Births of Burr Oak and surrounding areas in
St Joseph County, Michigan

Contributed to the Michigan USGenWeb Project

Transcribed and proof-read by Josephine Reed Garzelloni
1 Nov 1997

201


Burr Oak Acorn
Born, to Mr and Mrs William West, November 5, 1911, a son.

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  Mrs Agnes Hastings Tennant of Pittsburg, California, late of Portland, Oregon, and formerly of Burr Oak, favors us with a stork post card announcing the arrival at their home, December 22, 1911, of a little daughter. A boy and a girl now.

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Burr Oak Acorn
Findley
  Dorris Marie is the name of the little daughter that came to the home of Mr and Mrs Raymond Wright, Thursday, October 12, 1911.

204

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  There is general rejoicing in the home of Mr and Mrs John Russell. It's a daughter, arriving last Sabbath. The little one is the only girl and naturally her parents and four bright little brothers are unmistakably pleased. Our congratulations.

dated 19 November 1911 in ink.

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Burr Oak Acorn
  Born, to Mr and Mrs Walter F Legg, of Battle Creek, a six ~ pound daughter ~ Dorothy Frances ~ at the Woman's Hospital, on April 24th, 1911. Mother and babe doing well.

206

Burr Oak Acorn
  Mr and Mrs John Ultz are the proud parents of an 8 3/4 pound boy, July 2 1912.

207

Burr Oak Acorn
   Born, to Mr and Mrs Carl Haggerty, a ten pound boy, November 27, 1911.

208

Burr Oak Acorn
   A little son was born to Mr and Mrs Fred Armstrong, October 17, 1911.

209

Burr Oak Acorn
  Mr and Mrs Glen Straehly are rejoicing over the arrival of an 8 ~ pound son at their home, born Monday, November 13, 1911. Mother and child doing nicely.

210

Burr Oak Acorn
   Dorothy Earlene is the name of the daughter born to Mr and Mrs David Whitehead, on the morning of June 20th, 1911.

211


Burr Oak Acorn
A little son was added to the family of Telegraph Operator Will Nash and wife December 25, 1911 ~ a real Merry Christmas. All doing nicely.

212


Burr Oak Acorn
   A 10 1/2 pound daughter (Jennie June) was born to Mr and Mrs Charles Niendorf early Tuesday afternoon, July 2, 1912.

213


Burr Oak Acorn
   Born to Mr and Mrs Luther Russell, a baby girl on December 1, 1911

214


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    Born, to Mr and Mrs George Swihart, December 15, 1911, a daughter.

215


Burr Oak Acorn
   A stork card to the Acorn from Salem, Oregon, announces the birth, at the Willamitte Sanitorium, of a son, Frederic Engle, to Mr and Mrs S.E. Wolfe. The mother, formerly (Miss Engle) was a former resident here.

dated  in ink, December 1912, no date for the day

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Burr Oak Acorn
     Mr and Mrs John Ultz are the proud parents of an 8 3/4 pound boy, Charles Joseph.
Note: this announcement is not dated but is in the book after a birth dated 2 July 1912 and the birth after this one is also dated in 1912.

217


Burr Oak Acorn
     Notice the smile Peter Modert is wearing. He is great-grandfather to a baby lately born to Johnnie Ultz and wife of Matteson..

Dated 14 March 1912 in ink.

218


Burr Oak Acorn
    Mr and Mrs Myron Sager are caring for a youngster which arrived at their place a short time ago.

Note: dated 11 March in ink.

219


Burr Oak Acorn
   Born, to Mr and Mrs Carmine Sharp (Hazel Thurston), a daughter, Shirley Thurston Sharp, 9 March 1912.

220


Burr Oak Acorn
   Dr Kelley reports the arrival of a little daughter ~ Noriene Wanda Weaver ~ at the home of Mr and Mrs Earl Weaver, in Noble, 25 November 1912. All doing nicely. Should you notice Lou Modert and Good Roads Weaver wearing broad smiles and plug hats, you'll know there's a reason ~ they are grandpa by the happy event.

