Payton Michaela Karns was born Nov. 14, 2011, at NorthEast Medical Center in Concord. She weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces and was 18-3/4 inches long.
Payton is the daughter of David and Alicia Karns of Salisbury. She has one brother, Jacob Karns, 18, of the U.S. Marine Corps, and one sister, Katie Karns, 15, of Beaverton, Ore.
Her paternal grandparents are Robert and Sharon Karns of Anaheim Hills, Calif., and her maternal grandparents are Gary and Delores Daniel of Rockwell.