Paul and Melissa Ladd (The Ladd Family) Announce Birth of New Daughter

ROCK HILL, S.C. – (November 28, 2011) – Emerging Southern Gospel duo The Ladd Family are proud to announce the birth of Violet Marie Ladd. Violet was born to parents Paul and Melissa Ladd on October 27, 2011 at 11:14 p.m.

Violet weighed 7 lbs 15 oz and was 20 ¾ in long. Baby Violet is doing exceptionally well and is joined by big brother Elijah.

We appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers for our family,” mentioned Paul Ladd. “Melissa didn’t have the easiest of pregnancies, and we believe that God’s grace saw her through the birth of baby Violet thanks to the prayers that went up on behalf of our family over the last few months.”

The Ladd Family will resume traveling again on December 31, 2011 in Carroll, Ohio at River of Life Church.

For more information on baby Violet and all of the Ladd Family, visit them online at

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About The Ladd Family

The Ladd Family is an anointed family ministry with strong Christian roots. They began more than 35 years ago when John and Violet Ladd felt the call of God on their lives and began to travel singing and preaching the gospel with their children. Today the family tradition carries on with Paul and his wife Melissa. God has brought this dynamic husband and wife team through the fire and back in order to truly minister from the heart. They have earned three Diamond Award nominations and scored a #1 hit on the Top 40 Fan Chart with their single “Let Go.”