221


Burr Oak Acorn
   Glen Dale Robinson is a little one which has arrived to bless the home of Rev and Mrs W. D Robinson of our village. All are doing nicely, and our hearty congratulations are theirs.

dated in pen 20 April 1912

222


Burr Oak Acorn
   Dorothy Pauline is the name of the 10 1/2 pound daughter who came to the home of Charles Wilder and wife, 21 October 1912.

223


Burr Oak Acorn
   Alpheus Miller and wife (Gela Bordner) of the Honey Lake store are the recipients of a baby girl. Arrived Monday. Congratulate!

dated in ink 30 September 1912
and another announcement the following week on the same birth which says:

   O mercy, that sweet little baby Girl at the home of Alpheus Miller at the Honey Lake store.  Baby, mama, papa and the whole neighborhood rejoice over the event. All doing fine.

224


Burr Oak Acorn
   Our congratulations to Carl A Schuler and wife (Maggie Goff.)  It's an eight pound daughter, born Saturday, 3 February 1912.

225


Burr Oak Acorn
    Mrs Noe Johnston returned home Wednesday after spending three weeks in Sturgis caring for her daughter, Mrs Littlefield, and also a little granddaughter.

dated in pen 4 April 1912.

226


Burr Oak Acorn
    Born, to Mr and Mrs John Taggart Jr., 20 February 1912, a son.
 

227


Burr Oak Acorn
   Our congratulations to Howard Ellis and wife (Maud Werking.) It's a girl, born last Sunday, 2 June 1912.

228


Burr Oak Acorn
    A 7 pound daughter came Monday to make its home with Mr and Mrs John Hagelgans.

dated in ink 9 September 1912

229


Burr Oak Acorn
   Born, to Will Cooper and wife, 20 February 1912, a baby girl. Dr Crofford reports all doing nicely.

230


Burr Oak Acorn
    Floyd Charles is the name of the 7 1/2 pound son born to Mr and Mrs George Loomis, Thursday, 9 May 1912.

231


Burr Oak Acorn
   Mrs Maud Miller Hendricks of Sturgis presented her husband with a baby boy, 26 August 1912.

232


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Born, to Mr and Mrs Guy E McIntyre, of Saginaw, on Tuesday, April 16th, 1912, twins ~ John Charles and Harriet Sarah. Grandpa C.H. Carl went up there, Monday, to join his wife and take a peep at them..

233


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   From his Shoals, Indiana,  home, under date of 26 April 1912, former townsman Nelson Start sends us the following happy announcement: "A 12-pound boy came to our house this morning. Mother and baby doing fine." The congratulations of Burr Oak friends are theirs, heartily.

234


Burr Oak Acorn
   Dr Rollmann, Jr. reports the arrival of a little daughter at the home of Mr and Mrs Walter J Hoshal, on Friday morning, 12 January 1912. Mother and child doing nicely, we are pleased to learn.

235


Burr Oak Acorn
    Born to Mr and Mrs LeRoy Porter, Sunday, 22 September 1912, a daughter weighing seven pounds, who will be known as Miss Virginia Porter.

236


Burr Oak Acorn
    An 8 1/2 pound daughter (Ethel Ellen) was born to Mr and Mrs Arthur Crooks, of Battle Creek, 7th October 1912.

237


Burr Oak Acorn
    Out congratulations to Carl Coleman and wife (Florence Hackman) of our village, to whom a fine baby girl was born at an early hour yesterday morning ~ Wednesday, 2 October 1912. All doing nicely.

238


Burr Oak Acorn
    "Lewis Park Watson, September 6, 1912; six and one~fourth pounds," reads a card announcing
the arrival of a son at the home of Mr and Mrs L.F. Watson last Friday.

239


Burr Oak Acorn
    A daughter (Wilda May) was born to Mr and Mrs J Elliott Mosher last Saturday morning, May 11th, 1912.

240


Burr Oak Acorn
    Born, to Mr and Mrs Willard Sager, March 17, 1912, an eight pound son. All doing nicely.

