To day at 7 o'clock a.m. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] was delivered of a male child weighing 11 lbs. 1 oz. which I named "James Wrigley" in honor of my old friend James Wrigley. There was no white persons present at the birth except Mother* [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] & myself. Dr. Murchison for whom I sent arrived too late to be of any service. The little woman and baby are doing very well. In consequence of the birth of this my first Son I took a big egg nogg which was not bad by the way. weather cloudy and warm. it commenced raining about 8 o'clock a.m. & rained throughout the day.
*The person he refers to as "Mother" is Mahala Lee Sharp Hall nee Roberts . . . who is actually his step-mother . . . as well as his mother-in-law . . . aka the mother of "the little woman" . . . and Mahala is also the 3rd great-grandma of the Keeper of this family history blog.