Sam and Jenny McLaughlin are happy to announce the birth of their first child, a son, Samuel Rowland McLaughlin, III. He was born on October 29, 2008 at 9:18 PM at the Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center in Lititz, Pa. He weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.  Both mother and baby are doing well.
Maternal grandparents are Larry and Karen Stewart and Frank and Tina Vining.  Paternal grandparents are Donna McLaughlin and the late S. Rowland McLaughlin, Sr.  Maternal great-grandmothers are Marie Jeffcoat and Evelyn White.  Paternal great-grandmother is Linda Anderson.
Both sides of the family come from a long line of horse enthusiasts, and Sam is the trainer at The Stables at Alpha Place in Lititz, Pa.