Jessie (nee Payer) and Antonio Reckner Alfaro, along with their son Raphael, announce the first birthday of their son and brother, Ephraim Alexander, on July 25. The family lives in Upper Black Eddy, Pa.
Ephraim is the 10th grandchild of Barbara Payer Murray of Upper Black Eddy and John H. Payer of Pilesgrove.
He is the fifth grandchild of Elsa Alfaro and Harry Reckner of Kintnersville, Pa.
Ephraim Alexander is named in loving memory of his maternal great-grandfather Pavel Salling of Mengusovce, Slovakia.