OSAGE COUNTY, KANSAS

BIRTH NOTICES

 

BAER, JOHN

A son was born to True Baer and wife Sunday morning April 1 which they have named John. Mrs. Strahan an aunt of Mrs. Baer's is staying with them. (Plymouth) (The Melvern Review, Thursdasy, April 5, 1923, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BENTON, ROBERT LYNN

Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Benton annonce the birth of a son, born on Monday, May 29, to whom they have given the name of Robert Lynn. The Benton family lives south of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 21, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BOLAN, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lem Bolan, the 21st, a 9 pound boy. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, February 26, 1920, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BOURNE, DERALD LEE

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bourne announce the birth of a baby son born Friday, July 7. They have given the child the name Derald Lee. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, July 12, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BREWER, DONALD E.

Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Brewer, of Casper, Wyo., announce the birth of a boy on April 8, 1946, to whom they have given the name of Donald E.

Mrs. Brewer will be remembered by friends as Miss Esther Youngberg before her marriage.

Mr. and Mrs. Nels Youngberg, living south of town are the grandparents of Donald E. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, April 24, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

CARLSON, RICHARD JOSEPH

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carlson, Sr., west Market street, announce the birth of a boy, born Tuesday, May 30, to whom they have given the name of Richard Joseph. The child weighed 8-1/4 pounds at birth. Mrs. Carlson and son are at their home. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 7, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

COFFMAN, JANET SUE

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coffman announce the birth of a daughter, April 6, 1945. The young lady weighed six pounds, fourteen ounces, and has been given the name of Janet Sue. Mother and baby are being cared for at Lawrence Memorial hospital, Lawrence, Kans.

Mrs. Coffman is a granddaughter of Mrs. A. Gibler, formerly of Osage City but now living in Kansas City, Mo. This is Mrs. Gibler's second great grandchild. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, April 11, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

COLLEY, JAMES MARION JR.

Mr. and Mrs. James Colley of 1154 Webb street, Apartment 8, Detroit, Mich., announce the birth of a son, on June 15, weighing six and three fourths pounds at birth. It has been given the name of James Marion, Jr.

Mrs. Colley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Carbolotti, of Osage City and before her marriage was Miss Vera Carbolotti. (The Journal Free Press, Wedneseday, June 28, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

CRAWFORD, SON

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Crawford are the proud parents of a fine baby boy dating from Nov. 7th. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, November 10, 1921, transcribed by Jim Laird)

CREAGER, JOHN JACOB

A son was born Wednesday morning July 18, at the Atchison hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creager. He has been named John Jacob. Mr. Creager is working as a fireman for the Missouri Pacific between Atchison and Concordia this summer. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, July 25, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

CROSS, DAUGHTER

Born to Prof. A. L. Cross and wife, Friday morning, the 3rd, a fine baby girl (The Melvern Review, Thursday, March 9, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

CULTER, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Culter of Kansas City, Sunday, an eight pound boy. Her mother, Mrs. N. F. Kramer is with her. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, October 25, 1923, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DIDIER, MARY ANN

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Didier announce the birth of a 7 pound, 3 ounce girl, born Tuesday morning, October 3. The child has been given the name of Mary Ann.

Mrs. Didier and infant daughter are patients in the St. Mary's hospital in Emporia. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 4, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DOOTY, DAUGHTER

A fine little daughter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Dooty, this week. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, May 17, 1923, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DOWNS, SON

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Downs of South of Reading, are the parents of a son born, July 24. Reading (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, August 2, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DUNCAN, SON

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Duncan of Lyndon, are the parents of a 6 pound son, born Thursday, June 8, in Newman hospital in Emporia. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 14, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

ELMORE, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elmore, a baby daughter. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, July 6, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

EVANS, JANICE MARIE

Mr. and Mrs. Claud Evans announce the birth of a daughter, born on August 29. The child weighed 7 pound and 12 ounces at birth and has been given the name of Janice Marie. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, September 12, 1945, transcribed by Jim Larid)

FAGAN, JOHN HARRY

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Fagan are the proud parents of a son, born July 26. They have named him John Harry. Reading. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, August 2, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

FLEMING KATHLEEN GAY

Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Fleming of Osage City, announce the birth of a girl born on Saturday, June 10. The child weighed 9 pounds and 6-1/2 ounces at birth and has been given the name of Kathleen Gay. Mrs. Fleming and infant daughter are patients in the Newman hospital in Emporia.

