HOLMES COUNTY, FLORIDA

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

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BRAZILE:  WESTVILLE:  A fine young man arrived at Mr and Mrs J F Flournoy's Thursday night, and a pretty young lady at Mr and Mrs Bert Brazile's.  Both mothers and infants are doing well.  (SOURCE:  Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 14 September 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999)

BROWN:   PROSPERITY: On the 9th of May, Mrs John Brown gave birth to three baby girls. They are fine, healthy babies and look just alike. Their names are Cliff, Clyde and Cleo. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Thursday, 30 May 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

BUSH:   WYNNLUM: Mr and Mrs Brock Bush are the proud parents of a son, born Saturday night. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 8 October 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

DUKES:   CORINTH CHUCKLES: Mr and Mrs A E Dukes are the proud parents of a fine boy. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 7 May 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

FLOURNOY:   WESTVILLE: A fine young man arrived at Mr and Mrs J F Flournoy's Thursday night, and a pretty young lady at Mr and Mrs Bert Brazile's. Both mothers and infants doing well. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 14 September 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

HARRIS:   NEW HOPE ITEMS: J B Harris is wearing a smile al over his face since a fine baby boy has arrived to bless his home. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 20 June 1908; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

JOHNSON:   SILAS: John Johnson is wearing a broad smile. A fine baby boy arrived at his home Thursday. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 12 October 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

McMILLIAN:   CARYVILLE: Mr and Mrs J D McMillian are the proud parents of a fine boy, arriving Sunday. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 20 August 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

PADGETT:   DADY: Born to Mr and Mrs J J Padgett, twins, boy and girl. We will soon be up with Sandy Creek. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 31 August 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

POWELL:   WESTVILLE: Born, to Mr and Mrs W G Powell last Saturday morning, a son. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 20 August 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

REYNOLDS:   BARKERS: Born, to Mr and Mrs Early Reynolds, Wednesday, a girl. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 10 August 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

SESSOMS:   LOCAL PARAGRAPHS: Mr and Mrs W L Sessoms announce the birth of a daughter, born Wednesday June 29th. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 2 July 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

SHY:   Ernest Shy is wearing a smile that shines like the full moon in June. A fine baby boy at his home. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 27 June 1908; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

VICKERS:   CEDAR GROVE: Mr and Mrs William Vickers are the proud parents of a fine baby boy, born Monday of last week. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 19 November 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

WEAVER:   WESTVILLE: A ten pound youngster arrived at the home of Mr and Mrs W D Weaver Thursday night. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 14 September 1907; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

WILLIAMS:     MT ZION: The stork visited the home of Mr and Mrs Ernest Williams Sunday and left them a fine son. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 27 August 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999) 

WILLIAMS:    LOCAL PARAGRAPHS: Mr and Mrs J L Williams are the proud parents of a son, born last week. This is their fourth son and should they all follow the vocation of their father, Bonifay would have carpenters to spare. (SOURCE: Holmes County Advertiser, Bonifay FL, Saturday, 27 August 1910; transcribed by Cathy Strickland Popp, May 1999)


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