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Baby New Year

January 18, 2012

Jonathon and Marie French with Isaac, 2, and Eleazar, who was born at 12:19 p.m., Jan. 1. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
Eleazar Robert French was the first baby born in 2012 to parents who reside in The Citizen readership area.

Eleazar was born at 12:19 p.m., Jan. 1, at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Proud parents are Jonathon and Marie French of Groveland Twp. Big brother is Isaac. Grandparents are Doug and Kathy Schinke of Rochester Hills and William and Melanie French of Grand Blanc. Great-grandparents are Clyde and Barbara Schinke of Rochester Hills, Lowell Markus of Utica, and Zell French of Oscoda.

As the parents of the first baby of the new year, Jonathon and Marie are the recipients of prizes from generous local businesses including Bullfrogs, The Citizen, Coffee Zone, Creative Memories, In Motion, Jet's Pizza, Jim's Cracker Barrel, Merry Maids, O'Malley's Galley, T.L.M. Moon Bodyworks, and Willow Pointe Flowers & Gifts.