Michael and Rose (Turner) Jefferson, St. Clair, announce the birth of a son, Leland William Jefferson. Born April 20, 2012, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Leland joins Michael, 5, Dayton, 10, and Marie, 14.

Maternal grandparents are Patricia and Joseph Turner, St. Clair. Paternal grandparent is Barbara Jefferson, St. Louis. Great-grandparents are Jackie and John Chase and Marcy Bauer.