Marci and Michael Townsend of Overland Park, Kan., announce the birth of a daughter, Claire Avery Townsend, on Nov. 11, 2011, at 1:43 a.m. She weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 19 3/4 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Mark and Janet Guthrie of Nevada. Maternal great-grandparents are Jim and Shirley Guthrie and Bus and Carol Faith. Her maternal great-aunt and great-uncle are Lee and Mary Love Guthrie, all of Nevada.
Paternal grandparents are Gary and Yvonne Townsend of Leawood, Kan. Paternal great-grandparents are Bonnie and Al Ferbet and Helen Townsend of St. Louis, Mo.