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 All items transcribed and submitted by Veneta McKinney unless otherwise noted

We are having a lot of visitors around town in the way of young folks. Messrs. O. C. GANT, T. J. NASH, and JNO. EDDINO are all smiles now over the arrival of brand new babies. (Hamilton News Press, April 25, 1895)

Hamilton demands a new census, the baby boom is on and no mistake.  Young ladies arrived at the following homes last week:  R. N. TERRELL, P. H. DUNN, J. C. BELK, ZACH DUNHAM, and ORTHO CLARK.  A. J. STANFORD is all smiles over the appearance of a new visitor at his home.  It is a fine boy and arrived last Monday morning. (Hamilton Free Press, March 8, 1894)

Messrs. J. A. NORTHCUTT and F. T. MCCOLLUM wear smiling faces, and can proudly claim to be the happy fathers of two bouncing baby boys.  Congratulations in order. (Hamilton Free Press, Feb . 1, 1894)

Born: To Mr. and Mrs. L. S. CURL on Saturday the 9th inst a son. Also to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. DICKINSON on the day following, a daughter.  Parents and babies all doing well (Winfield Enterprise, Sept 14, 1899)

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Mr. JESSE ALVERSON wears a broad smile - it's a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, July 30, 1891)

A little girl has just been born to Mr. and Mrs. D. S. ASTON to add pleasure and sunshine to their home. Both the mother and new arrival are doing well. - (Source: Marion County Democrat, Aug 27, 1903)

Mr. and Mrs. MILL ASTON have a little boy to call them papa and mama. The new arrival made its appearance Monday afternoon (Source: Winfield Enterprise, Sept 21, 1899)

Mr. and Mrs. MILL ASTON are made happy by the arrival of a new daughter that made her advent in their home on Sunday last.  (Source: Marion County Democrat, December 10, 1903)

Born, to Mr. and Mrs. MAT AYCOCK this morning, a fine girl. (Marion County Democrat, April 21, 1904)

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 W. A. BLAKNEY, one of our merchants, is all smiles.  Fine girl baby at this house.  As she is his first born he is very proud.  WALKER HARRIS, who lives just across the line in Fayette County, would not be outdone.  A girl at their house too.(Hamilton News Press, Nov. 7, 1895)

Mr. R. A. BAIRD was in town today wearing an unusual broad smile.  Its a fine girl. (Marion County Herald, Feb. 13, 1890)

Born: On the 7th inst to Mr. and Mrs. R. A. BAIRD, a fine girl. (Hamilton Times, August 24, 1893)

Mr. A. B. BLACK is said to be the happiest man in Guin.  Mrs. BLACK presented him with twin boys on last week.  If this thing continues for any length of time Guin will be calling for another census. (Hamilton Times, March 19, 1891)

Mr. H. V. BOSTICK knocked at tour office door this morning about 4 oclock, and after informing the editor that he had a new girl at this house, went on his way whistling as marry as a lark. (Marion County Democrat, December 3, 1903)

Mr. CHAS T. BROWN is wearing a broad smile now.  His wife and baby arrived Monday and are stopping at Mrs. J. R. JONES - (Winfield Enterprise, April 20, 1899)

A H. BURLESON is the happiest man in Marion county - it's an eleven pound boy. (Hamilton Times, Aug 20, 1891)

Ere the dust has had time to settle on your record book you are called on to dote another birth for Detroit; its a girl and its home is at LUM BYRD'S - arrived on the 8th inst. (Hamilton Times, May 14, 1891)

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 Mr. J. D. CANTERBERRY is a happy man.  The monotony of girl babies has been broken by the arrival of a boy at his house. Mother and son doing well. - (Marion County Democrat, May 7, 1903)

Born - At J. T. CANTRELL'S on last Wednesday night, a fine boy. The parents are crowded with smiles. (Hamilton Times, May 4, 1893)

[Sipsey, April 10] - GEO. W. CAR is the happiest man in our beat.  It is a fine boy.  GEORGE is thinking of running for President. (Hamilton Times, April 14, 1892)

BORN - To Mr. and Mrs. R. W. CASHION on the 12th inst. - a fine girl. (Marion Herald, July 14, 1887)

Born - To Mr. and Mrs. R. W. CASHION on last Sunday night a fine girl. (Hamilton Times, January 14, 1892)

That D. F. CLAY is the happiest man in all the land; he wears a smile from ear to ear; it is a boy. (Hamilton Times, June 4, 1891)

JIM CLEVELAND has another boy at his house.  The little stranger arrived last Saturday morning.  Mother and babe both doing well. (Marion County News, Dec. 23, 1897)