Mrs. Fleming before her marriage was Miss Velma Craft. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Fleming and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Craft, of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 14, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

FULTON, GIRL

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Fulton Tuesday morning, an 8-1/2 pound girl. We can't guess whether grociers will go up or come down now? (The Melvern Review, Thursday, August 5, 1920, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GERAGHTY, WAYNE WILLIAM

Born to Mr. and Mrs. William Geraghty, a son, March 13, to whom they have given the name of Wayne WIlliam. Barnes Hospital. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, March 21, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GRISSOM, EDWARD EUGENE

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edd Grissom on Monday the 15th, an eight pound boy which has been christened, Edward Eugene. Congratulations Edd! (The Melvern Review, Thursday, May 17, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HARRIE, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Don Harrie, Jan. 9th, a ten pound boy. (The Carbondale Post, Thursday, January 15, 1914, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HASKINS, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. V. F. Haskins, the 15th, a fine girl. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, March 23, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HAYS, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hays of 1118 Dayton street, Wichita, Kansas accounce the birth of a girl born Tuesday, October 3. The child weighed 7 pounds at birth.

Mrs. Hays and infant daughter are patients in the St. Francis hospital in Wichita. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 4, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HECK, FRANKLIN RAY

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Heck announce the birth of their second child, a boy born on Thursday, June 15. The child weighed 8-1/4 pounds at birth and has been given the name of Franklin Ray.

Mrs. Heck and infant son are at their home on south Seventh street. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 21, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HEILMAN, DAUGHTER

A baby girl arrived at the Lewis Heilman home east of town last week. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, April 27, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HEPWORTH,  SON

A little son was born January 20th, 1889, to Mrs. and Mrs. W. B. Hepworth
(Osage City Free Press ~ Thursday ~ January 31, 1889 ~ Page 1)

HEYLER, ROBERT WALLACE

T-Sgt. nad Mrs. Robert N. Heyler announce the birth of a 6 pound, 7 ounce son born at St. Francis hospital, Topeka, March 1. He has been given the name of Robert Wallace. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Heyler, of Philadelphia, Pa., and Mr. W.D. Green, formerly of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, March 14, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HILL, SON

Mr. and Mrs. Archie Hill announce the birth of a boy born on Friday, May 26. The child weighed 7 pounds at birth. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, May 31, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HORNE, SON

The latest arrival at the home of Robt. Horne near Aricola, is a baby boy. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, July 6, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HUNTER, KATHERINE ANN

Capt. and Mrs. Howard Hunter, of Topeka, announce the birth of a girl born on April 6, weighing 7 pounds and 4 ounces at birth. The child has been given the name of Katherine Ann. Mrs. Hunter and infant daughter are patients in the Stormont hospital. Capt. Hunter is serving with the U.S. Army overseas.

C.A. Hunter of Topeka is a grandfather and Mrs. C.J. Renstrom of Osage City a great grandmother of the little lady. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, April 11, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

JAMES, MARY JO

Fireman First Class Kenneth James, and Mrs. James announce the birth of a daughter on March 31. The child weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces at birth and has been given the name Mary Jo. Mrs. James and infant daughter are in Kansas City, Mo., and the father is overseas.

William James of Osage City is a grandfather of Mary Jo. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, April 11, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

JENKINS, DELORES MARIE

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Jenkins, living south of town, announce a girl born Monday, April 15, weighing five and one-half pounds at birth. The child has been given the name of Delores Marie. Mrs. Jenkins and infant daughter are at their home south of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, April 24, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

JOHNSON, NEIL CHARLES

Mr. and Mrs. Neil Johnson of Seattle, Wash., announce the birth of a son on July 13, to whom they have given the name of Neil Charles. The baby is a great grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Mitchell. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, August 2, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

JONES, DAVID OWEN

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jones of Arvonia announce the birth of a boy on Saturday, February 9, to whom they have given the name of David Owen. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, February 13, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KING, ROBERT CALVIN

Rev. and Mrs. R. C. King announce the birth of twin boys, born at the Newman hospital in Emporia on December 6. The infant sons have been named Theodore Palmer and Robert Calvin.

