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Elizabeth Jane "Jane" Boyd[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1832 - 1918  (85 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Jane "Jane" Boyd 
    Born Jun 23, 1832  Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Census Aug 23, 1870  Millerton, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census Jun 28, 1880  Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1900  Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census Apr 23, 1910  Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried Aft 11 May 1918  Sandy Creek Cemetery, Rockdale, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Gravestone reads: "Elizabeth J. Cloud; Born; June 23 1832; Died; May 11 1918"
    Died 11 May 1918 OR 15 May 1918  Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from Probate Records of Milam County, TX #1686 for the estate of E.J. Cloud (a female) who died on 5-15-1918 with R.S. Cloud administering -- her gravestone says 5-11.
    Notes 
    • She served as midwife for many of the families of Milam County. Death date may be 15 May rather than 11 May.  Her granddaughter, Jodia Ferguson, in transcribing from her daughter Becky's Bible, has her name spelled as Eliza Beth Jane Cloud.
    Person ID I13720  mykindred
    Last Modified Mar 11, 2015 

    Father Samuel Boyd,   b. Between 1800 and 1810, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1847 and 1850  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth E. "Betsey" (__),   b. Abt 1811, ? South Carolina or Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1828  ? North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ron Head  (Montgomery, AL) ronhead-at-knology.net wrote Fri, 5 Nov 1999
      As to the parentage of Elizabeth Jane and Sarah Ann BOYD, I have photocopies of these records:
      Montgomery Co., AL Orphans Court Record "H" pp473-474:
      July 28th    Petition to Sell Land
      To the Honorable the (Judge?) of Probate Court of Montgomery County
      Your petitioner who is the administrator of the Estate of Sam'l Boyd dec'd would Respectfully (represent?) to your Honor that the dec'd died seized and possessed of the following lands to wit
      NE quarter of SW quarter of Sec 25, T 13, R 20
      SE quarter of SW quarter of Sec 25, T 13, R 20
      SW quarter of SW quarter of Sec 25, T 13, R 20
      NW quarter of SW quarter of Sec 25, T 13, R 20
      Your petitioner would respectfully pray that your Honor will have such procedings had as will enable  your petitioner to sell said land for the purpose of making a more equitable division among the heirs at Law of said dec'd, the following is a list of the heirs of said deceased: Elizabeth MERRITT former widow of dec'd and her husband Joshua MERRITT.  Sarah A. MERRITT & her husband Giles T. MERRITT of age and resides in Montgomery County.  Elizabeth Jane CLOUD & her husband William Jasper CLOUD of age and resides in Pike County.  The following are minors and resides in Montgomery County:  William E. BOYD 16 years old, Amanda C. BOYD 14 years old, Susan R. BOYD 12 years old, Frederick [should be Frances] H. BOYD 9 years old, Henry Thomas BOYD 6 years old, Sam'l J. M. BOYD 4 years old.
      Your petitioner will ever pray & ce. [is this "& ce." the same as "etc."?]
      Joseph B. HOPPER, admr. Ordered to be Recorded
      H. W. WATSON, Judge
      ****************************
      I also have a photocopies of sheets from the "Loose estate papers" of Montgomery Co., relating to the estate of William C. BOYD, brother of Sarah Ann and Elizabeth Jane, who died unmarried around Feb 1855:
      An Inventory of the effects of Wm. C. BOYD dec'd which has come to the possession of Admr.
      To amt. of his distributive share from his father's estate as per decree made in Probate Court 25 Apr '55/  $35.94
      The State of Alabama, Montgomery County /  Personally appeared before me H. W. WATSON Judge of Probate for County aforesaid Jos. D. HOPPER, Admr., who on oath says the above Inventory is just & true.
      Sworn to & subscribed
      before me 12th Jany 56  /
      H. W. WATSON, JPMC
      Ordered to be recorded
      H. W. WATSON, JPMC
      A List of the heirs at Law of Wm. C. BOYD, dec'd viz:
      1. Sarah A. MERRITT & her husband Giles T. MERRITT of full age
      2. Elizabeth J. CLOUD wife of W. J. CLOUD of full age
      3. Amanda C. FIELDS wife of Jas. T. FIELDS of full age
      4. Susan R. BOYD a minor
      5. Francis H. BOYD a minor
      6. Henry T. BOYD a minor
      7. Sam'l J. M. BOYD a minor The residence not known of any of these
      The State of Alabama, Montgomery Co.  /  Personally appeared before me H. W. WATSON Judge of Probate for county aforesaid Jos. D. HOPPER Adntr. who on oath says the above list of heirs in Just & true to the best of his information.
      Jos. D. HOPPER
      Sworn to & subscribed
      before me 12 January 1856
      H. W. WATSON JPMC
      Estate of Wm. C. BOYD
      1855 Feb 14th
      To John POWELL, Dra(?)
      To 1 Coffin & Hoerse(?)  $25.00
      Rec'd payment of Jos. D. HOPPER, Admtr.  18 January 1856
      John POWELL
      Administration
      The State of Alabama
      Montgomery County
      I, Hugh W. WATSON, Judge of the Probate Court of said County, certify Letters of Administration on the Estate of William C. BOYD, deceased, were on the 25th day of April 1855 granted to Joseph D. HOPPER who has duly qualified and given bond as such, and is authorised to administer such estate.
      Dated this 25th day of April 1855
      H. W. WATSON, Judge of Probate
      ****************************
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet

