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Today's birthdays -- May 28
Mary (__) - 1813 (204 years ago.)
Mary I. Anderson - 1853 (164 years ago.)
Elizabeth Arthurs - 1831 (186 years ago.)
William Barker - 1846 (171 years ago.)
Sarah Jane Barringer - 1850 (167 years ago.)
William P. Baugh - 1876 (141 years ago.)
Scapus Green Baughman - 1861 (156 years ago.)
Marvin Lester Bearden - 1915 (102 years ago.)
Arlene June Beyer - 1927 (90 years ago.)
Tennessee E. Boggus - 1885 (132 years ago.)
William Jasper Born - 1835 (182 years ago.)
Maria Louise Botts - 1836 (181 years ago.)
William Botts - 1794 (223 years ago.)
Anna Marie Boyd - 1898 (119 years ago.)
Charles A. Bramble - 1897 (120 years ago.)
Mary Naomi Branan - 1882 (135 years ago.)
Nancy Brandon - 1834 (183 years ago.)
Francis Josephine Burge - 1922 (95 years ago.)
Sarah Jane Carroll - 1835 (182 years ago.)
Carol Marie Clark - 1945 (72 years ago.)
Susan Ellen Clawson - 1845 (172 years ago.)
[dau] Clore - 1898 (119 years ago.)
Anna Mary Cloud - 1844 (173 years ago.)
Betty Cloud - 1869 (148 years ago.)
Ida May Cloud - 1877 (140 years ago.)
Ina Ruth Cloud - 1922 (95 years ago.)
Jonathan Cloud - 1815 (202 years ago.)
Lessie P. Cloud - 1920 (97 years ago.)
Mary M. Cloud - 1888 (129 years ago.)
Maurice Dale Cloud - 1923 (94 years ago.)
Miriam Cloud - 1902 (115 years ago.)
Mollie Frances Cloud - 1886 (131 years ago.)
Nan Marie Cloud - 1897 (120 years ago.)
Nathaniel Cloud - 1818 (199 years ago.)
Pearl E. Cloud - 1918 (99 years ago.)
Peter Eric Zaul Cloud - 1968 (49 years ago.)
Sallie Cloud - 1915 (102 years ago.)
Thelma F. Cloud - 1913 (104 years ago.)
William Boots Cloud - 1932 (85 years ago.)
James A. (?) Cobb - 1816 (201 years ago.)
Campbell Marion Cole - 1908 (109 years ago.)
Henry Oakley Cravey - 1917 (100 years ago.)
Harold C. Crumbley - 1924 (93 years ago.)
Sarah Katherine Cullers - 1867 (150 years ago.)
Laura K. Davis - 1907 (110 years ago.)
George Allen Day - 1928 (89 years ago.)
Jane Dood - 1769 (248 years ago.)
Hazel L. Drum - 1892 (125 years ago.)
Ruth Marie Erickson - 1899 (118 years ago.)
Dasy Ferguson - 1886 (131 years ago.)
Leona Olivia Ford - 1859 (158 years ago.)
Aaron I. Formby - 1775 (242 years ago.)
Moses I. Formby - 1775 (242 years ago.)
Robert Allen Fortenberry - 1919 (98 years ago.)
Olen Eugene Frady - 1937 (80 years ago.)
John Freeman - 1793 (224 years ago.)
Tressie Gardner - 1900 (117 years ago.)
Victoria Cheryl Gordon - 1948 (69 years ago.)
George Clarence Gravlee - 1910 (107 years ago.)
Winnie W. Harlan - 1888 (129 years ago.)
Mabel Eugenia Haynes - 1873 (144 years ago.)
Judith Cynthia Henry - 1865 (152 years ago.)
Rubel Lee Hipshire - 1919 (98 years ago.)
Everett Melvin Holden - 1899 (118 years ago.)
Rosie Dale Huffman - 1942 (75 years ago.)
Archibald Jett - 1875 (142 years ago.)
Morton Jett - 1835 (182 years ago.)
Francis Joseph Johnson - 1943 (74 years ago.)
