Nancy Ann Cloud

5 April 1847–12 June 1928 (Age 81)
Winn, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Cloud was born on 5 April 1847, in Winn, Louisiana, United States, her father, Noah Cloud Sr, was 49 and her mother, Delitia Delilah Folsom, was 38. She married Samuel George Brewton Jr. on 21 June 1866, in Natchitoches, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Police Jury Ward 2, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Goldonna Cemetery, Goldonna, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States in 1920. She died on 12 June 1928, in Goldonna, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Goldonna Cemetery, Goldonna, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel George Brewton Jr.
Nancy Ann Cloud
Marriage: 21 June 1866
Nancy Delila Brewton
Mary Alice Brewton
John Nelson Brewton
Ida Lee Brewton
Rosey Eliza “Bettie” Brewton
Izora Brewton
Noah Brewton
Veonia Brewton
Alta Brewton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1866Natchitoches, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union
    Age 21
    Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near an outcrop or hill, from Old English clūd ‘rock’ (only later used to denote vapor formations in the sky), or a habitational name from any of numerous places so named, such as Temple Cloud (Somerset), Cloud Bridge (Warwickshire), and Clouds Wood (Hertfordshire).Native American: translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota and Dakota Sioux mahpiya, meaning ‘cloud’. Among the Sioux, several of their traditional personal names with this element were adopted as surnames (translated into English), e.g. Iron Cloud (see Ironcloud ) and Red Cloud (see Redcloud ).French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hlodald, composed of the elements hlōd ‘famous, clear’ + wald ‘rule’, which was borne by a Christian saint and bishop of the 6th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (11)

    • Ann Cloud in household of Noah Cloud, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ann Brewton in entry for Norah Brewton and Mary Ray, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Ann Cloud in entry for Eliza B Quarles, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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