    Family William Jasper "Bill" Cloud, CSA,   b. Apr 09, 1824, ? Mount Meigs, Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 09, 1871, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married Jun 24, 1849  Montgomery county, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    •   William CLOUD & Jane BOYD  lic. 20 June 1849; mar. 24 June 1849, by Jas. A. McGEE, JP
    Notes 
    • This must be him in 1850 sandwiched between his mother-in-law Betsey Boyd and his brother-in-law Julius Merritt who married Elizabeth's sister Sarah.
      -
      1850 census, AL, Montgomery cty, 2nd district, Nov 13, series M432, roll 12, p 186
      line 7-9, dwelling/household 517/517
      William CLOUD, 22, M, farmer, Geo
      Jane CLOUD, 17, F, Ala
      Martha CLOUD, 1, F, Ala
      -
      1870 Census; from Milam County, TX taken on 23 Aug 1870. (Notes from Lura Black.)  "The ages don't all match.  I find it interesting that the census was taken on the same day that two of this family were celebrating birthdays (based on the dates that have been given to me)."
      -
      1870 census, TX, Milam, Millerton P.O., p. 200, (M593-1598, p.312), Aug 23
      CLOUD, Wm J, 46, farmer, ALA
      CLOUD, Elizabeth, 36, working on farm, ALA
      CLOUD, William, 17, ALA
      CLOUD, Margaret, 14, TX
      CLOUD, Thomas, 11, TX
      CLOUD, Dowen, 9, TX
      CLOUD, Mary, 7, TX
      CLOUD, James, 5, TX
      CLOUD, Robert, 1, TX
      - William is dead by 1880
      -
      1880 census, TX, Milam, pct 5, p 67, sd 5, ed 104, (T9-1320, p.303)
      June 28, 1880, HH 497/506
      CLOUD, Jane, W, F, 48, keeping house, AL, NC, SC
      CLOUD, James, 15, son, farm laborer, TX
      CLOUD, Dowen, 18, son, TX
      CLOUD, Robert, son, TX
      CLOUD, Willie, 9, dau, TX
      -
      1900 census, Texas, Milam county, J.P. 4, e.d. 73, 23-A, T623-1657, p.220)
      (no enumeration date given), HH 422
      CLOUD, Robt, head, W, M, Sept 1866, 33, m 10yrs, TX, AL, AL, farmer
      CLOUD, Ada, wife, W, F, Mar 1870, 30, m 10 yrs, 5 children, 4 living, KY, TN, KY
      CLOUD, Pearl, dau, Aug 1890, 9, TX, TX, KY
      CLOUD, Maggie, dau, Mar 1892, 8, TX, TX, KY
      CLOUD, Ida, dau, July 1893, 6, TX, TX, KY
      CLOUD, Willie, son, July 1896, 3, TX, TX, KY
      lines 13-17, HH 423
      CLOUD, D.A., head, W, M, Aug 1860, 39, m 18 yrs, TX, AL, AL, farmer
      CLOUD, Mary J, wife, W, F, Mar 1863, 37, m 18 yrs, 4 children, 3 living, TX, TN, TN
      CLOUD, Margaret, dau, Feb 1894, 6, TX, TX, TX
      CLOUD, Raymond, son, Oct 1895, 4, TX, TX, TX
      CLOUD, Annie, dau, Mar 1898, 2, TX, TX, TX
      lines 18-19, HH 424
      CLOUD, Elizabeth J, head, W, F, July 1830, AL, GA, GA, farmer
      LESAY(?), George, lodger, W, M, Apr 1892, 8, TX, TX, TX, at school
      -
      1910 census, Texas, Milam county, pct. 4, e.d. 62, 4-A, (T624-1578, p. 28)
      April 23, 1910, HH 68
      CLOUD, Elizabeth J, head, F, W, 78, widowed, AL, AL, GA
      ROE, Margaret, dau, F, W, 45, widowed, 5 children, 4 living, TX, AL, AL
      -
    Children 
     1. infant Cloud,   d.
    +2. Rebecca Ann Elizabeth "Becky" Cloud,   b. Nov 14, 1849, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 09, 1937, Shive, Hamilton county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +3. William Lafayette "Bill" Cloud,   b. Aug 23, 1851, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 19, 1917, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Christopher Columbus Cloud,   b. Nov 09, 1853, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 09, 1868  (Age 14 years)
    +5. Margaret Jane Cloud,   b. Nov 30, 1855, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 28, 1943  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Thomas Newton Cloud,   b. Jul 14, 1858, Milano, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 27, 1914, Cameron, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +7. Dowing Alexander "D.A." Cloud,   b. Aug 23, 1860, Austin county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 05, 1914, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +8. Mary Lewellan Cloud,   b. Sep 26, 1862, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893  (Age 30 years)
    +9. James Jasper "Jim" Cloud,   b. Jan 31, 1865, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 17, 1948, Spur, Dickens county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +10. Robert Samuel "Bob" Cloud,   b. Sep 30, 1868, Rockdale, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 05, 1946, Rockdale, Milam county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +11. Wilhemina Elzena "Willie" Cloud,   b. Apr 09, 1871, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 02, 1931, Coady, Harris county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F4862  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Cloud, Elizabeth Jane Boyd
    Cloud, Elizabeth Jane Boyd
    Cloud, Elizabeth Jane (Boyd) (1832-1918)
    Cloud, Elizabeth Jane (Boyd) (1832-1918)
    Rear: Marvin Wise, Ida Cloud, Sanford Baker, Pearl Cloud, Maggie Cloud, Tilley (?), Willie Cloud, Tillie (?)
    Front: Elizabeth Boyd Cloud, Alma Cloud, Robert Samuel Cloud, Albert Cloud, Betty Stephens Cloud

