Lincoln James Byrd

Cody and Janelle Byrd of Huntingburg announce the birth of a son, Lincoln James. He was born on Dec. 5, 2018, in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper, and weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. The mother is the former Janelle Merkel. Lincoln was baptized on Jan. 26, 2019, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Huntingburg, by Father Ryan Hilderbrand. Laura McAninch of Huntingburg and Jace Houchin of Stendal are godparents. Grandparents are Joe and Tina Byrd and Louise Merkel, all of Huntingburg, and the late Daniel Merkel. His great-grandmother is Verena Kempf of Huntingburg. Lincoln has two brothers, Nolan and Landon.

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