Malinda Maxwell


Personal and Family Information

Malinda 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. Their three known children were Sarah A (1849-?), Martha J (1851-<1879) and Woods Henderson (1858-1933).


Birth8 NOV 1830
Place: Tennessee
Death15 AUG 1898
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census11 SEP 1850
Place: Polk County, Missouri
Age: 19 born Tenn
Address: dwelling 343, family 343 Levi Stroud 64 m farmer $400 born N.C. Sarah “ 63 f, NC Martha S “ 24 f, born KY Catharine “ 22 f KY Alpha “ 20 f KY Thomas “ 26 m farmer $200 KY Melinda “ 19 f Tenn Isaac 18 m farmer KY Sarah A 1 f Missouri
Census6 JUL 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 38 b Tenn
Address: Osage Township, dwelling 385m family 380 Stroud, Thomas 45 mw farmer $500, $400, born Kentucky — Malinda age 38 fw keeping house, born Tenn — Sarah age 20 fw born Missouri —Martha 18 fw Missouri — Henderson 12 mw Missouri — Palestine age 8 fw born Texas — Nancy age 6 fw born Texas dwelling 387 family 382 Fortner Joseph age 21 mw farmer $1000, $250, born Tenn —- Martha age 19 born Missouri
Census-1870, Benton, Osage 3 pages

Census15 JUN 1880
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 50 b Tenn
Address: Osage Twp, dwelling dwelling 214 , family 214 Stroud, Molinda, wf age 50 , widow, born Tenn, f&m Tenn “ Sallie wf 31 daughter single, housekeeper, born Missouri,m f KY, m Tenn “ Henderson wm 26, son single farmer, born Missouri,m f KY, m Tenn “ Nancy, wf 15 daughter single , born Texas, ,m f KY, m Tenn “ Cleophas, wm age 6, grandchild single, born Ark, f &m born Missouri Watson, Ethan, wm age 43, son in law,married, cultivator of Bees, born New York
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Woods Cemetery, Little Flock per obit
Will20 JUL 1871
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: pages 163-4 Thomas Stroud signed will 20 July 1871 in presence of John R Woods and G.B Woolsey?? names wife Malinda proof of will filed and recorded 22 Feb 1888
Will-Stroud, Thomas

Will - Stroud, Thomas-proof


Note 1

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