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Adam Cloy

  • Birth 22 Mar 1800 South Carolina, USA
  • Death 1 Apr 1852 Franklin County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Franklin County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 75436810

Adam Cloy was the son of Jacob and Elizabeth Cloy.

Marriage record revealed Adam Cloy married Cynthia Gray on November 20, 1823 in Franklin County, Mississippi.

Adam was twenty-three and Cynthia was fourteen when they married.

The 1830 census revealed they lived in Franklin County, Mississippi. Household members: Adam Cloy (30-39), Cinthia Cloy (20-29), James Cloy (5-9) and Lucrecia (under 5)

The 1840 census revealed two household members were employed in agriculture. Household members: Adam Cloy (40-49), Cinthia (30-39), Zach (under 5), Michael (5-9), James (15-19) and one female (under 5)

The 1850 census revealed Adam was a blacksmith and their daughter, Lucrecia & husband lived with them in Franklin County, Mississippi. Adam was born in South Carolina, Cynitha was born in Missouri and all their children were born in Mississippi. Household members: Adam Cloy (50), Cinthia Cloy (42), Michael G. Cloy (16), Zachariah Reeves Cloy (13), Anna M. Cloy (11), Mary J. Cloy (8), Henry Cloy (6), Margaret Cloy (3), John Cloy (4/12), William Porter (22) and Lucrecia Porter (19).

Their known children:

James Thomas Cloy (b.1824 d.1834)
Female Cloy (b.1825)
Lucrecia Caroline Cloy (Porter)
(b.1830 d.1887)
Female Cloy (
Michael G Cloy (b.1834)
Zachariah Reeves Cloy (b.1836 d.1901)
Thadrick Coker Cloy (b.1836 d.1837)DY
Anna Mary Cloy (b.1838)
Mary Jane Cloy (b.1842)
Henry Cloy (b.1844 d.1864)
Margaret Cloy (b.1846)
John A. Cloy (b.1850)

They had been married twenty-eight years and their son, John was about two years old when Adam died in 1852 in Franklin County, Mississippi.

Adam lived to age 52.

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  • Maintained by: Janice Oberlin Smarr
  • Originally Created by: Shirley Burks Wells
  • Added: 24 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75436810
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Cloy (22 Mar 1800–1 Apr 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75436810, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Franklin County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Janice Oberlin Smarr (contributor 47231132) .