Kirsten Petersen and Marc Blankenbicker of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Elise Marian Blankenbicker, at 5:37 a.m. May 29 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The newborn weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20.75 inches. She has a brother, Evan, 2. Maternal grandparents are Pamela Burrows and Fred Ferguson of Bolton, Mass. Paternal grandparents are Rebecca and Keith Blankenbicker of Avon, Conn.