Peter STROUD

Male 1737 - Bef 1827  (90 years)


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  • Name Peter STROUD 
    Born 1737  Sturgeons Run, Brunswick, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1741  , Brunswick, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence Abt 1745  , Edgecombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    The family moved from Brunswick County, Virginia. 
    Residence Abt 1755  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Property Jun 1758  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • In Orange County, North Carolina Court session for June 1758, a deed of gift from William Stroud to Peter Stroud for 158 acres was acknowledged. The original Orange County deeds for this period were lost in an early Court House Fire. (Orange Co, NC Court Minutes Book 1 page 303).
    Property 17 Jun 1761  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Peter Stroud is a chain carrier (along with Robert Marsh) on a survey for John King. 
    Residence 1779  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Peter Stroud is listed on the tax rolls for Orange County. 
    Property 31 Mar 1780  , Chatham, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Land grant for 200 acres on the Haw River. 
    • This grant may be for Peter Stroud, Jr.
    Property 21 Sep 1785  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Land grant for 640 acres on Terls [Terrell] creek of Haw River. 
    Property 1 Sep 1789  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Land grant for 40 acres on Muddy Creek. 
    Property 11 Dec 1789  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    "Sometime between 1785 and 11 Dec 1789, Peter Stroud and family moved west to North Muddy Creek in B 
    • "Sometime between 1785 and 11 Dec 1789, Peter Stroud and family moved west to North Muddy Creek in Burke (now McDowell) County, North Carolina. This is proven, for on that date, Peter and Rebecca Stroud of Burk County sold land to Peter Willis of Brunswick Co, VA, being 800 acres on Terrils Creek waters of Haw River. Peter signed, and Rebekah made her mark. Witnesses were Isham Thrift and Anderson Stroud. Both of these were nephews, son-in-law and son of his brother William Stroud. (Orange Co, NC Deed Book 4 page 299)."
    Census 1790  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Peter Stroud was enumerated as head of household. The household includes 1 male 16 & up (Peter), five males under 16 (likely Jordan, unknown, David, William, and unknown), and two females (likely Rebecca and unknown).
    Property 10 Dec 1792  Guilford, Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Although he was already gone from there, Peter Stroud was mentioned in an Orange County deed dated 10 Dec 1792 where Benjamin Caldwell of Chatham County sold land to Titus Attwater also of Chatham. The land was described as being in Orange County, on Terrells Creek, bordering the Chatham County line, and bordering Peter Stroud on the west and north. This shows that Peter's land had been right on or near the county line. (Orange Co, NC Deed Book 10 page 174)."
    Property 19 Dec 1792  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • On 19 Dec 1792 Peter Stroud entered 100 acres (Entry # 230) on the South Fork of Muddy Creek adjoining the line of his tract bought of William Brandon. This entry was transferred to Jesse Stroud (Peter's son).
    Residence 1793  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Peter Stroud Sr was listed on a 1793 Burke County Tax list in Captain John Carson's Company and taxed for 535 acres of land. Peter Jr and Jesse Stroud were also listed.
    Census 1800  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • Peter Stroud was enumerated as head of household. The household includes one male 10 to 15 (unknown), two males 16 to 25 (likely William and David), one male 45+ (Peter), one female under 10 (unknown), one female 10 to 15 (unknown), and one female 26 to 44 (likely Rebecca).
    Property 29 Nov 1804  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Grant for 50 acres on both sides of Muddy Creek. 
    • This grant may be for Peter Stroud, Jr.
    Property 24 Mar 1807  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "William Green deeded 60 acres to Peter Stroud. I don't know if this was Peter Sr or Jr. This was recorded in the Court Minutes by Thomas Green in July 1809. (From "Burke Co, NC Deeds Registered 1804-1813" by Kathy Gunter Sullivan, 1995)"
    Property 21 Jul 1807  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Benjamin Harris sold 60 acres to Peter Stroud. I don't know if this was Peter Sr or Jr. The deed was proven by Thomas Green in July 1809 Court. (From "Burke Co, NC Deeds Registered 1804-1813" by Kathy Gunter Sullivan, 1995)"
    Property 12 Mar 1808  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Peter Stroud Sr deeded 60 acres to Peter Stroud Jr. The original deed was lost, but the court minutes showing the recording of the deeds survived. It was proven in July 1809 Court by Thomas Green. (From "Burke Co, NC Deeds Registered 1804-1813" by Kathy Gunter Sullivan, 1995)."
    Property 11 Jun 1809  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Peter Stroud sold 40 acres to James Patton. It does not say whether this is Peter Sr or Jr. This deed was proven by Thomas Green in July 1809 Court. (From "Burke Co, NC Deeds Registered 1804-1813" by Kathy Gunter Sullivan, 1995)"
    Property 3 Sep 1809  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Peter Stroud Sr deeded 10 acres to Joseph Ruby. It was proven in court by Drury Mashburn. (From "Burke Co, NC Deeds Registered 1804-1813" by Kathy Gunter Sullivan, 1995)."
    Census 1810  Morganton, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Peter Stroud, Jr. was enumerated as head of household. The household includes one male 45+ (Peter,73), three females under 10 (unknown), one female 10 to 15 (unknown), one female 26 to 44 (Rebecca,40).
    Miscellaneous Jan 1810  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "In Burke County Court for January 1810, Peter Sr and Jr were both mentioned in regards to a road 'Ordered by the court that the following persons be a Jury to View and alter the road if expedient from the corner of Peter Stroud Junr Field to the upper end of Peter Stroud Senr Plantation on the road from Rutherford to the mouth of Buck creak to wit, Thomas Green, William Green, William Green, Junr, John Mitchell, John Keller, Peter Stroud Jr, Peter Stroud Senr, James Patton, Joseph Richy, Mathew Mashburn, William Carson, Robert Hoodg [or possibly Moody or Woody], James Armstrong, Joseph Wilson, Thomas Morrison, James Hix, William Mashburn and report thereof.' April 14, the jury reported that it had 'met and found a road past Peter Strouds field.'"
    Residence 1815  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Peter Stroude Sr was listed on the 1815 Burke County Tax list in Captain Hemphill's Company. He was listed on Muddy Creek and either had 6 Polls (Adult white males, and slaves), and 332 acres valued at $1000."