Just arrived - a fine baby boy at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. COCKEREL. (Hamilton times, January 28, 1891)

 J. F. CONNER is still hollowing between convulsions of laughter Its a boy!  Mother and babe are doing well. (Marion County News, Sept. 9, 1897)

We have to congratulate United States Marshal COOPER upon the arrival at the home of a girl baby, which occurred Tuesday evening. The mother and babe are both doing well. (Marion County News, October 14, 1897)

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[Detroit, June 31] - Now, Mr. Editor, you can let it go on record in big letters - a baby born to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. DAVIDSON. (Hamilton Times, June 30, 1892)

[Detroit, July 4] - In your eagerness to "shear" me you left the news out of my first item of last week. If there was any news in the items it was in the fact that the baby was a boy as I stated. Babies are frequently born at J. A. DAVIDSON'S but a little boy DAVIDSON in this town is a grand curiosity.  (Hamilton Times, July 7, 1892]

From Palo - Born - To Mr. and Mrs. I. L. DICKINSON - a fine girl. (Marion Herald, July 28, 1887)

Mr. GEO. DOSS was in town today and seemed to be in a larger hurry than common and we learned that it was a fine girl at this house which made its arrival Tuesday.  He was in fine spirits and informed us that both mother and babe were doing well. (Marion County Democrat, April 9, 1903)

A fine boy babe made its arrival at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. DOSS one day last week. This is the third boy for Mr. DOSS, and we suppose this accounts for the broad smile he has been wearing instead of the result of the lection as we had thought. (Marion County Democrat, April 14, 1904)

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A new boy has taken up residence at the home of Dr. and Mrs. LINWOOD EARNEST.  Dr. EARNEST is at Memphis finishing up his course in medicine and will doubtless be happy to learn that another little doctor has arrived at his home and that all is well. (Marion County Democrat, April 14, 1904)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. JOHN EARNEST a fine boy.  All the new born babies are fine, but this is an exceptionably fine one weighing about 15 pounds. (Marion County Democrat, April 28, 1904)

SAM ESTES is wearing a broad gauge smile this week.  It's a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, Oct 9, 1890)

From Detroit: A new boy at JIM EVANS' last Friday is the latest.  (Hamilton news Press, March 21, 1889)

[Detroit, May 30] - Born - To Mr. and Mrs. J. S. EVANS, on the 27th inst, a nine-pound boy. (Hamilton times, June 2, 1892)

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Born to Mr. and Mrs. B. R. FITE on last week - a fine boy.  (Marion Herald, August 28, 1887)

'Squire FITE is happy this week.  It's a bouncing big boy. (Hamilton Times, May 7, 1891)

W. S. FLIPPO is all smiles of course it is another girl. (Marion County News, Dec. 23, 1897)

Born: To Mr. and Mrs. J. P. FORD on last Tuesday a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, Aug 21, 1890)

 Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. FRANKS, on last Tuesday night, a fine girl. (Marion County News, Dec. 16, 1897)

Sheriff FRAZIER is wearing an unusually broad smile - it's a girl.  The young lady took up her abode oat the Sheriff's residence on last Saturday night. (Hamilton Times, January 14, 1892)

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J. D. GANN is wearing a smile because its a girl. (Hamilton Free Press, July 19, 1894)

[Shottsville] - Born - To Mr. and Mrs. BILL GANN on the 20th inst - a girl baby. (Hamilton Times, June 2, 1892)

Mrs. LAURA GAY presented her husband with a fine girl baby one day this week. (Hamilton Times, June 25, 1891)

Mr. W. F. GREEN is the happy father of a beautiful little "she angel.' It arrived last Monday. Mother and child doing well. (Marion Herald, July 18, 1889, pg 3)

Mr. A. W. GREEN, who lives four miles east of his place, is wearing broad smiles this week over twin boys.   (Hamilton Times, May 7, 1891)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. A. GREGORY, on the 10th inst, a fine boy.  (Hamilton Times, February 26, 1891)

Born unto Mr. and Mrs. J. V. GREGORY on the 29th of September, a son. (Hamilton Times, Oct 13, 1892)

Dr. W. R. GRIFFIN has a new visitor at his house in the shape of a girl baby.  The mother and baby are both doing well. (Marion County News, July 29, 1897)

Mr. B. S. GRUNERS family has increased, a big boy having made his arrival one night last week. As soon as the railroad company heard of this they immediately raised his wages and ordered him removed from the night job here to the agency at Cordova. - (Marion County Democrat, July 19, 1903)

