Stroud

Tombstone Tuesday: Margaret A. Stanfield

27 September 2011 Evidence

Margaret A. Stanfield was born June 23, 1837.  She died October 1, 1851 and is buried at Ball Ground Cemetery in Murray County, Georgia.  I believe that she is the daughter of John Stroud and Delilah Bright and the wife of Willis M. Stanfield; however both these assertions need further research before being consider proved.

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Tombstone Tuesday: John Stroud

13 September 2011 Evidence

John Stroud was born December 25, 1807 and died May 27, 1898.  He is buried in Ball Ground Cemetery in Murray County, Georgia.

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Tombstone Tuesday: Rebecca D. Stroud

30 August 2011 Evidence

Rebecca D. Stroud, daughter of John Stroud and Delilah Bright was born May 19, 1848.  She died at the age of eight, in October 1856, and is buried at Ball Ground Cemetery in Murray County, Georgia.

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Last Will and Testament of Thomas Bratcher Hemphill

26 August 2011 Evidence

Transcription North Carolina McDowell County Source:  McDowell County, North Carolina, “North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970″, will book entry for Thomas Bratcher Hemphill pp. 554-555, digital images no. 308-309; “Wills 1869-1903,” digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 30 June 2011).

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North Carolina Probate Records on FamilySearch

13 July 2011 Evidence

A couple of weeks ago, a tweet passed through my Twitter stream from @FSHistRecords announcing that North Carolina Probate Records had been added to FamilySearch.  Since I have many, many ancestors who lived in North Carolina, I immediately clicked on the link.  This is one of those non-indexed databases that FamilySearch is doing now, in […]

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On this date. . .the 18th of June

18 June 2011 On this date

Births Anna Barbara (Albright) Powell was born  in 1754 (my 6th great-grandmother). Margaret E. (Dellinger) Whitener was born in 1807. Elizabeth Patterson was born in 1808. Lee B. Stroud was born in 1898 in Texas. Deaths John Wilfong died in 1838 in Newton, North Carolina. Robert Elliott Morrison died in 1867 in Chatsworth, Georgia. Marriages […]

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On this date. . .the 16th of June

16 June 2011 On this date

Births William Sullins was born in 1828 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Deaths Herrod Rudd died in 1829 in McMinn County, Tennessee (my 5th great-grandfather). Elizabeth Sophronia (Lytle) Burgin died in 1837 in Burke County, North Carolina. Calvin M. Stroud died in 1821.  

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On this date. . .the 10th of June

10 June 2011 On this date

Births James Hardy Whiteside was born in 1818 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Joel Nabors was born in 1822 in North Carolina. Deaths Johannes Renner died in 1733. Anna Maria (Keller) Albright died in 1803 in Guilford, North Carolina (my 7th great-grandmother). Thomas Rudd died in 1807. Sheriff Johannes Peter Mull died in 1814 in […]

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On this date. . .the 7th of June

7 June 2011 On this date

Births Martha Jane (Garrett) Johnson was born in 1854 in Fannin County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Florence B. Stroud was born in 1880. Deaths Philip Burgin died in 1709 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 8th great-grandfather). Mary (Poffh) Wilfong died in 1816 in Newton, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandmother). Merritt Burgin died in 1837 in […]

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On this date. . .the 27th of May

27 May 2011 On this date

Births Malinda Josephine (Hemphill) Butler was born in 1860 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Deaths John Stroud died in 1898 in Murray County, Georgia. Rachael E. (Lance) Johnson died in 1925 in Dial, Georgia. Kate Young (Hemphill) Greenlee died in 1949.

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