Stroud Genealogy - Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia
Welcome to my Stroud web pages. This surname is also spelled Strowd, and occasionally Strode.
My most recent Stroud ancestor is Susannah Stroud (c1806-1860s) who married John Tanner ca 1820 in Burke (now McDowell) Co., NC. Susannah is probably a child of Peter Stroud (c1765/70-1834) and Margaret Curtis? who married ca 1789 in Burke Co., NC. Peter is a son of Peter Stroud (c1737-1827) and Naomi (---) who married ca 1760 in Orange Co., NC.
Peter Stroud is a son of William Stroud (c1700-c1783) and Margaret Rose? of Brunswick Co., VA, Edgecombe, Granville, Chatham and Lincoln Co., NC. William is probably a son of John Stroud (c1674-1737) and Hannah (---) of Prince George Co., VA. John's parents are unknown.
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Stroud is the 1,264th most common surname in America, Strowd is the 59,928th most common, while Strode is the 7,571st. (Source: Name Statistics)