Thursday, April 13, 2017

Baby Girl Fortenberry

This is a great newspaper notice with information on three generations of the family.

Alice Darrell Fortenberry
My Second Cousin 

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Fortenberry announce the arrival of a beautiful baby daughter, Alice Darrel Fortenberry, on Wednesday, March 23, at their home in the Progress community. Mrs. Fortenberry will be remembered as Miss Zilda [sic] Alford. The paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Fortenberry, and those on the maternal side are Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Alford.

from: Mr. and Mrs. Fortenberry of Progress Announce Arrival of Daughter. (1938, Mar. 30). McComb Daily Journal, p. 3. Retrieved March 5, 2017;; Ray Fortenberry.


Wendy said...

Birth announcements in the newspaper -- now that's something I haven't seen in years!

Colleen G. Brown Pasquale said...

It is certainly a genealogy treasure with the parents & grandparents named.