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William M. Cloud[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male Abt 1804 - Between 1861 and 1865


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  • Name  William M. Cloud 
    Born  Abt 1804  Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Between 1861 and 1865  Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: of typhoid fever 
    Notes 
    • U.S. land records show that William Cloud was granted a land patent in Section I Township 13 North, Range 4 West, East of Dugdemona Bayou, Louisiana, in 1839. In 1854 he was living in Beinville Parish, where he died during the civil war of thyphoid fever along with his second wife and other members of his family.
      From Bruce Evans:
      1804: William Cloud, second son of John Cloud and Elizabeth Lacy, was born.
      1828: He married Rebecca Jane Roe on Jan 11. Daughter, Malissa, was born in 1828.
      1829: Son, Samuel Noah born May 8.
      1830: Daughter, Mary Ann born.
      1937: He married Elizabeth Johnson.
      1838: William Cloud and Noah Cloud are listed in EARLY LAND BUYERS IN WINN PARISH as among the "first land entries made in the eastern townships (Natchitoches District)" in 1838.
      1841: Daughter Martha born.
      1842: Son John born in Dec.
      1843: Son Robert born.
      1844: Son Newton born.
      1848: Son James born.
      1850: U.S. census of Bienville Parish La, Western Dist. Sep 30, 1850: Cloud, William W M 46 Ala Farmer, Elizabeth W F 25 Miss, Samuel W M 18 La, Martha W F 9 La, John W M 8 La, Robert W M 7 La, Newton W M 5 La, James W M 2 La
      1851: Son Heuy C. born.
      1852: Son Francis Marion born.
      1853-60: Daughters Nancy J. and Elizabeth born.
      1862: William died in Bienville Parish of typhoid fever during the Civil War, as did his second wife, Betsy Johnson, and other family members.
      1863: Jan. 19; an appraisal of William Cloud's estate includes: 480 acres land in T15N, R6W : $2,400; 1 mare and colt: 100; 1 Brown Horse, 7 yrs old: 100; 1 pony 5 yrs: 75; 1filly 5 yrs: 50; 1 mare 15 yrs: 50; 1 brown colt 3 yrs: 20; (total $2,795.00) 45 head cattle: 450; 30 head pork hogs: 450; 70 head stock 210; cash in hand 505; 350 bushels corn 350; 1500 lbs fodder 15; 1 set smith tools 25; slot farming tools 25; 1 yoke oxen 60; 1 small wagon 20; 1 double barrel shot gun 25; 1 side leather 25; household & kitchen 50; Slaves: Sandford a man of dark complexion aged 28: 1500.00; Charles, age 26: 1200; Mariah a woman of yellow complexion, 35 years, her children Harris, 8, Lee 6, Jimmy 4, and Alfred 2, all of yellow complexion: 2400; Catharin a girl of yellow complexion 10 yrs: 600; Ann, a woman of dark complexion age 25, and her two children, Criss a boy of dark complexion 6 yrs old and Mise, a boy of dark complexion 2 yrs: 1800. Total estate: $12, 552.20
      1864: Apparently Elizabeth died in 1863. A second appraisal was made by W.F. Gray on Feb 12 "of all the property both real and personal rights and credits composeing and belonging to the Estates and Successions of William Cloud and Elizabeth Cloud, his wife, late of said Parish, deceased...."
      This appraisal lists: 400 acres of land: 1600; 1 slave a man named Charles, black complexion age 22 years: 1500; 1 slave a man name Sanfort, black complexion age 30: 2000; 1 lot cotton 250; 1 bay mare: 150; 1 bay horse 200; Recapitulation: Land: 1600; Negroes: 3500; Perishable Property: 600; Total estate: $5,700.00
      Another document dated Feb 20, 1864 notes that R.F. Gray has been "appointed by the district court as administrator of the succession of William cloud and his wife Elizabeth Cloud deceased." W.F. Gray, F.C. Gray, and Henry Gray are his "securities." They acknowledge that they hold and owe $7,125 in Sparta Parish to the estate. The final appraisal was filed April 6, 1864 (see copy in file). In addition to the properties listed on Feb. 12, other property totaling 4,396.50 is listed.
      On May 28, 1864, Samuel N. Cloud filed a document on "The Estate of Wm. and Elizabeth Cloud" showing charges beginning in Feb. 1863 of materials for clothing for the children, sewing charges, 100 bushels of corn ($200), charges for "my services from Feb 25, 1863 to March 24, 1864: $300. Total: $879.00. "received payment of the above account payment in full May 28, A.D. 1864." Signed: S.N. Cloud. (Apparently this is Samuel Noah Cloud, born 1829 -- D014)
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      See 1850 census info for Bienville Par, LA. Wester Dist. CFN Vol V, pg 82
      Lists:
      William    46    farmer  Ala
      Elizabeth  25Miss
      Samuel    18    Laborer LA
      Martha    9        "
      John    8        "
      Robert    7        "
      Newton    5        "
      Bettue    2        "
    Person ID  I63216  mykindred
    Last Modified  Nov 22, 2013 

    Father  John Cloud, R.S.,   b. 5 Feb 1740, New Light Creek, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1 Feb 1840, Natchitoches, Natchitoches parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth "Betsey" Lacey,   d. 1842, Ouachita parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1779  Cumberland county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F21468  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Rebecca Jane Roe,   b. 1802, Avoyelles parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1837, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Jan 1828  Natchitoches parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    >1. Malissa Cloud,   b. 1824, Gansville, Winn parish, or Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Goldonna, Natchitoches parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Samuel Noah Cloud,   b. 1829, Gainesville, Winn parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1907, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Mary Ann Cloud,   b. 1830, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    Family ID  F21469  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Elizabeth "Betsy" Johnson,   b. 1825, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jan 1837  Natchitoches parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Henry Cloud,   d.
     2. Elizabeth "Betty" Cloud,   d.
     3. Martha Cloud,   b. 1841, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    >4. John Cloud,   b. Dec 1842, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
     5. Robert Cloud,   b. 1843, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    >6. Newton Cloud,   b. 1844, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1921, La Cygne, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. James Cloud,   b. 1848, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    >8. Huey C. "Hugh" Cloud,   b. 7 Mar 1851, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1925, Natchitoches parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Francis Marion "Frank" Cloud,   b. 1852, Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Nancy J. Cloud,   b. Bienville parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    Family ID  F21470  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Cloud, John, R.S. (1740-1840)
    Cloud, John, R.S. (1740-1840)
    Pension App. - letter

    Histories
    Cloud, R.E.
    Cloud, R.E.
    Genealogy, Kernion
    Cloud, John, R.S. (1740-1840)
    Cloud, John, R.S. (1740-1840)
    Revolutionary War pension

  • Sources 
    1. [S1088] Kernion, George C.H. - Genealogy of the Cloud Family (1924).

    2. [S2531] Gedcom - Havens, Marcum David.

    3. [S1852] Gedcom - Smith, Miriam E..

    4. [S1853] Gedcom - Goodloe, Carla.



  
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