Robert Alan and Mary Beth (Kisner) Blair of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of their son, Brady Alan, Nov. 18, 1997. Paternal grandparents are Robert Blair of Huntington, W.Va., and Sallie Blair of Elgin, Ill. Maternal grandparents are Jeanne and William "Shug" Kisner of Martinsburg. Paternal great-grandmother is Martha Blair of Cleveland, Tenn. Maternal great-grandmother is Mary Sowers of Martinsburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Brown of Hagerstown, announce the birth of their fifth child and second son, Ryan Joseph, Sept. 21, 1997. Maternal grandparents are Joe and Cathy Silio of Westbury, N.Y. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Sharon Brown of Williamsport. Paternal great-grandparents are Harold and Ina Devol of Parkersburg, W.Va., and Jesse and Ella Mae Brown of Williamsport. Paternal great-great-grandmother is Fay Knaus of Parkersburg.
Dwayne and Mary (Efantis) Rowland of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of their son, Nickolaus Efthemeos Alan, Nov. 20, 1997. Paternal grandparents are Doris Rowland of Hagerstown and the late Norman Rowland. Maternal grandparents are Marsha Efantis of Martinsburg and the late Paul Efantis. Maternal great-grandparents are Mary Muddiman of Martinsburg and the late Ralph Cophenhaver.
Don and Julie Tapley announce the birth of their first child, a son, Jordan Daniel, Nov. 2, 1997. Mrs. Tapley is the former Julie Stouffer. Maternal grandparents are William W. and Carol A. Stouffer of Hagerstown. Paternal grandmother is Helen A. Tapley. Maternal great-grandparents are Alvin F. and Frances Thumma and John R. and Lois Stouffer, all of Hagerstown. Paternal great-grandmother is Nora Tapley of Reidsville, Ga.
Richard and Tina Wolfensberger of Hagerstown announce the birth of their first child, a son, Joseph Richard, Nov. 7, 1997. Maternal grandparents are Bernard and Phyllis Keating of Hagerstown. Paternal grandparents are Stanley and Gloria Wolfensberger of Funkstown. Great-grandparents are Gladys Livengood of Frostburg, Md., and Harold and Rose Crabtree of Hagerstown.
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