Birth Announcements


©Except where noted, these were transcribed by K.Torp

"There have been an unusual number of women through the country giving birth to three, four and five children at one delivery. This seems to be a prolific year for humanity and pumpkins." From the Paris Gazette (Edgar County) and reprinted in the Mattoon Gazette, Friday, 13 November 1885 [Contributed by Src #168]

Advices from Mattoon, Ill., bring the news that a fine baby was born, May 27, to Mrs. James H. AMYX, nee Etta James, formerly of this place. [The Hazel Green Herald. (Hazel Green, Wolfe County, Ky.), June 03, 1909 - sub. by K.T.]

Little Bill BEAVERS is rejoicing over a bouncing boy. [The Charleston Courier, April 19, 1883]

Born Tuesday, to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. BISHOP, a boy. [The Plain Dealer - Either April 5 or April 12, 1889 - the newspaper says both]

Ashmore: A new boy at W.S. EXHARD's
[The Plain Dealer - April 14, 1888]

Hardin: A little daughter recently made its appearance at Mr. LONG's, seemingly prepared to stay.
[The Plain Dealer - April 14, 1888]

Mrs. Albro LUTHY and young daughter, born Monday night are reported doing well.
[The Mattoon Journal ~ Gazette. April 21, 1922, Contributed by Src #3]

Daniel McKENZIE's wife presented him with a ten pound boy last Saturday. [The Plain Dealer... Thursday, June 23, 1887]

Mr. and Mrs. Peter MORGAN, living four miles southeast of this city, do not believe Friday, the thirteenth day, is so very unlucky. Just before midnight last night a daughter came to bless their home. Mattoon (Ill.) Star. Mrs. Morgan was formerly Miss Laurettie Welsh, daughter of Thomas Welsh, of Mt. Sterling [The Mt. Sterling advocate. (Mt. Sterling, Ky.), March 25, 1908]

Mr. and Mrs. W.O. PEAKE rejoice in the possession of another daughter, born at six o'clock on Saturday evening. All are doing well. [Thursday, April 19, 1883 - Charleston Courier]

The latest addition is at the home of Carroll POPHAM. Feminine, handsome, usual weight.
(The Charleston Plaindealer, April 21, 1887)

Bushton: Ervin SAIN (Saln?) seems to be all smiles - it is a boy and a girl. [The Plain Dealer - April 14, 1888]

S.M. TOOKE is the happiest man in Charleston. It is a girl, two days old, pretty, bright and sweet. [The Charleston Courier, April 23, 1885]

Bob WILSON is the happiest man in Charleston. It is a boy, full ten pounds. [The Plain Dealer - July 28, 1887]


BIRTHS
[Daily Journal Gazette 05 Jul 1955 - BZ - Sub by a FoFG]
To Mr. and Mrs. Noel Robert Queens, Long Island, N. Y., in North Country Community Hospital, Long Island, Sunday, a son, Mark Hays Mrs. Robert is the former Sue Hays, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodger W. Hays, 3113 Prairie Ave.
To Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fickes. 1601 Wabash Ave., in Memorial Hospital Saturday, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Chester Baker. Rural Route 1, Neoga, in Memorial Hospital Saturday, a daughter. Mother and daughter were released Monday.
To Mr. and Mrs. William Calhoun. Rural Route 1. in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. James Sowers, Toledo, in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Levi F. Heals, Rural Route 3, Sullivan, in Memorial Hospital today, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Bill Darling, St. Francisville, in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a daughter; mother and baby released today.
To Mr. and Mrs. .Jap Whitley, 3424 Marshall Ave., in Memorial Hospital Sunday, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Swick, Rural Route 4, Martinsville, in Memorial Hospital. Monday, a son.
To Mr. and Mrs. Terrence McCullough, 608 N. 22nd St., in Memorial Hospital Monday, a son.
To Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hayes, 520 Charleston Ave., in Memorial Hospital Monday, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lucier. 2613 Shelby Ave., in Memorial Hospital, today, a son.





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