Mary Ellen Johnson - 1868 (149 years ago.)
William Carroll Keith - 1886 (131 years ago.)
Annie Mallie Kelton - 1906 (111 years ago.)
Roy Allen Kirkpatrick - 1924 (93 years ago.)
Ruth Ida Lackey - 1872 (145 years ago.)
William Trigg Lawler - 1924 (93 years ago.)
George Robert Leymeister - 1909 (108 years ago.)
Irmadale Faye Macrum - 1925 (92 years ago.)
Elwin L. Majors - 1919 (98 years ago.)
Rezin P. McBride - 1843 (174 years ago.)
Vernon Carlton McIntosh - 1883 (134 years ago.)
Eugene Barton McKinney - 1926 (91 years ago.)
Ruth Ailene McKinney - 1922 (95 years ago.)
Gertrude Mixson - 1897 (120 years ago.)
Issie Morrow - 1870 (147 years ago.)
Miriam May Orewiler - 1874 (143 years ago.)
Lois Elizabeth Parker - 1880 (137 years ago.)
William Paston - 1434 (583 years ago.)
Bertha Elizabeth Patrny - 1903 (114 years ago.)
Charles S. Pedrick - 1902 (115 years ago.)
Rose Monica Blanche Perotti - 1903 (114 years ago.)
Zachariah Pettey - 1793 (224 years ago.)
William Henry Davis Puckett - 1854 (163 years ago.)
Frances M. "Frank" Reid - 1870 (147 years ago.)
Mollie Bell Rhoades - 1891 (126 years ago.)
Shirley Jeanne Ritchie - 1939 (78 years ago.)
Carl William Ritenour - 1889 (128 years ago.)
Lila Mae Roberts - 1924 (93 years ago.)
Antonie Romeyn - 1883 (134 years ago.)
John Morton Rose - 1876 (141 years ago.)
Mary Effie Rutherford - 1897 (120 years ago.)
Kent Saxon - 1901 (116 years ago.)
Helen Kathleen Schmitt - 1897 (120 years ago.)
Dale Vernon Sells - 1924 (93 years ago.)
George Quinton Senter - 1861 (156 years ago.)
Roger Irvin Seybold - 1916 (101 years ago.)
Mildred Elizabeth Sheppard - 1914 (103 years ago.)
Horace M. Sherman - 1857 (160 years ago.)
Elizabeth Ann Shreve - 1857 (160 years ago.)
Lona Mae Smith - 1897 (120 years ago.)
Alonzo Lee Sorrell - 1873 (144 years ago.)
Catharina Spainhour - 1787 (230 years ago.)
Joseph M. Stagner - 1854 (163 years ago.)
Jesse Stallsworth - 1870 (147 years ago.)
Lizzie Frances Stallsworth - 1891 (126 years ago.)
Donald Wade Stanton - 1914 (103 years ago.)
Nathan Staples - 1733 (284 years ago.)
May Belle Stevens - 1881 (136 years ago.)
John Pool Stovall - 1812 (205 years ago.)
John Robert Stretcher - 1917 (100 years ago.)
James Henry "Jimmy" Tanner - 1894 (123 years ago.)
Dolly Ann Terwilliger - 1828 (189 years ago.)
Ruth Irene Tobin - 1908 (109 years ago.)
Joanna Treat - 1618 (399 years ago.)
David Lloyd Triplett - 1911 (106 years ago.)
Ila Vernon Trotti - 1913 (104 years ago.)
Allison James Wallace - 1877 (140 years ago.)
Hannah J. Watson - 1851 (166 years ago.)
Nora Ella Westbrook - 1898 (119 years ago.)
Pearly Hope Whitacre - 1889 (128 years ago.)
James Washington White - 1844 (173 years ago.)
Richard H. Whittington - 1938 (79 years ago.)
Fannie Lou Williams - 1898 (119 years ago.)
John W. Williams - 1878 (139 years ago.)
Milton Byrom Wilson - 1920 (97 years ago.)
William H. Zimmerman - 1775 (242 years ago.)
     