Rev. and Mrs. King are living with her father, Theo J. Walquist, on his farm near Reading. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, December 20, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KING, THEODORE PALMER

Rev. and Mrs. R. C. King announce the birth of twin boys, born at the Newman hospital in Emporia on December 6. The infant sons have been named Theodore Palmer and Robert Calvin.

Rev. and Mrs. King are living with her father, Theo J. Walquist, on his farm near Reading. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, December 20, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KIRKPATRICK, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpaatrick, Dec. 23rd, a 7-1/4 lb. daughter. Dr. Smith of Lyndon, Kansas and Mrs. Durland of Melvern were in attendance. All are doing fine. (The Melvern review, Thursday, January 1, 1925, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KITTEL, JUDY KATHLEEN

Judy Kathleen arrived Saturday, March 24, and is the daughter of T-5 and Mrs. John J. Kittel, of near Vassar. The child weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces at birth. The father is serving with the armed forces in the Southwest Pacific.

Mrs. Kittel and infant daughter are patients in the Newman hospital in Emporia. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, March 28, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KORTE, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Korte, of Reading announce the birth of a 7 pound, 4 ounce daughter, born Saturday, July 7 at St. Mary's hospital in Emporia. (The Journal Free Press, Thursday, July 11, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LAFFERTY, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Lafferty announce the birth of a girl, born on October 24, at Stormont Hospital in Topeka. The child weighed 5 pounds at birth. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 31, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LANGLEY, SON

Mrs. Harry Noblit received a message from her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Langley, announcing the arrival of a son. she started at once for the home of her daughter in esater Kansas. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, August 24, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LARSON, JEAN LOUISE

Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Larson announce the birth of a baby girl born July 9 to whom they have given the name of Jean Louise. Mrs. Larson and daughter are confined in an Emporia Hospital. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, July 18, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LARSON, REBECCA JANE

Mr. and Mrs. Jean B. Larson, of Wichita, announce the birth of their second daughter on May 18, 1944, to whom they have given the name of Rebecca Jane. The child weighed 7 pounds and 5 ounces at birth.

Mrs. Larson and infant daughter are patients at the St. Francis hospital in Wichita.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Larson and Mrs. O. T. Sutherland are the grandparents of the little lady.

Joan Louise Larson is spending a few weeks with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Larson of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, May 24, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LINDBLOOM, SHELIA ANN

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Lindbloom announce the birth of a daughter, Monday, September 16 at Newman hopsital in Emporia. The little lady answers to the name of Shelia Anna and weighs 8 pounds. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, September 18, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LINDSEY, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Will Lindsey are the happy parents of a baby girl born the 19th. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, July 26, 1923, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LOADER, CAROL JEAN

Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Loader, of Talmade, Kans., announce the birth of a daughter, on October 3, 1944, to whom they have given the name of Carol Jean.

Little Miss Carol Jean is a great-granddaughter of Mrs. John Prost of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 18, 1944)

MATNEY, ROBERT ELWOOD

Born at Waverly, Kans., Tuesday, May 15th to W. E. and Mrs. Matney an eight pound baby boy who has been given the name of Robert Elwood. earl is the son of our W. E. Matney living south of town. Mrs. Ali Bailey reports mother and baby doing fine. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, May 24, 1923, transcribed by Jim Laird)

McCAIN, MARGARET JOAN

Mr. and Mrs. George McCain are the parents of a girl born Wednesday morning January 17. The child weighed 8 pounds and 6-1/2 ounces at birth and has been given the name Margaret Joan.