Dr. JOEL and Mrs. GUIN lead off with a 9 pound boy - next!! Hamilton Times, Jan 1, 1891

Dr. W. GUYTON has a brand new baby girl at his house. The little miss arrived last Sunday morning.(Hamilton News Press, April 18, 1895)

Dr. GUYTON wears an unusually broad smile.  Its a boy, weighted 9 pounds on last Tuesday morning, when he made his appearance at the GUYTON residence.  The doctors says that the boy can have the colic oftener, more of it at a time and yell louder and longer than any boy in the United States. (Marion County Herald, Feb. 7, 1889)

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HENRY HARRIS is wearing a much broader smile than we democrats did just after the election, and all because it's a nine pound girl. Born Monday last. (Hamilton Times, Nov 13, 1890)

MARCUS HILL is now the happiest man in town.  Its a bouncing boy. (Marion County Democrat, April 16, 1903)

---LIE HOLOMAN, one of Winfield's most reliable colored men, has  --- boy at his house.  He arrived ---day eve. (Winfield Enterprise, January 12, 1899)

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Born - To Mr. and Mrs. IRVIN of the south highlands on the 10th inst, a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, March 24, 1892)

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Mr. FRANK KING has a new baby at this house.(Hamilton News Press, April 18, 1895)

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Born to Mr. and Mrs. FRANK  LACY on the 7th inst a fine boy.  Mother and babe doing well (Marion County Republican, Dec 16, 1908)

A fine son was born to Prof. and Mrs. LETSON on the 26th of Feb.  (Marion County Democrat, March 3, 1904)

Born - To Mr. and Mrs. BUCK LODEN on last Tuesday night a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, March 9, 1893)

Mr. and Mrs. LOVETT have a new son to bless their home and keep them up at night. The new arrival made his appearance Monday. - (Marion County Democrat, December 17, 1903)

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A happy W. S. MARTIN of Winfield is blessed with another boy. (Hamilton Times, August 27, 1891)

Born - To Mr. and Mrs. J. F. MARTIN on last week a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, February 16, 1893)

Born - To Mr. and Mrs. WALTER H. MATTHEWS on last week, a fine girl. (Marion Herald, Oct. 20, 1887)

Postmaster MAYS informs us that he has a new boy at his house.  Mother and child both doing well. (Marion County News, Sept. 9, 1897)

[Halls Mills, Sept 21] - A fine girl baby made its appearance at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. G. MCCARLEY one day last week. (Hamilton Times, Sept. 24, 1891)

We failed to mention the arrival of a stranger at Mr. BANKS MCCULLOUGH'S on last week.  It is a fine boy and the proud father has named him for the President. (Hamilton Times, May 14, 1891)

Some way we did not learn until a few days ago that WHITE MCDONALD was "papa" the proud possessor of a fine baby.  Why didn't you let us know WHITE? (Winfield Enterprise, March 23, 1899)

Born - to Mr. and Mrs. H. T. MCKAY on the 13th, a fine boy.  The father is wearing a smile from ear to ear and declaring he is the best man in Pikeville Beat. (Hamilton Times, May 25, 1893)

The happiest man, not only in Hamilton but in Marion County or possibly in the whole state of Alabama, is our special friend and townsman, County School Superintendent, CHARLIE MITCHELL.  His face has been one continuous smile all the week.  He has been the most social fellow imaginable, shaking hands and having something to say to everybody.  He visited our office Monday, and from his demeanor we began to feel $5 richer, for we were sure that he was going to announce for some office, but he denied the soft impeachment.  He left us somewhat mystified but the mystery disappeared like a phantom when he informed that it was a whopping big boy Mother and babe are both doing well. (Marion County News, Dec. 16, 1897)

Detroit Locals - Born the 9th inst unto Mr. and Mrs. JOHN MITCHELL, of the Highlands, a girl baby "Ain't we on a boom? - Hamilton Times, January 22, 1891

Latest arrival - a girl baby at Mr. JIM MURRAY'S near town. (Guin Dispatch, Jan. 26, 1889)

[Detroit] - Born until Mr. and Mrs. JIM MURRAY, near  town on the 30TH, Sept a boy baby. (Hamilton Times, October 8, 1891)

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Born - to Mr. and Mrs. W. Q. NORTHINGTON on last Saturday night, a fine girl.  BILL is said to be very happy. (Hamilton Times, June 19, 1890)

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Also, to Mr. and Mrs. LEE PERRY another fine girl.  It is now reported that MR. PERRY is ready to burn up his hat. (Marion County Democrat, April 21, 1904)