241


Burr Oak Acorn
    Hearty congratulations to Sam Weiss and wife. It's a find baby girl, arriving Saturday,
10 August 1912.

242


Burr Oak Acorn
    Born, to Mr and Mrs Glen Milliman, July 21, 1912, a 6 1/2 pound girl.

   And to Mr and Mrs Guy Bowman, 22 July 1912, a son. All are doing nicely.

243


Burr Oak Acorn
   We are pleased to learn of the arrival of a little son to Mr and Mrs Fred L Frohriep, southwest of town, 2 January 1912. All doing nicely.

244


Burr Oak Acorn
    Last week a baby came to bless the home of Mr and Mrs Ray Immel of Ann Arbor, 24 July 1912.

245


Burr Oak Acorn
Mrs William Fry left Coldwater Friday for a visit with her daughter Mrs Gurnie Finn at Lima, Ohio, and son Frank at Galeton, Pennsylvania. At the later home she will make the acquaintance of her recently arrived grandson.

246


Burr Oak Acorn
   Mrs John R Wirts has for some days been at Three Rivers, giving her best attention to a new granddaughter, born 11 August 1912 to Will W Wirts and wife (Millie Needham). Friends in Burr Oak, the former home of the parents, are pleased to learn that mother and child are doing nicely.

247


Burr Oak Acorn
   The stork left a 7~pound son at the home of Mr and Mrs W.G. Fogel, early last Saturday morning. All this accounts for the very broad smile now worn by The Acorn foreman, who is "feeling mighty big about it," and then some. Dr Crofford reports all doing nicely.

dated in pen 2 March 1912

248


Burr Oak Acorn
    Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs C.E. Lucy. It's a daughter, born to them last Sunday, 20 October 1912, and all are doing nicely. And their little son, too, is greatly pleased at the arrival of a baby sister.

249


Burr Oak Acorn
   Born, to Mr and Mrs Charles Swihart of Three Rivers, 22 December 1912, a son.

250


Burr Oak Acorn
   Over at Charlotte, Walter Holden and wife (Maggie Maloney) are the happy parents of a baby boy, born 3 January 1913. Our congratulations.

251


Burr Oak Acorn
Is a Sure Foxy Grandpa
    Hesperia, Michigan, 29 November 1912.
Editor Acorn~
   My daughter, Mrs L. Estelle Mahan, a former Burr Oak girl, gave birth to twins, 26 November ~ boy and a girl ~ weighing 11 1/2 pounds. Mothers and babies doing fine. We all rejoice at the advent of the girl, especially, as the tally to date stands five boys and one girl.
  I am faily well; I have a home adjoining Estella's and I live alone because the widows have not takens advantage of Leap Year.
   Best wishes to all old friends.
          William R Matthews.

252


Burr Oak Acorn
   A card from Portland, Oregon, tells of the arrival of a son and heir at the home of Mr and Mrs J.E. Sinclair, 12 December 1912. The name of the new comer is J. Eldridge. His mother is Dell Davidson Williams Sinclair, nee Plant, at one time a Burr Oak girl.

253


Burr Oak Acorn
   Tuesday morning, 15 April 1913, an 8 lb son was born to Carl Haggerty and wife (Zoe Milliman) at the home of her parents on the Brooklyn side. All doing nicely, Dr Crofford reports. Mr H. came down from Detroit Tuesday evening and remained until yesterday morning.

254


Burr Oak Acorn
   Last Friday a sprightly little baby boy was born to Horace Coler and wife (Ruby Fair) at their home on the Allen farm. Mother and child doing nicely and Horace is wearing the smile of real satisfaction..

ink dated 18 July 1913

255


Burr Oak Acorn
   The stork visited the home of Mr and Mrs Cassius Powers, north of town, a week ago today, 24 April 1913, and left them a baby boy ~ Max Lounsbury. All doing nicely. Congratulations!

256


Burr Oak Acorn
   Congratulations to William Boocher and wife (Anna Gerry). It's a daughter, born Sunday night, 27 April 1913, at Ann Arbor. The father went there Monday morning and returned Tuesday night.

