City Directories and History: 1917 – E.E. Cloud, 1922 – E.E. Cloud, 1946 – Mrs. Jessie Cloud, 1963 – Mary Fran Bridle Shop, 1975 – NA
On Jan 8, 1902 the Rock Hill Herald reported, “Mr. E.E. Cloud has been with the Lancaster Mercantile Co., and will go to Rock Hill to purchase the New York Racket.”
The Herald reported on May 20, 1903 – “Mr. E.E. Cloud has rented one of the Cunningham Store Rooms in Lancaster and will open up a mercantile. This will be a branch of the Rock Hill business and will be Mr. Tom Wylie will be in charge.”
The RH Record reported on May 27, 1909 – “Mr. E.E. Cloud and family are preparing to move into their new house on East Main Street, now occupied by the Bealls early next week. The Beall family will move to Asheville, NC for the summer.”
Part of the Red Coach Inn location. (The Rock Hill Record reported on April 1, 1907 – “Mr. Beall has rented Mrs. Mills cottage on Park Ave., and will move his family there today. Beall has the contract for putting down the cement pavements and work will begin soon.” ) The 1908 City Dirt. has Mr. Robert H. Beall, paving contractor, with his place of work and home at #527 East Main., an unidentifiable parcel. The house on Park Ave., appears to have been #409 Park Ave., where Mrs. Eliza Mills, widow of Robert B. Mills and Ms. Susie Mills lived in 1908.
The Rock Hill Record reported on Aug 1, 1907 – “Mr. R.A. Beall is having plans drawn for a home on his East Main Street lot. He had planned to use concrete block for construction, but due to delays in getting the block is now considering a frame structure.”
The Herald reported on Sept. 25, 1907 – “J. M. Deas, a contractor of Charlotte, has located in Rock Hill. He already has four contracts for new houses, two on Hampton Street for Mr. S.T. Frew, a two story house on East Main for Dr. C.M. Kuykendale / Kuykendall, and the residence of R.A. Beall of East Main. Mr. Deas can be found at the home of Capt. A.E. Smith.”
The RH Record reported on June 24, 1909 – “Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Cloud are moving into their new home on East Main Street, recently purchased from the Bealls.”
The McElwee Store ledger of 1915 – 16 listed the Cloud family as account holders, at #511 East Main.
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