      Research Note: find copy of 1815 Burke County Tax List. Is this Captain Thomas Hemphill that is referenced?
    Property 4 Sep 1818  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Grant for 100 acres on the head of the Garden Creek. 
    • This grant may be for Peter Stroud, Jr.
    Census 1820  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    • Peter Stroud, Sr. was enumerated as head of household. The household includes one male 45+ (Peter), one female 10 to 15 (unknown), one female 16 to 25 (unknown), and one female 45+ (likely Rebecca).
    FAN Benjamin Burgin 
    FAN John Burgin 
    FAN John King 
    FAN Millington Lytle 
    FAN Robert Marsh 
    FAN Thomas Hemphill 
    FAN Thomas Lytle 
    Military American Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Probate Jul 1827  , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    "Peter Stroud made a Will, but unfortunately it was lost with most of the other early Burke County r 
    • "Peter Stroud made a Will, but unfortunately it was lost with most of the other early Burke County records. We know of its existence for it was mentioned in the Court Minutes as being recorded in July 1827 by Thomas Raburn "and wife" (presumably meaning Peter's wife, not Raburn's wife)."
    Died Bef Jul 1827  Muddy Creek, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2150  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2010 

    Father William STROUD,   b. 1700, Bristol Parish, Charles City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1783, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret ROSE,   b. 1702, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, , Lincoln, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 1726  , Brunswick, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Naomi,   d. Bef 11 Dec 1789, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1760  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Susannah STROUD,   b. Abt 1763, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     2. Keziah STROUD,   b. Abt 17601765, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1837, , Haywood, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    +3. Peter STROUD,   b. 1765, , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 Nov 1834, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Jesse STROUD,   b. Abt 17601770, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1834, , Weakley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     5. David STROUD,   b. 17761777, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1859, , Dekalb, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Jordan STROUD,   b. 17741784,   d. 1834, , Dickson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F186  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Rebecca,   b. Between 1765 and 1774, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jul 1827, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1780  , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. William STROUD,   b. 17751784, , Orange, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18221823, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Fanny STROUD,   b. Abt 17941800, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18401850, , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     3. Joyce STROUD,   b. Abt Jun 1805, , Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, , Madison, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F500  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1737 - Sturgeons Run, Brunswick, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1741 - , Brunswick, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - The family moved from Brunswick County, Virginia. - Abt 1745 - , Edgecombe, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1755 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Jun 1758 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1760 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Peter Stroud is a chain carrier (along with Robert Marsh) on a survey for John King. - 17 Jun 1761 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Peter Stroud is listed on the tax rolls for Orange County. - 1779 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1780 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Land grant for 200 acres on the Haw River. - 31 Mar 1780 - , Chatham, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Land grant for 640 acres on Terls [Terrell] creek of Haw River. - 21 Sep 1785 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Land grant for 40 acres on Muddy Creek. - 1 Sep 1789 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - "Sometime between 1785 and 11 Dec 1789, Peter Stroud and family moved west to North Muddy Creek in B - 11 Dec 1789 - , Orange, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 19 Dec 1792 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1793 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1800 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Grant for 50 acres on both sides of Muddy Creek. - 29 Nov 1804 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 24 Mar 1807 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 21 Jul 1807 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 12 Mar 1808 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 11 Jun 1809 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 3 Sep 1809 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Morganton, Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - Jan 1810 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1815 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - Grant for 100 acres on the head of the Garden Creek. - 4 Sep 1818 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - - American Revolutionary War Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - "Peter Stroud made a Will, but unfortunately it was lost with most of the other early Burke County r - Jul 1827 - , Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef Jul 1827 - Muddy Creek, Burke, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    11. [S179] North Carolina Land Grants B.
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      "North Carolina Rev. Army Accounts (K-Z)," database online, North Carolina State Archives. http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/: accessed 08 Nov 2008, Stroud, Peter C 105; IX 97 1.