Feature Articles



Beaumont Enterprise
Florence Stratton
Beaumont Enterprise journalist Florence Stratton loved and served her family and community, and witnessed the boom years of the city of Beaumont, Texas.
She wrote the first history of Beaumont -- The Story of Beaumont -- which remains one of the best accounts of the city's history and the period following the discovery of oil at Spindletop, the world's first oil gusher. It chronicles many of the families of early Texas and Beaumont (see the index).

William Lafayette Cloud
William Lafayette Cloud
Jeremiah Cloud (1784-1861) was born about 1784 in what became Twiggs county, Georgia. (Picture of great grandson William Lafayette Cloud shown.)
He moved his family to Alabama after the Creek cession of 1814 and again to Texas after her independence from Mexico. He settled in Austin's colony in 1837, 15 years after Stephen F. Austin settled it and about 5 miles NW of San Felipe de Austin, the county seat. In 1850 a post office and courthouse was established near his farm at the new county seat of Bellville.
His family was involved in the county government at Bellville and they settled in Austin, Washington and Milam counties.

DNA helix Cloud DNA Project
The Cloud DNA Project is helping find lost ancestors using Y chromosome DNA.
Y-DNA is carried only by men and can be used to identify and trace the paternal lineage of Project participants. Comparing the DNA signatures of different family branches allows us to determine if they are related and to approximate when they shared a common ancestor.
If you are a man descended from a CLOUD line, we invite you to join the project. Take a look at the Cloud DNA Project pages for information. For questions, or to join, contact the project administrator.

Mourad Bumstead
Mourad Bumstead was born in Long Island in 1811. A surveyor by trade, he left for Texas, arriving there in 1831. When he arrived, he found growing discontent because of the Mexican government's rejection of its 1824 constitution and replacement with a military dictatorship. (Eleven Mexican states subsequently rebelled against dictator Santa Ana's regime, only the Northern part of Coahuila de Téxas successfully defeated him and became the Republic of Texas.)
In June of 1832, he joined a group of men determined to rescue William B. Travis and his law partner Judge Patrick Jack from Colonel Juan Davis Bradburn, Commander of the garrison at Anahuac.
On December 5, 1835, Mourad Bumstead joined other Texian and Tejano volunteers in an attempt to remove Mexican troops quartered in San Antonio de Béxar. During the five days of house-to-house fighting which ensued, General Martín Perfecto de Cós (brother-in-law to General Santa Ana) and his soldiers retreated to the Alamo before surrendering. The victorious volunteers then occupied the Alamo, already fortified by Cós' men, and further strengthened its defenses. The Siege of Bexar was the longest Texian campaign and only one of two successes, with the Battle of San Jacinto being the second and final victory. Three months later, in March of 1836, the assault at The Battle of the Alamo, led by General Antonio López de Santa Anna, President of México, resulted in the defeat and death of all its defenders and became a rallying cry for the Texas revolution. (Also see the Texas State Library article on the Siege of Bexar.)
In 1848 Mourad married Jane Cravey, daughter of Henry Cravey and Mary Sapp. Mourad and Jane Bumstead had ten children and lived out their lives near Fletcher in East Texas.
 

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Dangerfield Genealogy / Dangerfield Family History

Dotson Genealogy / Dotson Family History

Frizzle/Frizzell Genealogy / Frizzle/Frizzell Family History

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Martin Genealogy / Martin Family History

Rowland Genealogy / Rowland Family History

Rutherford Genealogy / Rutherford Family History

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Sapp Genealogy / Sapp Family History

Seybold Genealogy / Seybold Family History

Sorrel/Sorrels Genealogy / Sorrel/Sorrels Family History

Sturrock Genealogy / Sturrock Family History

Wilson Genealogy / Wilson Family History

Welch Genealogy / Welch Family History

Whittington Genealogy / Whittington Family History

Wiess Genealogy / Wiess Family History


 

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