Cloud, Newton, a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Stokes County, N. C., Nov. 30, 1804. He was converted in Logan County, Ky., in 1823, and in 1853 entered the Illinois Conference. In 1868 he retired, and remained a superannuate until his death, July 22, 1877. For two or three terms Mr. Cloud was a member of the Illinois legislature. He was a Christian gentleman. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1877, p. 134.