William Barrett Irven Franklin was born to Taylor and Jessica Franklin at 2:47 a.m. Feb. 12, 2017. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.

He is the first child for the Franklins, who live in Hanford, California. Taylor, a lieutenant in the Navy, is stationed at Naval Air Station Lemoore. Jessica works as a Senior Sourcing Advisor for Adventist Health’s Central California region.

Paternal grandparents are Fred and Diane Franklin of Brownwood. Maternal grandmother is Kristin Tveit-Sawaya of St. Louis, Missouri.