First Linn County baby of 2023 born in Lebanon


January 18, 2023

Courtesy of Samaritan Health

Parents Jered and Chelsee Farrell, formerly of Lebanon and now of Albany, visit with their newborn son, Brahm Fimbulvetr Farrell, at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital following his Jan. 2 birth.

Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital welcomed its first baby of the year, Brahm Fimbulvetr Farrell, born at 2:47 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.

His parents, Chelsee and Jered Farrell, of Albany, honored their family tradition of allowing the mother to choose the child's first name while the father selected the middle name.

Brahm weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.

"His original due date was Dec. 27, so it was time to evict him," Chelsee said.

Brahm will go home to two older brothers.

"We are very excited to welcome him to our family," Jered said.

The couple resided for eight y...

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