Martha J Stroud


Personal and Family Information

Martha was born in 1851 in Missouri , the daughter of Thomas Stroud and Malinda Maxwell.

She died before 1879. The place is not known.

Her husband was Joseph Fortner, who she married on 30 MAY 1869 in Benton County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Martha J Stroud


Thomas Stroud


Malinda Maxwell



Place: Missouri
DeathBEF 1879
Address: guardians named for children after death of husband Joseph not found in 1880 census
Census6 JUL 1870
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
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

Probate11 AUG 1879
Place: Dallas County, Missouri
Address: Guardian Inventory by ES Highfill guardian of Malinda M Fortner and Sarah P Fortner, heirs of Joseph Fortner deceased findagrave note Malinda born 1871, Sarah Pernalis Fortner in 1873 son of Effel Dred Forntner 1819-1879 MEMORIAL ID 44181588