257


Burr Oak Acorn
 A little daughter came to gladden the home of Mr and Mrs Mat Modert last Tuesday 6 March 1913, but stayed only a short time. They surely have the sympathy of their many friends.

258


Burr Oak Acorn
 At their home in Detroit, last Sunday, the stork left a baby boy with Mr and Mrs Charlie Kinney. Out people will remember the mother as Goldie Harding. All doing well.

The year is written 1913 and the day and month may be 5 October. Difficult to read

259


Burr Oak Acorn
The stork made an early Saturday morning call at the home of Rev and Mrs Waechter, and left them  an eight pound son ~ the first boy. Great joy, and we, too, are all pleased. The new arrival is getting a warm reception from his little sisters, Ruth, Lois and Murial.

Ink dated 17 May 1913

260


Burr Oak Acorn
Born, to Mr and Mrs Wallace Fry of East Leroy, last Saturday morning, a baby girl. All doing nicely. Our congratulations.

ink dated 8 February 1913

261


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Yesterday a little daughter came to gladden the home of Mr and Mrs Howard Sherman. Congratulations!

ink dated 8 July 1913

262


Burr Oak Acorn
  About the happiest man on earth today is Roy Himebaugh, his wife having presented him a fine baby boy at an early hour this morning. All doing nicely. Congratulations.

Dated in pen appears to be 24 April 1913.....only the month is in question.

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Burr Oak Acorn
   A 7 1/2 pound son was born to Mr and Mrs Roy Walters, Wednesday, at Constantine, where she has been with her parents for the last few weeks.

dated in ink looks like 2 April 1913.....only the day is in question.

264


Burr Oak Acorn
Roy Himebaugh and wife (Addie Pease) are the happy recipients of a baby girl, which arrived Tuesday.  And the little one's sister Ruth and brother Coin are showing unmistakable pleasure, too. All doing well ~ and we all congratulate.

dated in ink 21 April 1915

265


Burr Oak Acorn
  Congratulations to Bert Hagrdorn (Hagadorn) and wife (Ella Schnatz) of Sturgis. It's a son,
born 1 March 1913.

266


Burr Oak Acorn   Mrs Clara Cummins Barker of St. Johns, Oregon, reports the arrival of a daughter at their western home ~ Mary Jane Barker, by name. The mother, who always lived in this vicinity previous to going west, and was a graduate of the Burr Oak High School, is well known to us all. Our congratulations to the happy parents.

Ink dated 10 April 1913

267


Burr Oak Acorn
  A daughter was born to Mr and Mrs David Whitehead, Monday forenoon, December 8th, 1913.

268


Burr Oak Acorn
  On Monday of this week, 15 September 1913, the stork left a baby girl at the home of Mr and Mrs Will G Nash. Mother and child doing well, and the new arrival's two brothers and two sisters are, with the happy parents, expressing their great joy. Our congratulations.

269


Burr Oak Acorn
   Charles Smith, our city drayman, is grandpa, and is feeling mighty good about it. His son Roy D Smith and wife of Clayville, Virginia, are the happy parents, the little one, a son, arriving 4 October 1913. Our best to all  concerned!

270


Burr Oak Acorn
  This morning, September 18th, 1913, a baby girl was born to Ed Bunnell and wife, (Elsie Clay) and all are doing nicely. Note Ed's broad smile of real satisfaction. Congratulations.

271


Burr Oak Acorn
  It will be a pleasing bit of news to the many friends here to learn that a little son was recently born to Mr and Mrs Charles R Bucknell of Ontario, California. Report says all are doing nicely, and we are glad it is so.

ink dated August 1913, no day date given.

272


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born to Mr and Mrs Curtis Zarr of Laporte, Indiana, 2 September 1913, a 5 pound son, Valois Albert. The mother will be remembered as Miss Alice Plant, daughter of Mr and Mrs Albert E Plant. Hearty congratulations.

273


Burr Oak Acorn
  Lawson Lancaster, wife (Nellie Passahl) and son are truly pleased, a baby girl having added to the household early Tuesday morning. Dr Kelley reports mother and child doing nicely.

