Births

Lemasters

Taylor Kuhn and Nathan Lemasters announce the birth of their daughter, Chloe Elizabeth Lemasters. She as born at 10 a.m., July 11, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Katie Marie Lemasters.

Grandparents are Donna Bailey of Marietta and Becky Pritchard of Beverly. Great-grandparents are Mary Bailey of Vincent and Loretta Korte of Beverly.

Lauer

Christina Evans and Lester Lauer Jr., of Beverly, announce the birth of their son, Daniel Ray Lauer. He was born at 1:16 p.m., July 14, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 7.5 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Jean Evans and the late Stu Evans of Beverly and the late Lester Lauer, and the late Agnes Lauer, of Whipple.

Diveley twins

Clinton Diveley and Damaris Heft, of Waverly, W. Va., announce the birth of their twin sons, Caleb Edwin Diveley and Nathaniel Edwin Diveley.

Caleb was born at 10:06 a.m., July 14, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 17 inches long.

Nathaniel was born at 10:07 a.m. He weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18 inches long.

The babies have one sibling, Destiny Marie Rodriquez.

Grandparents are Robert Smith and Peggy Diveley of Waverly and Linda Eberts and Julio Rodriquez of Bethlehem, Pa.

Births

Ludwig

Phillip and Megan Ludwig, of Barlow, announce the birth of their son, Zachary Michael Ludwig. He was born June 3, 2014 at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The baby has one sister, Zoey Ludwig, age 1.

Grandparents are Rick and Linda Petty of Barlow, and Ronda Ludwig of Marietta. Great-grandparents are Russ and Norma Richardson of Williamstown, Becky Petty of Williamstown, Alvin and Jean Ludwig of Devola, and Roy and Freda Stephens of Marietta.

Cowdery

Aaron and Kristi Cowdery, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, Jaxon Kyle Cowdery. He was born at 10:24 a.m. April 22, 2014 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sister, Peyton Elizabeth Cowdery, age 6, and one brother, Rowen Joseph Cowdery, age 4.

Grandparents are Harold and Joyce Miller of Marietta and Dr. Joy and Joe Cowdery of Marietta. Great-grandmother is Betty Leonard of Marietta.

Olson

Adam and Kayla Olson, of Wingett Run, announce the birth of their son, Jase Thomas “JT” Olson. He was born at 7:49 p.m. July 2, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Grandparents are Jeff and Becky Olson of Manchester, Dory Bowersock of Wingett Run, and Maria Farnsworth of Newport. Great-grandparents are Shirley and Eugene Kirkbride of Wingett Run, Nina Jean Farnsworth of Newport, Linda Olson of Manchester, and Marilyn Deiss of Akron. Great-great-grandparent is Garnet Henthorn of Reno.

Smith

Maggie Elizabeth Miller and Cody Smith, of Fleming, announce the birth of their son, Mason Eugene Smith. He was born at 3:50 p.m. July 7, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Douglas and Christina Miller of Fleming, Christopher Smith of Zanesville, and Kim Smith of Malta. Great-grandparents are the late Carroll Eugene Koon Sr. of Marietta, the late Joyce Anna Blair Koon of Marietta, and the late Archie and Freda Miller of Fleming. Great-great-grandparents are Carl Vernon Blair and Ralston Edwina Blair of Parkersburg.

Holden

Joe and Jan Holden, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, Jase Michael Holden. He was born at 5:39 p.m. July 7, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long. The baby has two siblings, JoElla Holden and Janessa Holden.

Grandparents are Mike and Janet Holden of Marietta and the late Diane and Kim Dawson of Cleveland. Great-grandparent is Agnes FitzGerald of Westlake, Ohio.

Births

Smith

Justin and Lindsey Smith, of Parkersburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan Rose Smith. She was born on March 17, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long.

Grandparents are Allen and Marcia Siers, Donna and Joey Uhl and Van and Sherry Smith.

Ross

Andrew and Miranda Ross, of Marietta, announce the birth of their daughter, Kennedy Mae Ross. She was born at 11:34 a.m., June 24, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Steve and Renea Ross of Marietta, and Edwin and Crystal Kimbrough of Marietta. Great-grandparents are Gerald Megregor of Marietta, and Lorena Kimbrough of Coolville. Great-great-grandmother is Marie Mcgregor of Marietta.

Cowdery

Aaron and Kristi Cowdery, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, Jaxon Kyle Cowdery. He was born at 10:24 a.m., April 22, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sister, Peyton Elizabeth Cowdery, age 6, and one brother, Bowen Joseph Cowdery, age 4.

Grandparents are Harold and Joyce Miller of Marietta and Dr. Joy and Joe Cowdery of Marietta. Great-grandmother is Betty Leonard of Marietta.

Adams

Jordan and Andrea Adams, of Washington, W.Va., announce the birth of their son, Parker Kyle Adams. He was born at 4:54 p.m., April 2, 2014, at Camden Clark Memorial Campus. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 22 inches long.

Grandparents are Kyle and Kristie Adams of Ellenboro, Pauline Adams of Parkersburg, Mary and Wayne Underwood of Ellenboro, and Joe Barnes of Parkersburg. Great-grandparents are Carolyn Gumm of Pullman, and Don and Irene Newlon of Ellenboro.

Williams

Benjamin and Megan Williams, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, Tanner Ray Williams. He was born at 1:17 p.m., June 17, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Grayson James Williams.

Grandparents are J.P. and Lori Swaney of Marietta and Darlene Williams of Belpre.

Heiss

George and Chrisy Heiss, of Waterford, announce the birth of their son, Stephen John Heiss II. He was born at 12:06 p.m., June 22, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Emma Marie Heiss.

Grandparents are Bob and Helen Morrison of Marietta, and Steve and Marjorie Heiss of Waterford. Great-grandparents are Camilla Heiss of Beverly, Mary Lou and Burl Moore of Belpre, and Andy Newsad of Waterford.

Wriston

David Wriston and Jassandra Johnston, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, David Wayne Wriston Jr. He was born June 19, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Doug and Grace Wriston.

Lake

Darian Lake, of Lowell, announces the birth of her son, Nathaniel Colson Paul Lake. He was born at 6:39 p.m., June 24, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Marty and Regina Lake of Lowell. Great-grandparents are Lesa Jeffers and Randy Ball of Marietta, and Roger Hupp of Lowell.

Samuels

Michael Samuels and Stacey Cole announce the birth of their daughter, Makenna Raelyn Samuels. She was born at 10:15 a.m., June 24, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Makiah Samuels.

Grandparents are Michael and Karen Samuels and Judy Cole.

Burd

Ashley Burd and Shane Morgan announce the birth of their son, Justin Nicholas Burd. He was born at 12:14 p.m., June 18, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches long. The baby has three siblings, Michael, Eli, and Doris Morgan.

Grandparents are Jeff Burd and Joyce Burd of Little Hocking, and Lori Schade of Parkersburg.

Plessinger

Roberta de la Cruz and Jeremy Plessinger, of New Matamoras, announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Jane Roxie Elu Nahimana Inola Plessinger. She was born at 9:45 a.m., June 23, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 18 inches long. The baby has eight siblings, Miguel, Misael, Lino, Luis Antonio, Daniel, Santiago, Nayeli Chumani and Marvin.