Mr. R. R. POSEY has another girl at his house. He will soon have to order some new names. March 14 - (Hamilton News Press, March 21, 1895)

Mr. RUFUS R. POSEY informs us that he has a new daughter at his house which made its arrival Monday morning.  Mother and child doing well. (Marion County Democrat, January 28, 1904)

Born - on the 29th ult to Mr. and Mrs. G. R. RAY, a fine girl.  The end is not yet and with bated breath and a ready pen we await the next. (Hamilton Times, January 8, 1891)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. REESE, of Brilliant a daughter. - (Marion County Democrat, November 12, 1903)

 Rev. A. N. REEVES is the happy possessor of twin babies a boy and a girl which made their arrival one day last week. We are sorry to learn that one of the new arrivals has not been doing so well, but we trust that it will thrive and that both will live to be a pleasure and help to their parents. - (Marion County Democrat, July 16, 1903)

Born: To Mr. and Mrs. RUSSELL on Tuesday morning a fine daughter. (Hamilton Times, March 3, 1892)

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[Winfield, Feb 3]- Mr. WILL SHELTON seems to be very proud of a "fine boy" at his home.  (Hamilton Times, February 4, 1892)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. T. SHOTTS on the 1st inst, a girl. (Hamilton Times, November 12, 1891)

[Shottsville, June 26] - T. L. SHOTTS is all smiles for it is an eleven pound boy. (Hamilton Times, July 6, 1893) 

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. SMITH on the 25 inst another voter.  The mother and babe are doing well. (Marion County Democrat, March 31, 1904)

 Rev. M. R. SMITH informs us that he has a new girl at his house which makes only the ninth girl in the family.  This is too bad.  Marion County Democrat, Jan 22, 1903

A new girl baby has made its arrival at the home of Mr. and Mrs. STERLING SMITH.  STERLING is as happy as a little boy in his first pants. (Marion County Democrat, April 28, 1904)

Mr. JNO. STEVENS is all smiles now after receiving a letter stating there was a fine girl baby at his home in St. Louis. (Winfield Enterprise, November 24, 1899)

MURRAY SPRINGFIELD is all smiles now.  It is a boy and was born on the 17th inst. (Hamilton Appeal, March 20, 1896)

A fine son was born to Mr. and Mrs. STANFORD on last week. (Marion Herald, Feb 16, 1888)

We failed to mention the arrival of a fine girl at the residence of A. J. STANFORD on last week. (Hamilton Times, November 12, 1891)

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R. N. TERRELL was wearing smile from ear to ear on last Monday morning.  Its a fine girl and took up its abode at the TERRELL residence lat Sunday night. (Hamlton News Press, May 30, 1895)

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. G. TICE, on the 19th inst, a girl baby. (Hamilton Times, July 30, 1891)

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D. M. WARREN is all smiles.  It is a fine girl. (Marion County News, Jan. 21, 1897)

V. J. WESTBROOK is all smiles.  It is a girl. (Marion County New, July 8, 1897)

C. J. WESTBROOK is all smiles now.  It is a boy. (Marion County News, Nov. 11, 1897)

Mr. J. F. WHITE is the happiest man in town - it's a fine girl. (Marion Herald, March 8, 1888)

W. R. WHITE'S happy family circle was enlarged Saturday even by the birth of a boy. (Hamilton Times, September 29, 1892)

J. T. WHITE is all smiles this week.  Its a fine boy. (Marion County Herald, March 27, 1890)

A brand new baby boy at the home of Mr. J. B. WHITEHEAD. Congratulations to you Buoy (Winfield Enterprise, March 16, 1899)

Mr. NUTE WHITEHEAD is wearing a happy smile. We explain the secret of it when we announce a beautiful baby girl has arrived at this house. (Marion County Democrat, March 17, 1904)

M. JAMES WILDES is smiling.  Its a fine boy. (Hamilton Free Press, April 19, 1894)

JOE WILSON is the proud father of another girl.  He is not satisfied with the last census. (Hamilton Times, July 30, 1891)

A new boy came to THOMAS WRIGHT'S one night last week. (Hamilton News Press, March 14, 1895)

W. J. WRIGHT is wearing a smile.  Its a boy. (Marion County News, Nov. 25, 1897) 

We congratulate our worthy townsman, W. R. WHITE, upon the arrival of a young stranger at this house one day last week.  It is a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, Aug 28, 1890)

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[Shottsville, Nov. 29, '91] - Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. W. YOUNG of Bull Mountain a fine boy. (Hamilton Times, December 3, 1891)


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