Mrs. McCain and infant daughter are patients in the Newman hospital at Emporia. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, January 17, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

McCLELLAN, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis McClellan Thursday night a daughter. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, March 25, 1921, transcribed by Jim Laird)

McNABB, GIRL

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Carter McNabb, Sunday the 4th, a girl. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, April 8, 1920, transcribed by Jim Laird)

McNABB, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester McNabb, Thursday the 19th, a boy. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, February 26, 1920, transcribed by Jim Laird)

NASH, SON

Friends here received cards Monday from California announcing the son born to Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Hash, Mrs. Hash was formerly Miss Ruby Vaughn. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, August 24, 1922, transcribed by Jim Laird)

ORMSBY, ARTHUR CLINTON

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ormsby, living southwest of Osage City, announce the birth of a 9 pound boy, born September 1. The child has been given the name of Arthur Clinton. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, September 12, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

PHILLIPS, RAYMOND HUBERT

An announcement has just been received from Mr. and Mrs. John H. Phillips of Leadville, Colo., annoucning the birth of a son, born Thursday, November 9, 1944. They have given the name of Raymond Hubert. Mrs. Phillips is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Galutia. Barclay (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, November 15, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

POLK, DAUGHTER

A girl baby came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Polk this week. (Plymouth) (The Melvern Review, Thursday, November 1, 1923, transcribed by Jim Laird)

QUINLAN, DAUGHTER

A girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Quinlan, Ludlow, Ky., Jan. 14. Mrs. Quinlan will be remembered as Miss Nellie Kneip. (The Carbondale Post, Thursday, January 22, 1914, transcribed by Jim Laird)

RICE, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Rice of Lynd, announce the birth of a 9 pound, 7 ounce daughter, born Monday, September 18. Mrs. Rice and infant daughter are at the home of her sister, Mrs. Olin Oveson, husband and family in Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, September 20, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

RICKART, MARK CHARLES

Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. Rickart, of New Haven, Conn., announce the birth of 7pound, 9 ounce boy, born on Friday, March 9, to whome they have given the name of Mark Charles.

Dr. Rickart is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rickart of Osage City, and is an instructor in Yale University. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, March 14, 1945)

ROACH, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Roach, Tuesday, March 19, a son. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, March 21, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

RODGERS, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rodgers on the 12th, a 9 pound girl. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, February 19, 1920, transcribed by Jim Laird)

ROSETTA, MARY MARGARET

Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rosetta announce the birth of a girl born on Thursday, May 25, 1944, to whom they have given the name Mary Margaret. Mrs. Rosetta and infant daughter are at their home. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, May 31, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SCHIFFLI, MARIE ANTIONETTE

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Schiffli, 809 Jefferson Street, Topeka, announce the birth of a daughter on March 30 at St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds and 6 ounces and has been given the name of Marie Antionette.

Mrs. Schiffli is the former Lucille Balding. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, April 3, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SHIRLEY, DAUGHTER

Born to Lynn Shirley and wife, Wednesday, Aug. 24, a baby girl. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, September 1, 1921, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SMITH, DAUGHTER

Born, Saturday, Febraury 14, 1914, to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith, a girl. The little one came as a valentine to two grandmothers and three great-grandmothers. (The Carbondale Post, Thursday, February 19, 1914, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SMITH, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Vern Smith are the parents of a 9 and one-half pound daughter, born December 26. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, January 2, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SMITH, DIANA LYNN

Mr. and Mrs. Harley J. Smith announce the birth of a girl on Saturday, February 23, to whom they have given the name Diana Lynn. The child weighed eight pounds six and one half ounces at birth. Mrs. Smith and infant daughter are patients in the Newman hospital in Emporia. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Clover are the proud grandparents of Diana Lynn. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, February 27, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SMITH, RICHARD EUGENE

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith of Los Angeles, Calif., are the proud parents of a 7 pound, 10 ounce baby son born August 11. He has been given the name Richard Eugene. His grandmother is Mrs. Hattie Smith of this city. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, August 28, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SMYTHE, ESTHER FERN

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Smythe of Lebo, announce the birth of a girl, born Monday, September 23, to whom they have given the name of Esther Fern. The child weighed six and three fourths pounds at birth.

Mrs. Sam Smythe of Osage City is assisting in the care of her granddaughter and daughter. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 2, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

STEEN, BENJAMIN DALE

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Steen announce the birth of a son, born December 20. The child weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and has been given the name of Benjamin Dale.

