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Daniel William Cloud, Jr.[1]

Male 1814 - 1836  (21 years)


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  • Name Daniel William Cloud 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Dec 20, 1814  Lexington, Fayette county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 06, 1836  Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Alamo Defender. He was a lawyer who traveled to Texas, through Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana. He enlisted in the Volunteer Auxiliary Corps of Texas on January 14, 1836, at Nacogdoches. With other volunteers he traveled to San Antonio de Bxar and the Alamo. They arrived after February 11 and he became a member of the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers, commanded by William B. Harrison. He died in the battle of the Alamo. Burial in The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
    Notes 
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      Transcription of his letter:
      http://mykindred.com/cloud/TX/Documents/Daniel_W_Cloud%20letter.php

      It was over 400 miles from Natchitoches to San Antonio along the old Camino Real road.
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      CLOUD, DANIEL WILLIAM (1814-1836). Daniel William Cloud, Alamo defender, son of Daniel and Nancy (Owens) Cloud, was born in Logan County, Kentucky, on February 20, 1814. He was a lawyer and, on his way to Texas, traveled through Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana with Peter J. Bailey, also a lawyer from Logan County. Both men enlisted in the Volunteer Auxiliary Corps of Texas on January 14, 1836, at Nacogdoches, as did B. A. M. Thomas, William Fauntleroy, and Joseph G. Washington, all of whom were also from Logan County, Kentucky. With these four men, Micajah Autry, and two others, Cloud traveled to San Antonio de Bexar and the Alamo. They arrived after February 11 and became members of the Tennessee Mounted Volunteers, commanded by William B. Harrison. Cloud died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836.
          BIBLIOGRAPHY: Daughters of the American Revolution, The Alamo Heroes and Their Revolutionary Ancestors (San Antonio, 1976). Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Muster Rolls of the Texas Revolution (Austin, 1986). Phil Rosenthal and Bill Groneman, Roll Call at the Alamo (Fort Collins, Colorado: Old Army, 1985). San Antonio Express, November 24, 1901.  Bill Groneman
      http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fcl49
    Person ID I66238  mykindred
    Last Modified Nov 21, 2013 

    Father Daniel William Cloud,   b. Jan 05, 1780, Front Royal, Warren county, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 25, 1818, Logan county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Nancy Owens,   b. Dec 10, 1786, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Jan 13, 1801  Jessamine county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22423  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Cloud, Daniel William - letter.
    Cloud, Daniel William - letter.
    A letter written by Alamo defender Daniel William Cloud to his brother.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1190] Gedcom - Landers-McCasland, Connee Marie.

    2. [S2015] Obit / burial information (Reliability: 3).



  
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