Cloyd, William W.

Another Old Veteran Dead

Meadow Grove, Neb., Jan. 27.

Last Friday morning the community was shocked to learn that another of our old residents, W. W. CLOYD, had passed away. He had been in his usual health, but died suddenly of heart failure.  The funeral was held from his home at 11 o’clock Sunday morning, Rev. Ford of Meadow Grove conducting the services. Interment was made at the Jackson cemetery.

William W. Cloyd was born in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, February 22, 1833, and died Jan. 24, 1913, aged 79 years, 11 months and 2 days. On Nov. 24, 1863, he enlisted with Co. H 44th Indiana Volunteers and was discharged at Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 14, 1865. He moved to Iowa in 1865 and from there to Madison county, Nebraska, in 1868. Of his family surviving him are three sons and one daughter, James of Tilden, Wilson, Doan and Miss Olive all of Meadow Grove. He also leaves ten grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, January 30,1913, page 1