Homer Clifford Cloud Sr

12 August 1892–21 June 1954 (Age 61)
Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States

The Life of Homer Clifford

When Homer Clifford Cloud Sr was born on 12 August 1892, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, his father, James Clifford Cloud, was 31 and his mother, Annie Mae Cartledge, was 25. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Velma Marie Creslein. He lived in Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 21 June 1954, in Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Homer Clifford Cloud Sr
Velma Marie Creslein
Dorothy Shirley Mae "Dot" Cloud
Frances Maire “Becky” Cloud
Homer Clifford "Buck" Cloud Jr
Sarah Marjorie Cloud
James Harrison Cloud

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    James Clifford Cloud


    Annie Mae Cartledge




    Dovie Lee Cloud


    Sterling Clout


    Walter Clout




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 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).2 French: from the Germanic personal name Hlodald, composed of the elements hlōd ‘famous’, ‘clear’ + wald ‘rule’, which was borne by a saint and bishop of the 6th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clifford Cloud in household of James C Cloud, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clifford Clout in household of James Clout, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer C Cloud, "United States Census, 1940"

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