Wednesday, November 30, 2011

1880 Birth Announcements

M.J. Dunn is happy over an eight-pound boy that came into his possession one day last week.

The tallest man in town is Marshall Tanner -- it's a girl and made its appearance last Saturday.

For many years during the mid-to-late 1800s, the population of the village hovered around 1,000, sometimes reaching 1,200. Mr. Adams of the paper celebrated many of the births in the newspaper mentioning the proud dad but seldom how mother and child were doing, and rarely the baby's name.

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