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)

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)

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.