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Orin Nichols Ford Jr
Orin Nichols Ford Jr. Tips Beam at Eight Pounds.
O. N. Ford, manager of the Portland Gun club and one of the best known trapshooters in the game, is the proud father of an eight-pound son, born in Kerkhoven, Minn., near St. Paul, Sunday, Mrs. Ford has been visiting east for several months.

The youngster has been named after his dad, Orin Nichols Jr. Ford is already getting ready to start the new arrival in trapshooting as soon as the tot is big enough to hold a shotgun.

Soland Boy
Source: Willmar Tribune (Willmar, MN) May 28, 1895 (1)
KERKHOVEN NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. Soland were blessed with the arrival of a bouncing boy baby last week. Ye scribe congratulates.

Thornton Son
Source: Evening Times-Republican (Marshalltown, IA) December 30, 1916; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

A telegram from Benson, Minn., announces the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Thornton. Mrs. Thornton is the daughter of Senator and Mrs. Robinson, of this city. This is Senator Robinson's first grandchild.

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