Ink dated 19 August 1913

274


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born, to Mr and Mrs F.K. Dean of Jackson, Thursday, September 25, 1913, a son, Ralph Edward, weighing 7 1/2 pounds. The mother will be remembered as Adelaid Wait, formerly of this place. Congratulations.

275


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born, to Mr and Mrs Albert Kaas, Tuesday, 5 August 1913, an eight pound son. All, including grandpa Hagelgans, are getting along as well as could be expected.

276


Burr Oak Acorn
   Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs Lew Modert, east of town. It's a boy, born 3 October 1913.
All doing well.

277


Burr Oak Acorn
   Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs John H Start. A baby girl was born to them 20 December 1913, and all are doing well.

278


Burr Oak Acorn
  The happiest man in town, we dare say, is Clifford L Fair, the groceryman. "There's a reason" ~ an eight pound daughter was born to himself and wife (Clara Miller) yesterday afternoon, 24 September 1913. All doing nicely, and the congratulations of us all are extended the greatly pleased parents and grandparents.
  We imagine that Grandpa and Grandma Fair are stepping mighty high now days since the arrival of little Maxine Lois. We knew Peter and Kate in by~gone days.

279


Burr Oak Acorn
  Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Albert C Burns. It's a girl baby. Sounds odd, but it's so. Mrs Burns went to Detroit Saturday morning and returned home on the evening train with the little prize, about four weeks old, which it is the intention of "pa and ma" to adopt ~ the fulfullment is a long cherished desire.

dated 18 October 1913 in ink.

280


Burr Oak Acorn
  Rev and Mrs Robinson were made glad Saturday morning by the arrival of a little son at their home ~ the second child, both boys. Mother and baby are now getting along quite well. Congratulations!

ink dated 4 October 1913

281


Burr Oak Acorn
  Emery Bietz and wife (Laura Schnatz) have been the happy possessors of a bouncing baby boy since 20 November 1913. Surely we are pleases to note their good fortune.

282


Burr Oak Acorn
  Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Thomas Kane. A 10 pound son, Friday, Dr Rollman,. Jr., reports all doing nicely.

date looks like March or May 21, 1913 but not sure.

283


Burr Oak Acorn
    Born to Mr and Mrs Carl Hagelgan, 12 July 1914, a boy ~ Carl Wayne.

284


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born ~ To Mr and Mrs Coye L Himebaugh, Wednesday, 21 January 1914, a seven pound daughter. all doing nicely. Congratulations.

285


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born, to Mr and Mrs Don Stowell, Sunday morning, a son, Donald Blossom, 14 June 1913.

286


Burr Oak Acorn
Born, to Mr and Mrs Zina Danburry, a daughter, Jaunita Maxine, Monday morning 29 April 1913.

287


Burr Oak Acorn
  Burr Oak friends congratulate. It's a daughter, born 16th July, 1914, to Carl Coleman and wife (Florence Hackman) at their home in Elkhart.

288


Burr Oak Acorn
   A 5-pounds baby was born to Ezra Cross and wife, 21 March 1914.

289


Burr Oak Acorn
  A baby boy born yesterday 26 March 1914 to Everton Bauder and wife, of the Jupp building, died a few hours later.

290


Burr Oak Acorn
   Born, to Mr and Mrs Charles Holdworth, Jr., on 24 June 1914, a 7 1/2 pound son. Mother and child doing nicely and we all join in extending hearty congratulations.

291


Burr Oak Acorn
  Melvin G Tennent, Jr., is a new 8 pound arrival at the home of Mr and Mrs M.T. Tennent of Sedro Woolly, Washington. We all remember the mother as Alice Hastings, and we all congratulate.

dated 26 March 1914

292


Burr Oak Acorn
Born, to the Sites family who have lately moved from Van Wert, Ohio, to the Wilson (Moulton) farm, on Thursday night, a pair of boy babies, Dr Kelley attending. All doing well. No race suicide in Freedom. How is it in Noble?

dated 12 March 1914 in ink

293


Burr Oak Acorn
  Our neighbors Mr and Mrs William Al Mosser, had a visit from the stork, Tuesday afternoon. A daughter. All doing well, Dr Rollman, Jr. reports. Congratulate.

dated 21 July 1914

294


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born, to John Russell and wife, Monday, a baby girl, June 1 1914.

