Jeremiah W. Cloud, Sr.
April 6, 1861
Died, On Caney creek in this county, on the 14th
ult., MR. JEREMIAH CLOUD, Sr., In the 77th year of his age.
Mr. C. was born in Twiggs Co., Georgia, in 1784; emigrated
to Montgomery Co. Alabama in 1816, when he removed to this State, in which he
lived up to the time of his death, sharing her joys and sorrows.
He leaves behind him what the best of us aspire to, an
unsullied reputation; besides a numerous family, consisting
of his first and only wife, who was the partner of his days for sixty years,
six children, thirty four grandchildren, and twenty-six great grandchildren;
all of whom must be often reminded of his absence, and feel the want of his experienced