James Alonzo McCloud

3 August 1855–9 June 1914 (Age 58)
Highland, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Alonzo

James Alonzo McCloud was born on 3 August 1855, in Highland, Virginia, United States as the son of Diany and James F. McCloud. He married Diadema A Crites on 2 June 1877, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Eagle Magisterial District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 9 June 1914, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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James Alonzo McCloud
Diadema A Crites
Marriage: 2 June 1877
Oden Doy McCloud
Lutie Mazina McCloud
Alta Luvada McCloud

Spouse and Children

2 June 1877
Harrison, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 17

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McLeod .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James A Mc Cloud, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James A Mccloud, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James A McCloud, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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