Mrs. Steen and infant son returned Saturday from Emporia, where they had been patients in the St. Mary's hospital for several days. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, January 2, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

STOIKE, TWIN SONS

Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Stoike of Austin, Minn., announce the birth of twin boys, born July 10. One twin died at birth. Mrs. Stoike will be remembered as Helen Sexton, daughter of Mrs. Flossie Sexton and Dr. E. C. Sexton of this city.

Mrs. Sexton left Friday for Austin, Minn., to visit with Dr. and Mrs. Stoike and to get acquainted with her new grandson. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, July 19, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SWANSON, KAREN ADELL

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Swanson announce the brith of a baby daughter born at the Newman Hospital at Emporia on Saturday, July 8. The baby weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces. They gave her the name of Karen Adell. Mrs. Swanson's maiden name was Lorene Romine, of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, July 12, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

THOMAS, KARL OWEN

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thomas of Topeka, announce the birth of a boy on February 14 to whom they have given the name of Karl Owen. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Thomas of Barclay are the grandparents of Karl Owen. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, February 20, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

THOMAS, TERRY BRUCE

Bruce J. Thomas, seaman 1-c and Mrs. Thomas of San Franciso, Calif., are the proud parents of a 7 pound, 1 ounce son, born on September 2, 1944 to whom they have given the name of Terry Bruce.

Mrs. Thomas is the former Miss Phyllis Ford and a former teacher of Osage County.

Her mother, Mrs. G. W. Ford is visiting the Thomas family at this time. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, September 6, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

THOMPKINS, SON

A fine 9-1/2 pound boy arrived at the Delgar Thompkins home Tuesday morning. Mother and son are getting along nicely under the care of dr. Smith. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, September 23, 1920, transcribed by Jim Laird)

THOMPSON, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thompson, Jr., of Topeka are the parents of a daughter, born October 1, at Stormont hospital. The grandmother, Mrs. Fred Hitchings of Osage City is in Topeka staying at the Thompson house. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 2, 1946, transcribed by Jim Laird)

TRUE, EVELYN JEAN

Tech. Sgt. and Mrs. Philip True announce the birth of a 7 pound 2 1/4 ounce girl, born March 16, to whom they have given the name Evelyn Jean. Mother and infant daughter are in Stormont hospital, Topeka.
Mrs. True before her marriage was Miss Evelyn Johnson. Sgt. True is serving in the armed forces overseas. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, March 21, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

TUCKER, JEANETTE LOUISE

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Tucker, of this city, announces the birth of a 7-1/2 pound girl, born on Thursday, June 1. The child has been given the name of Jeanette Louise.

Mrs. Tucker and infant dauhgter are patients in the Newman hospital in Emporia. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 7, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WAETZIG, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. Waetzig, Friday morning, a girl. (The Carbondale Post, Thursday, September 23, 1915, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WASBURN, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wasburn announce the birth of a daughter, born on Monday, May 29, weighing 7 pounds at birth. Mrs. Washburn and infant daughter are at their home on west Lord street. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, May 31, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WASHBURN, ALBERT EARL

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Washburn are the parents of a boy born Sunday, October 28, weighing four pounds and twelve ounces at birth. The child has been given the name of Albert Earl. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, October 31, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WENDELL, SON

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wendell, of Topeka last Thursday. Mrs. Wendell was formerly Miss Mayme Perry. (The Carbondale Post, Thursdasy, September 24, 1914, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WHITE, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene White the 5th, a fine nine pound boy. (The Melvern Review, Thursday, May 12, 1921, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WIDENER, SON

Mrs. S. F. Montgomery rec'd a telegram, Sunday, from her daughter, Grace's husband, Mr. Widener, of Colingo, Cal., that a nine pound boy was born to them last Saturday, Dec. 27, 1913. Grace's host of friends will rejoice that here and send hearty congratulations. (The Carbondale Post, Thursday, January 1, 1914, transcribed by Jim Laird)

YOUNGBERG, IRVIN EDWARD

Ensign and Mrs. Irvin E. Youngberg of Lawrence, Kans., announce the birth of a son, Irvin Edward on May 14. Irvin E. Youngberg is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Youngberg living south of Osage City. (The Journal Free Press, Wednesday, June 14, 1944, transcribed by Jim Laird)

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