Rylee was born last night, 18 Nov 2018, at 10:15 pm CST in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She weighed in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces.
Her parents are Will Cowen and Erin (Desmond) Cowen; and her maternal grandparents are Donna (McDaniel) Desmond and the late Gerald J. Desmond (1946-2017). Rylee is also welcomed by her big brother, Ethan, who was born 24 Nov 2015.
Rylee and Ethan descend from their 4th great-grandparents Humphry Desmond & Mary Huggins (both born circa 1767); Patrick Desmond (b. 1795) & Bridget Cronin (b. 1800); Jeremiah Desmond (b. 1825) & Mary Burns (b. 1829); Owen Desmond (b. 1861) & Ellen Mary Keating (b. 1868); and Gerald J. Desmond Sr. (b. 1909) & Dorothy Donar (b. 1911).
Welcome to the world, Rylee (and to the Desmond family).