    Headstones
    Cloud, Elizabeth Jane (Boyd)
    Cloud, Elizabeth Jane (Boyd)
    Sandy Creek Cemetery, Milam county, Texas
    Sandy Creek Cemetery, Milam county, Texas

  • Sources 
    1. [S206] Gedcom - Head, Ron.

    2. [S607] Bible, family -- copied by Jodia Ann Ferguson (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S3961] 1900 US federal census, 1900 census, Texas, Milam county, J.P. 4, e.d. 73, 23-A.

    4. [S967] 1910 US federal census, 1910 census, Texas, Milam county, pct. 4, e.d. 62, 4-A.

    5. [S14] 1870 US federal census, 1870 census, Milam county, Millerton P.O., p. 200, Aug 23, 1870.

    6. [S207] Estate papers: Loose Estates, Montgomery Co., AL.

    7. [S559] Gedcom - Sanderson, Joni Snapp.

    8. [S14] 1870 US federal census, 1870 census, TX, Milam, Millerton P.O., p. 200, (M593-1598, p.312).

    9. [S135] 1880 US federal census, 1880 census, TX, Milam, pct 5, p 67, sd 5, ed 104, (T9-1320, p.303).

    10. [S3961] 1900 US federal census, 1900 census, Texas, Milam county, J.P. 4, e.d. 73, 23-A, T623-1657, p.220).

    11. [S967] 1910 US federal census, 1910 census, Texas, Milam county, pct. 4, e.d. 62, 4-A, (T624-1578, p. 28).

    12. [S15] Sandy Creek Cemetery.
      Gravestone reads: "Elizabeth J. Cloud; Born; June 23 1832; Died; May 11 1918"

    13. [S221] Montgomery County Genealogical Society.

    14. [S210] Montgomery County Alabama records.


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