John and Sarah (Brown) Pickard, Gerald, announce the birth of a son, Sebastian Elliott Ray Pickard. Born May 8, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington, he weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Sebastian joins Kadin, 6.

Maternal grandparents are Bradley Brown and Camille Brown, Hermann. Paternal grandparents are James Pickard, Santa Barbara, Calif., and Debbie Reeser, Hermann. Great-grandparent is Doris McCamey Brown, St. Louis.