Willoughby Cloud [Parents] was born in 1818. He married Louranda Cloud.
Louranda Cloud [Parents] was born in 1818. She died in 1915. She married Willoughby Cloud.
Louranda Cloud, b 1818; d 1915 near Sheperdsville, co-seat of
Bullitt Co., Ky.; buried Jeffersonville, Ind.; m. her cousin,
Willoughby Cloud ,son of Bayless Cloud . They 1ived in
Elizabethtown, Ky., co-seat of Hardin Co., next below Bullitt
Co.; also in Jeffersonville, Ind. across the Ohio River from
Louisvi1le, Ky. Willoughby C1oud was buried in the Old Cave Hill
Cemetery, Louis vi1le, Ky., where many Clouds are buried - the
main entrance at Baxter Ave., and East Broad way. Issue, Their
names are: i. William Henry; ii. Jared; iii. Emma i
v. Lula; v. Ollie
Martha Cloud [Parents] was buried in Cave Hill. She married Jacob Bradley.
Martha Cloud; m. Jacob [Josiah] Bradley of Louisville, Ky. Both
buried in the Cave Hill Cemetery there, at Baxter Ave. and East
Broadway. Issue: i. James Bradley; m. Miss Hopkins ii. Lewis E.
Bradley died suddenly on 7 June 1929 at New Orleans, La. Funeral
service in Broadway Methodist Church, Louisville, Ky.; burial in
old Cave Hill Cemetery -- Louisville Lewis E. Bradley m. Ida
Olmstead, who outlived him. Issue: i. A daughter who m. R. E.
Dupin. Resided in 19 29 at 1822 Tyler Parkway, Louisville,
Kentucky. iii. Ida Bradley; m. James Gardner iv. Minnie Bradley;
m. Walter Owen; Address in 1929: 148 East Broadway; Louisville,
Ky. v. Gertrude Bradley;
James Cloud [Parents].James married Susan Snyder.
Joseph Cloud [Parents] was born on 23 Mar 1770 in Fairfield, Sc. He died on 5 Oct 1851 in Fairfield, Sc. He married Martha Nettles on 25 Dec 1801 in , Sc.
Martha Nettles was born on 15 Oct 1785 in Fairfield, Sc. She died on 2 May 1852 in Fairfield, Sc. She was buried in Smyrnia Church, Kershaw Sc. She married Joseph Cloud on 25 Dec 1801 in , Sc.
They had the following children:
M i Austin Cloud F ii Jane Cloud M iii John Benjamin Cloud M iv William Augustin Cloud F v Alice Cloud was born in 1812 in , Sc. F vi Anne Cloud was born in 1820 in , Sc.
Maj. Henry Burroughs Holliday [Parents] was born on 11 Mar 1819 in Laurens, Sc. He died on 22 Feb 1893 in Valdosta, Lowndes, Ga. He married Alice Jane McKEY on 8 Jan 1849 in Henry, Ga.
Other marriages:Martin, Rachel
Henry HOLLIDAY served in the quartermasters corps of the 27th regiment of Georgia
Royal Arch Mason
Alice Jane McKEY [Parents] was born on 21 Apr 1829 in , Sc. She died on 16 Sep 1866 in Griffin, Spaulding, Ga. She married Maj. Henry Burroughs Holliday on 8 Jan 1849 in Henry, Ga.
They had the following children:
F i Martha Eleanora Holliday was born on 3 Dec 1849 in Griffin, Spaulding, Ga. She died on 12 Jun 1850 in Griffin, Spaulding, Ga. M ii DDS John Henry "Doc" Holliday M iii Fransisco Hidalgo
William Land McKEY was born on 3 Nov 1800 in Fairfield, Sc. He died on 9 Nov 1856. He married Jane Cloud on 17 Feb 1825.
Jane Cloud [Parents] was born on 31 Dec 1804. She died on 26 Jan 1853. She married William Land McKEY on 17 Feb 1825.
Alice McKey died from tuberculosis (consumption).
They had the following children:
F i Martha Elizabeth McKEY was born on 20 Nov 1825. She died on 25 Apr 1857. M ii Jonathan Leval McKEY was born on 23 Oct 1827 in , Sc. He died in Tx Wa. F iii Alice Jane McKEY F iv Mary Elizabeth McKEY was born on 22 Jul 1831. She died on 28 Oct 1836. M v James Taylor McKEY was born on 24 Jul 1833. He died in 1903 in Ga Atlanta. F vi Sarah Lenora McKEY was born in May 1836. She died on 22 Jul 1836. M vii William Harrison McKEY was born on 17 Oct 1837. He died on 19 Feb 1890 in Ga Valdosta. F viii Margaret Ann McKEY was born on 31 Aug 1839. She died on 17 Nov 1871 in Ga Valdosta. M ix Thomas Sylvester McKEY was born on 5 Mar 1842. He died on 31 Oct 1934 in Ga Valdosta. F x Melissa Ella McKEY was born on 9 Feb 1844. She died on 23 Dec 1927 in Ga Valdosta. F xi Eunice Helena McKEY was born on 10 Sep 1846. She died in 1906.
