(24)  Joseph Cloud in his official WWII portrait.
(25)  Harrold Ratcliff married Mary Louisa Cloud and later adopted Beverly Kay
Montgomery as his daughter.  During WWII he ran a sound truck service in New
Castle, Indiana.
(26)  Mary Loisa Cloud (L), Harrold Ratcliff (R) and Beverly Kay Ratcliff.  Photo from
the near the 1940's.
(27)  Beverly Kay Ratcliff's engagement notice and Wedding announcement in 1955.
(28)  Photo of Beverly
Kay Wilkinson in her
first apartment with
Jerry after getting
married.
(29)  Beverly Kay
Wilkinson cooking in her
new kitchen, 1955.
(30)  An undated photo of Fred and Christine Carmichael and their family.
(31)  The book that Fred Carmichael
contributed to about his unit in
WWII.  It is great to have a story like
this documented about the family.  
The book is quite interesting to read.
(32)  Joseph Cloud (L) and Beverly Kay Wilkinson at a family gathering out at the farm
sometime in the mid 1990's.
(33)  Joseph Cloud's obituary in the New Castle, Indiana newspaper, May 27th, 2000.
(35)  A family photo of Joe Cloud's family taken after his death.  I don't have an
exact date for this.  From the left (seated) Jonathan Kern and Robert Kern.  Seated
Mary Love Cloud and Leda Jane Kern.
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A Cloud family Easter gathering in 1969.  Cladie Cloud passed away in 1962 and my
grandmother, Mary Louisa Cloud Ratcliff, passed away unexpectely in 1964.  Her
husband Harold Ratcliff passed away in 1967.  Pictured are the families of Fred and
Christine Carmichael, Joe and Mary Love Cloud and Jerry and Bev Wilkinson.  My dad
is taking the picture.  This was the era before selfies . . .
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Jim Wilkinson
jimwilk@hotmail.com