The proud mother Josephine Ormsby said "These are the dearest little things" as she was "propped up in the bed with the three boys in her arms and the little girl lying crosswise at the foot of the bed."

What a terrific family scene - and what a find in GenealogyBank for the Ormsby family history.

Here they are a few years later in a 1910 photograph: Front row, from left - William, Theodore, Edith, John, George & Helen; 2nd row, Mrs. Josephine Ormsby, and Daisy. (Photo courtesy - Library of Congress American Memory Project LC No. #ichicdn n005169)

This article (Pawtucket Times - 2 Oct 1901) not only describes the other children - but gives their dates of birth too.
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