DDS John Henry "Doc" Holliday [Parents] "Doc" was born on 14 Aug 1851 in Griffin, Spaulding, Ga. He died on 8 Nov 1887 in Glenwood Springs, CO. He was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, Co or Griffin, GA. He married Kate Elder.
The Kansas Heritage Server would like to thank Joe Lynn (RDDL01A@prodigy.com) for providing some of this information.
14 Aug 1851 John Henry Holliday was born in Griffin, SpaldingCo, Georgia.
1857 His father, Major Henry B. Holliday, was given some land down in Valdosta, LowndesCo, Georgia when John was about five, and that is where he was raised.
1872 Doc attended school at the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery [a school founded by Doc's cousin, Robert Holliday]. Doc graduated in 1872.
1 Jan 1875 Doc went to Dallas, Texas. It was there that he had his first scrape with the law. Doc Holliday and Mr. Austin, a saloon keeper, took a couple shots at each other. They were both arrested. Source: Dallas Weekly Herald 2 Jan 1875.
1877 Doc went to Dodge City where Wyatt Earp was marshal.
Summer 1879 Doc went to Tombstone, Arizona.
26 Oct 1881 OK Corral Gunfight at Tombstone, Arizona <http://www.ukans.edu/heritage/research/gunfighters.html>
ABT 1881 Doc Holliday caught the train to the end of the tracks in Buena Vista, CO and then took the stage to Leadville, CO.
May 1887 Doc holiday went to Glenwood Springs, CO for health reasons. He lived at the TB sanitarium until he died.
8-Nov-1887 Doc Holliday (age 36) died at Glenwood Springs, CO from tuberculosis and alcoholism. Doc Holliday did look older than his years due to his having TB and being a longtime alcoholic.
Doc Holliday's final resting place is an unmarked grave in the cemetery on a hill overlooking Glenwood Springs, CO in the mountain valley below.
[...in fact doc is not buried there. he died in the winter, November. the cemetery is on a steep hill, the road to the cemetery was all ice. they could not get doc's body to the top so they buried him at the bottom of the hill with the intention of moving his body when the ice thawed, but they never did, much much much later a housing development was built on the site. doc is probably buried in someone's back yard. Source: Bell, Bob Boze. "The Frontier World of Doc Holliday."]
The Kansas Heritage Server would like to thank Brent Olgers for providing this information. Source: "Doc Holliday" by John Myers.
Doc Holliday lived in Lowndes County and in the city of Valdosta, Georgia, approximately during the years of 1864-1872. It is assumed that he was born in the latter part of 1851 or early part of 1852. The earliest known authentic document concerning Doc is the infant baptismal record on March 21, 1852, which is on file at the First Presbyterian Church in Griffin, Georgia.
Doc's father was Henry Burroughs Holliday and his mother was Alice Jane Mckey. After a short tour in the Confederate Army, Major Henry Holliday moved his family from Griffin, Georgia to Valdosta, Georgia near to a section which is known as Bemiss south of Moody Air Force Base. Doc finished grade school at the Valdosta Institute where he had some Greek, much Latin, and considerable French. During his first two years, his favorite study was advanced English called rhetoric.
Major Holliday (Doc's dad) served as mayor of Valdosta, Georgia for two terms, and he also served in the Cherokee Indian War, Mexican War, and Civil War. After the Mexican War, he brought back a Mexican boy who had been orphaned by the war. He married Alice Jane Mckey January 8, 1849. The Mexican boy's name was Francisco Hidalgo. Major Holliday and his wife had a little girl that died in infancy, and later they had a second child who was a boy-John Holliday was the name given to him. Mrs. Holliday died of tuberculosis (consumption as it was called back then) in 1866. Doc was only 12 years old and that is where it is believed he caught the disease. Also, the Mexican boy who was Doc's adopted brother, later died of tuberculosis also. So as you can see, Doc must have caught it from one of the two or both.
For many years it was believed that he went to school in Baltimore, Maryland to learn Dentistry. However, the three main dental schools in Baltimore had no record of a J. H. Holliday ever attending school there. But good news came soon enough, through the efforts of Dr. L.C. Holtzendorff (Valdosta, Georgia), Dr. Donald Washburn (American Dental Association Librarian Services, Chicago, Illinois), and Mr. John Whittock (Librarian, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), it has been verified that John H. Holliday graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery in 1872.
As to why Doc left Georgia and went out west, the rumors are numerous. One rumor that has been the biggest one is that he killed some Negroes that were swimming in the white's favorite swimming hole. But according to Susan Mckey's uncle, who was with Doc, no such thing happened. Yes, they were swimming in the hole and Doc was outraged. He went and got his pistol and started shooting in the air over their heads. One of the Negroes got a gun and shot back but no one was killed. The west's dry climate was better suited for his health so that is why he ventured out toward the west.