295


Burr Oak Acorn
  Born, to Mr and Mrs Harry Swihart, at Niles, Michigan, 14 May 1914, a daughter. Congratulations of Burr Oak friends.

296


Burr Oak Acorn
  Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs E.B. Straehly to whom a find baby girl weighing 9 1/2 pounds was born yesterday, 16 September 1914. Surely great joy in that home. All doing nicely.

297


Burr Oak Acorn
Congratulations!!
  Last Sunday at Tustin a baby girl was born to C.E. Perry and wife (May Pooler.)
 

And on same date, at Howe, Indiana, a baby boy was born to Walter Amos and wife (Marjory Ruhl).

newspaper dated 4 February 1915

298


Burr Oak Acorn
  Probably the "best feeling" man on earth  is Marshall Marvin. And there's a reason. Official notification came to "Marsh," Saturday, that he was grandpa to a dandy Hoosier baby boy weighing 7 3/4 pounds, born 4 May 1914, to his son Will and wife at their Mishawaks home. Surely Burr Oak friends are very pleased too.

and then in the next weeks' paper.....

  Sunday forenoon M Marvin, wife and her sister went to Mishawaka for a few hours visit with the Will Marvin family ~ the first meeting of Baby Marvin and his grandparents. Be the way the little man was born May 9th, not the 4th as the Acorn stated.

299


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Late Stork Visits
  Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs Herbert F Arnold of Chicago, to whom a 7 3/4 pound boy was born Monday morning, 5 October 1914. All doing nicely ~ all supremely happy.

  Saturday night, 3 October 1914, a little daughter was born to Leo Milliman and wife (Helen Globensky.) All doing well. Congratulate!
 

300


Burr Oak Acorn
   Born, to Mr and Mrs C.H. Smith of East Burr Oak, 9 April 1914, a son. Mother and child doing nicely.

301


Burr Oak Acorn
   Our congratulationns to Mr and Mrs Floyd Clay. It's a boy, born on July 4th 1914.

302


Burr Oak Acorn
  Otis Decker and wife were made glad by the arrival of a daughter at their place last week.

dated in ink 19 September 1914

303


Burr Oak Acorn
  Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs Walter Bonner.  A baby boy was born to them May 13, 1914. All doing nicely.

304


Burr Oak Acorn
  Mrs Ida Hazzard is wearing "the smile that won't come off." There's a reason ~ she's grandma. Way down at Big Point, Mississippi, 15 May 1914, a ten pound baby boy was born to her son Charles and wife. The mother and little one, Ferris Neil, are doing well. Congratulations!

305


Burr Oak Acorn
   Mr and Mrs Charles Broker are surely proud parents. It's a nine pound daughter, born to them Tuesday, 5 August 1914.

306


Burr Oak Acorn
  Our congratulations to Charles Danberry and wife (Fannie Baldwin) with whom the stork yesterday left a baby boy of 8 1/2 pounds weight. All doing well.

dated in pen 28 April 1914

307


Burr Oak Acorn
   At Bronson a week ago today a daughter, Wilma Irene, was born to Mr and Mrs Lawrence Werner of Lansing. The mother will be remembered as Cecil Bennett, eldest daughter of Ray and Lula Hogmire Bennett.

Dated in pen 25 July 1914

308


Burr Oak Acorn
  Mr and Mrs T.J. Reed and five sons are greatly elated, the stork having on Tuesday morning added to the household a baby girl. Congratulate!

dated in pen 21 July 1914
Note: this entry is clearly dated as above but this was the birth of my mothers older sister, Miriam Ellen and her recorded proved birth date is 28 July 1914. jrg

309


Burr Oak Acorn
  At Sturgis, a few days ago, a daughter was born to "Billie" Snook and wife. Congratulate!

dated in ink July 1914, no day is given

310


Burr Oak Acorn
  A son was born to Mr and Mrs Frank G Fisk on Thursday, January 28th, 1915.

