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Audrina Samuel Martella, first child of Monte and Melissa Martella, was born at 6:47 a.m. March 8 in Walnut Creek. She weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 21.5 inches. Audrina is granddaughter to Ed and Michelle Lewis of Tracy and Marty and Carol Martella of Brentwood and great-granddaughter to Shirley D’Haenens of Malibu.

Jesse James Duran was born March 18, 2014, to Tracy residents Rosa E. Torres and Jesse Cameron Duran at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. Jesse weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth and was 19 inches long. He has a brother, Aaron A. Rodriguez, and two sisters, Lexie Jayden Duran and Leilani Duran. His grandparents are Maria and Jose Torres and Rebecca and Tomas Garza, all of Tracy, and Jesse Rivera Duran of San Jose.

Sofia Soto, daughter of Maria Petra Soto and Jose Pedro Soto, was born March 29, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces. Sofia has two brothers, Giovanni and Cristopher, and a sister, Yadira. Grandparents are Maria Isabel Quintanilla, Maximino Muñoz, Rosa Maria Barrios and Jose Rafael Soto, all of Mexico.

Carter Jay Doherty was born to Chasity Jay Doherty and Thomas Francis Doherty of Tracy on March 29, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. At birth, he weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long. Carter is grandson to Cindy and Tony Marotta and Moana and John Doherty, all of Tracy, and Anthony Maske of Modesto. Mitzi Whitley of San Jose is his great-grandmother.

Faith Marie Hernandez, born April 4, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, is the new daughter of Megan D. Wilson and Menachem I. Fernandez of Tracy. She weighed 8 pounds, 7.9 ounces at birth. Faith has one brother, Andrew Shipman Jr., and two sisters, Aureanna and Makenah Fernandez. Her grandparents are Donald J. Wilson of Livermore and Ofelia and Feliciano Fernandez of Stockton. She is the great-granddaughter of Madeline and Cliff Richey of Lathrop, Martha Wilson of Livermore and Wayne Wilson of Sacramento.

Alyssa Kate Watson was born to Kristie and Darren Watson of Mountain House on April 11, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. At birth, Alyssa weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 18.5 inches. She has two sisters, Brookelyn and Ashlee. Alyssa is granddaughter to Marietta and Bill Peterson of Provo, Utah, and Faye and Marden Watson of Fairview, Utah. Velia Peterson of Trona is her great-grandmother.

Riley Elizabeth McCarrell, daughter of Heather Egter van Wissekerke and Kenny M. McCarrell Sr. of Tracy, was born April 11, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.25 inches at birth. She has a sister, Faith, and three brothers, Kenneth, Austin and Dylan. Riley is granddaughter to Lori and Roy Egter van Wissekerke of Concord and Terri and Fred McCarrell of Livermore. She is great-granddaughter to Yvonne and Willy Egter van Wissekerke of Concord.

Abigail Lee Varni was born April 14, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital to Danielle McAfee Varni and Anthony Lawrence Varni of Manteca. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20 inches at birth. Abigail’s grandparents are Sherry and David Lograsso of Ripon and Richelle and John Varni of Modesto. Her great-grandparents are Patricia and Frank Lograsso of Roseville, Marvel McAfee of Ripon, Jean and John Varni of Modesto and Ann and Richard Warn of Turlock.

Calix Jordan Maraan, son of Rhodora Deasis Maraan and Crysler John Garcia Maraan of Tracy, was born April 20, 2014, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 18.75 inches long. Calix has one sister, Tiffany Anne Maraan. His grandparents are Maria Victoria Deasis of Fairfield and Jocelyn and Melvin Maraan of Tracy.

Ryan Jules Johnson was born April 21, 2014, to Sadira Rhiannon Johnson and Stephen E. Johnson of Tracy. Ryan weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 21.25 inches at birth at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. His brothers are James Delgado, 15, and Eric Johnson, 1. Grandparents are Michele and John Javedas of Oakland, Robert and Susan Rotz of Derwood, Md., and Pamela Hunter and Everett Ray Johnson, both of Manteca.

• These announcements appear in the April 4, April 18 or May 2 print editions of the Tracy Press. Extra copies are available at 131 W. 10th St. If you have a recent birth to announce, email tpourtown@tracypress.com or call 835-3030.

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