Out west Doc was a most unusual character of his time. He was an extremely educated man in a place where education was not that important. He was fluent in Latin and played the piano (his mother taught piano for many years). He loved being a dentist and desperately tried to make a living out of it, but because his patients didn't like their dentist coughing in their face, it was hard for him to keep customers. That's when he discovered that he had a real talent for playing cards; it was a lot more fun too. Doc established himself as quite a good gambler and was well respected around town. But he was a miserable man dying from an awful disease. He was moody, drank a lot, and always wanted to die. That's what made him so fearless; he wanted to die. That's why he was always so quick to get involved in the battles with the Earps. Doc liked to dress fancy and acted in a very sophisticated way, and as some people have said about him he was quite a funny gentleman with a good sense of humor.
Wyatt Earp came to like Holliday's style, and after they met in Shanessy's saloon in Fort Griffin, they became instant friends. Wyatt has said that Holliday was, "the nerviest, speediest man with a six-shooter he ever knew" and was, "probably the most dangerous man in Tombstone, [Arizona]." When they made their way to the OK Corral, it is said by witnesses that the three Earp brothers were all dressed in black with firm, mean grimaces on their faces while Doc was nattily clad in grey and was whistling.
Doc went to Dodge City in 1877 and this is how he got there: He became involved in a gambling episode with Ed Bailey in Fort Griffin, which resulted in Doc's leaving there. Bailey drew a gun and Doc let him have it with a knife. Bailey collapsed and died. (if you have ever seen Tombstone this is the opening scene with Doc in it) Even though according to law Doc was in the right, he was arrested and incarcerated in a local hotel room, there being no jail in the city. It was evident that Bailey was a popular man among the townspeople, and it seemed that Doc's fate was doomed in spite of the circumstances. Kate came to Doc's rescue by setting fire to the back of the hotel, thereby creating a diversionary action in attracting the citizens' attention to the fire. Kate, armed with a pistol, proceeded to the hotel room, "got the drop" on the deputy town marshall who had been left in charge of the prisoner, and set Doc free. Kate and Doc hid out during the night. When morning came, they mounted their horses and headed to Dodge City. Once in Dodge, Doc renewed his friendship with Wyatt. This was around 1877.
Doc had a falling out with another terminus outlaw named Mike Gordon in late August 1879. Inviting Gordon out into the street, Doc then shot him dead. Doc had to skip town real fast because of plan to arrest him. It led back to Dodge City, to which Doc was glad to return. He arrived back in Dodge to find that Wyatt had resigned his job on Dodge City's force of marshals and had headed toward Tombstone. Doc then headed toward Tombstone to meet up with his friend. According to "Doc Holliday" by John Myers, "Doc had travelled in haste--would have entailed driving the wagons up some awkward grades. Leaving Trail City in the number two rig of the Earp caravan, Wyatt heard hoof-beats in pursuit. 'where are you going, Wyatt?' the rider who caught up with him asked. 'Tombstone' Earp said. 'That's what they told me in Dodge,' Doc replied. 'Guess I'll go with you.'"
May 1887 "Doc Holliday," by John Myers: "By then the consumption so racked him that he could hardly keep on his feet. As a realist, Doc was not one to believe in miraculous cures, but as a man of action he refused to stop in his tracks while there was a chance of going on. The sulphur vapors at Glenwood Springs, CO were ballyhooed as being medicine's final answer to the evil challenge of tuberculosis. On the off-chance that this was true, Doc went out to the health resort to play his last chip.
It is important to understand that tuberculosis killed Doc and not so much the alcohol. In fact, he didn't drink as much as everyone says he did. Yes, he did drink a lot because it relieved his pain but if he really drank as much as some people said he did, especially in one days period, then he wouldn't of been able to stand on his feet. He did however have remarkable stamina with drinking. He could out drink some of the biggest, toughest, burliest men there was without even getting a buzz.
Doc Holliday died in Glenwood Springs, Colorado at a Sanatorium for the sick. It was November 8, 1887 and he is buried in Linwood Cemetery. It is said that the last couple of months of his life that he got out of bed maybe twice. Witnesses by his bedside say that just before he died he asked for a glass of whiskey, sipped it down and smiled, then he looked at his bare feet and said, "this is funny." He always figured he would be killed someday with his boots on.
Kate Elder.Kate married DDS John Henry "Doc" Holliday.
Austin Cloud [Parents] was born on 6 Jan 1803 in , Sc. He died on 24 Oct 1874 in Kershaw, Sc. He married Mary Ruff.
Mary Ruff.Mary married Austin Cloud.
John Benjamin Cloud [Parents] was born on 26 Oct 1810 in , Sc. He died on 7 Oct 1859 in Kershaw, Sc. He married Margaret D Montgomery.
Margaret D Montgomery was born on 16 Nov 1818. She married John Benjamin Cloud.
William Augustin Cloud [Parents] was born on 26 Oct 1810 in , Sc. He died on 27 May 1870 in , Tx. He married Elizabeth Grace Kennedy on 24 Jul 1835.
Elizabeth Grace Kennedy was born on 24 Jul 1835. She married William Augustin Cloud on 24 Jul 1835.
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