San Juan County's first baby of 2010: Elijah Mathew Enochs

The San Juan Islands
The San Juan Islands' first baby of 2010 was born Jan. 14, 12:45 a.m. (This isn't him. Photo is coming).
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Elijah Mathew Enochs, son of Lindsay Johnson and Justin Enochs of San Juan Island, is San Juan County's first baby of 2010.

Elijah was born Jan. 14, 12:45 a.m., in Island Hospital in Anacortes; Melinda Milligan of Eastsound was the midwife. He weighed 8 pounds 2.2 ounces and measured 20.6 inches long.

Elijah wins The Journal’s Baby Derby and about $600 worth of prizes from 16 local merchants:

— Be Chic Boutique
— Browne’s Home Center
— Cannery House Restaurant
— Friday Harbor Drug
— Friday Harbor MarketPlace
— Island Market
— Islanders Bank
— King’s Market
— Lopez Village Market
— Osito’s
— Petro San Juan/Pacific Pride
— Post San Juan
— Roche Harbor’s McMillin’s Restaurant
— San Juan Jewels
— Structural Bodywork
— The Toy Box

Elijah was due on Jan. 10. As his due date passed and Sofia Ann Johnson's due date of Jan. 15 neared, the Baby Derby was shaping into a race.

Sofia Ann's mom, Jessica Johnson — no relation to Elijah's mom — was in Island Hospital Jan. 14 to get ready for the birth. Jessica is manager of Wells Fargo Bank in Friday Harbor. Sofia Ann is Jessica and Andy Johnson’s second child.

Elijah's mom is a 26-year-old hairstylist at Christy’s Salon.

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