Melinda was born on 8 NOV 1830 in Tennessee, the daughter of unknown parents.
She died on 15 AUG 1898 in Benton County, Arkansas.
Her husband was Thomas Stroud, who she married in 1846. The place has not been found. They had no known children.
|Birth||8 NOV 1830||
|Death||15 AUG 1898||
|Census||11 SEP 1850||
|Census||6 JUL 1870||
|Census||15 JUN 1880||
Obituaries from Benton Co, Ark Vol 1 1884-1898 Pg 419- Stroud, Melinda Maxwell - Mrs Melinda Stroud, the mother of Wood Stroud, died on Mon evening at the home of the latter, just north of town. The funeral services were held at the home on Tues afternoon and were conducted by Rev McGlumphy of the ME Church, South.
The dec’d was 69 yrs of age. The remains were interred in the Wood's Cem. The decd was mother of Mrs JM Barrett of this city. Rogers Democrat - Aug 18 1898 - Melinda Maxwell Stroud was born in Tenn Nov 08 1830. She moved with her parents to Mo in 1837. She was married to Thomas Stroud in 1846. She went with her family to Tx in 1858 and came to Ark in 1868, having resided here since. Her death occurred Aug 15 1898 in the evening.
She was the mother of eight children of whom two survive her,Mrs John Barrett, and Wood Stroud, both of Rogers. Mrs Stroud was a member of the Methodist Church for fifty yrs.
Rogers Democrat - Aug 25 1898.
findagrave MEMORIAL ID 179627196 obit only