Karen and Charlie Scheer, New Haven, announce the birth of a son, Samuel Charles Scheer. Born Oct. 23, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Samuel joins Kyle, 5, and Evan, 3.

Maternal grandparents are James Barrett and Mary Ann Barrett, New Haven. Paternal grandparents are Wayne Scheer and Beverly Scheer, New Haven. Great-grandparents are Louis and Mabel Barrett, Washington, and Leola Scheer, New Haven.