Holmes, Montgomery Street West Pittston, May 23rd, 1887, a boy. (Pittston Evening Gazette, May 24, 1887)

BORN—In this city, January 2, 1894, to Mr. and Mrs. Enos Walling, a daughter. (Idaho Statesman, January 3, 1894)

Mr. and Mrs. Z.C. Andruss of Irvington are grandparents since election day. The little boy came too late to vote this year. (Algona Upper Des Moines, November 17, 1897)

Lansing Republican: Mr. and Mrs. L.N. Baker have received a telegram announcing the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Rorick, of Morenci. Mrs. Rorick was formerly Miss Georgia Mace, of this city. (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 13, 1899)

Walling Son Is Born

A son, who has been named John Curtis Walling, was born January 22nd in San Diego to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis R. Walling of that city.  Walling is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Walling of Fowler and a brother of Mrs. Ralph W. Millard of this city.  Mrs. Walling is the former Helen MacPherson of San Diego.

Source:  Fresno Bee Republican, February 11, 1938.