311


Burr Oak Acorn
  Mildred Louise is the little baby girl who came, October 7th, 1914, to make her home with Mr and Mrs Ray Wagner.

312


Burr Oak Acorn
  A daughter, Mabel Winnifred, was born to Mr and Mrs Frank Williams, Tuesday, August 4th, 1914.

313


Burr Oak Acorn
   Mr and Mrs Earl Weaver of Noble are the proud parents of a baby girl that arrived at their home Monday, 25 November 1912.  And all take notice of the smile that it's grandpa Modert.

314


Burr Oak Acorn
 

   The stork's on duty in Texas. Says a wireless to The Acorn: "Mr and Mrs R.H. Mooris announce the birth of a daughter on 5 March 1915, at 4 p.m., weight 8 pounds. Congratulations!

315


Burr Oak Acorn
  We hear that Mrs Uriel Cummins Mabie of Sturgis has within the past week presented her husband with twin daughters.

Newspaper dated 5 December 1914

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Newspaper unidentified
   Mrs Charles Mabie and twin daughters, Ruth and Ruby went to Burr Oak yesterday to visit her parents, Mr and Mrs C Cummings. The twins are now three months old and quite well again after their serious illness a month ago.

Note: article is undated but based on the birth of the twins, this would have occurred circa 5 March 1915. I've placed this article with the births because of the closeness to the birth of these twins.

317


Burr Oak Acorn
  Mr and Mrs Glen Milliman, who recently moved from this vicinity, are the proud parents of a little boy born March 5th, 1915. Mother and baby doing nicely.

318


Burr Oak Acorn
   Annis Garn has grown immensely since the arrival of that new daughter, born to himself and wife 20 February 1915.

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Burr Oak Acorn
Stork Visits
  Last Friday, February 2, 1915, a baby boy came to the home of Mr and Mrs Eben Tisdell.

And a baby boy has been added to the family of Mr and Mrs Don Milliman, 13 February 1915.

320


Burr Oak Acorn
  To Ed Borgert and wife (Martha Baumeister) of Sturgis, on 11th February 1915, a baby boy was born. All doing very nicely. Sure we congratulate.

321


Believe the Sturgis Democrat
  Halbert Thomas Jacobs, is the name of the little son, who took up his residence at the home of Mr and Mrs Homer Jacobs on East Chicago Street Wednesday.
 
dated in ink 24 March 1915

322


Burr Oak Acorn
  Last Saturday, 20 March 1915, the stork visited the home of Mr and Mrs Roy Kibbe of Union City and left with them a baby girl. All doing nicely and Burr Oak friends will surely extend congratulations to the very pleased parents.

323


Burr Oak Acorn
   Mary Marjorie is the name of the little daughter who came to make her home with Ray Wagner and wife, May 6th, 1915.

324


Burr Oak Acorn
  Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs Beadon Bucknell.    Girl, born Saturday, 10 April 1915, and all doing well.

325


Burr Oak Acorn
  Orland ~ A baby girl came to Mr and Mrs F.J. Werner's last Friday, weight 20 pounds. ~ Zenith

dated July ? 1915....can't read the day and the 20 pounds is NOT a typo on my behalf!! jrg

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Burr Oak Acorn
  Both good and bad news comes to us from Mr and Mrs Melvin Tennent of Sedro Woolley, Washington. On March 20, 1915 a baby girl was born to them, and 11 days later they lost a little son, aged one years and 13 days.  The mother will be remembered here as Miss Alice Hastings.

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Burr Oak Acorn
  Mrs J.H. Walter was with the family of her son Otis, several days last week, helping care for her little granddaughter, Dorothy Helen, born Monday, August 9th, 1915.

 Our congratulations to Otis Walters and wife (Grace Ultz) of the Freedom section, to whom a little daughter was born, Monday ~ Burr Oak Acorn.

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