Portia Cloud-Banach

AncientFaces Member since Aug 04, 2015

About: My greatgrandfather, my grandfather, my father and I were born in Harlan County, Kentucky. We all grew up in Dizney, Kentucky. My surnames are Cloud, Presley, Hall, Brewer, Hale, Shoemaker, Middleton.

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1st Row: Russell Cloud, Doyle Cloud, Ann Pace, Sandra Jones, Vernon Caldwell, Margaret Jones, Barbara Sue Cox, ?, Roger Cloud 2nd Row: Paul Cox, Millard Pace, Lonnie Thomas, Jerry Cloud, Joyce Cloud, Jane Aubrey Pace, Doris Cloud 3rd Row: Larry Presley, Lewis Solo, Lana Solo, Coy Jones, Larry Cloud, Callie Cornet, Laquata Thomas 4th Row: Beatrice Jessie, Mrs. Cusick, Arthur Grant Pace, Alan Jones, ? Alben Jones, Christine Fultz, ?
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Leona Presley Cloud, Pauline Cloud Walls Grubbs, Lanny, Sonya, Sheila, Tracy, Scott and Jack next to Leona.
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GREEN PRESLEY, MINNIE HALL, ELIZABETH WYNN & JESSIE JAMES PRESLEY
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Tilman Thomas Cloud, Jr. standing on coal train tressel. Circa 1953. He was a coal miner until 1960. We moved to Louisville, Kentucky that year.
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This is my grandfather Tilman Thomas Cloud. He was born in Dizney, KY in 1903. His parents were Benjamin F. Cloud and Martha Shoemaker. These are my great grandparents. BF Cloud was born in Claiborne, Tenn. His parents were Benjamin F. Cloud and Nancy Middleton. Martha Shoemaker's parents were William Henry Shoemaker and Elizabeth Redmond. They both were born in Virginia.
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Sarah is the daughter of Benjamin F. Cloud and Nancy Middleton. Born in Clairborne County Tennessee. Died in Dizney, Ky. Her brothers are Alex, William, Greenberry, Longstreet and Benjamin F. Cloud.
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I grew up in dizney kentucky. My father, and grandfather on my father's side and my grandfather on my grandmother's side
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Portia Cloud-Banach Thank you so much for your encouraging words about my story. I have published a book of all my stories and others about my family. You may purchase my book at AMAZON.COM under Portia Cloud-Banach or Search My Dizney, Ky Appalachian Mountain Ancestors.
Feb 19, 2008 · posted to the story Church Christmas Paper Bags
Portia Cloud-Banach Hi Freda: Most Hall cousins live in Tennessee. However, somewhere along the line Brittan daughters married into Hall family, Carr B. Hall married my great grandmothers mother (Langford). Half of my ancestors came from Virginia or Tennessee.
Mar 29, 2005 · posted to the photo Carr B. Hall