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Adam STROUD II
Mary EASLEY
Husband:  Adam STROUD II
Birthdate:  1780-90
Birthplace said to be:  Hampshire Co., VA [now WV]
Death apparently:  1860-70, probably in Greenville Twp., Clark Co., AR
Occupation:  hunter, trapper, farmer
Father:  Adam STROUD I
Mother:  Eve HAND

If Adam died during the Civil War (1861-65), he may not have died at or near his home.

Marriage:
Wife:  Mary EASLEY
Birthdate:  1780-90
Death apparently:  1840-50, Greenville Twp., Clark Co., AR
Occupation:  homemaker

Secondary sources do not agree on the identity of her parents or her date and place of birth, so lacking any primary documentation I'm dubious of all their information about her, including whether she actually had middle name, "Ann."  Please, don't just share your family tree, share you sources!  A rising tide lifts all boats.

Children:
born in Louisiana Territory [now Clark Co., AR]:
1.  Nancy STROUD, b. 1807/8
2.  Rebecca STROUD, b. 1809/10
3.  Elisha A. STROUD, b. 1811/2

born in Arkansas [now Clark] Co., Missouri Territory [now AR]:
4.  Isham L. STROUD, b. 1814/5 
5.  Eliza STROUD, b. ca. 1817

born in Clark Co., Arkansas Territory [now AR]:
6.  John Perkins STROUD, b. 8 Aug 1819
7.  Samuel Richard STROUD, b. 1821/2
8.  Archnard H. STROUD, b. 1825/6

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Timeline
Year Location Event
1780-90 VA (WV?) Birth of Adam STROUD
1780-90 SC? Birth of Mary EASLEY
1803 Louisiana Purchase
1805 Formation of Louisiana Territory
1807/8 LT [now AR: Clark Co.] birth of daughter, Nancy
1809/10 LT [now AR: Clark Co.] birth of daughter, Rebecca
1810 Census none taken in the Louisiana Territory  
1811/2 LT [now AR: Clark Co.] birth of son, Elisha
1812 Apr 30 State of Louisiana formed from Louisiana Territory
1812 Jun 18 War of 1812 begins
1812 Jul 4 Remainder of Louisiana Territory renamed Missouri Territory
1813 Dec 13 MT [now AR] Arkansas County formed as an original county
1814/5 MT [now AR]: Arkansas [now Clark] Co. birth of son, Isham
1815 Feb 18 War of 1812 ends
ca. 1817 MT [now AR]: Arkansas [now Clark] Co. birth of daughter, Eliza
1817-18 MT [now AR]: Arkansas [now Clark] Co. Adam STROUD known to be in residence
1818 Dec 15 MT [now AR]: Clark County formed from Arkansas County
1819 Jul 4 Formation of Arkansas Territory from Missouri Territory
1819 AT [now AR]: Clark Co. birth of son, John Perkins
1820 Census none taken in the Arkansas Territory  
1821/2 AT [now AR]: Clark Co. birth of son, Samuel Richard
1823 Dec 5 AT [now AR]: Clark Co. Adam STROUD patents 80 acres
1825/6 AT [now AR]: Clark Co. birth of son, Asher/Archnard
1827-30 AT [now AR]: Clark Co. Adam STROUD's home serves as seat of county government
1830 Census AT: Clark Co.: Caddo Twp. Addam STROUD, head-of-household
1831 Arkansas achieves statehood
1831 Jan 16 AR: Clark Co. marriage of daughter, Nancy, to Josiah TWEEDLE
1833 Aug 16 AR: Clark Co. marriage of son, Elisha, to Delilah HUDDLESTON
1836 Jun 2 AR: Clark Co. marriage of daughter, Rebecca, to Thomas PROCTOR
1836 Aug 18 AR: Clark Co. marriage of daughter, Eliza, to A.H. RUTHERFORD
1837 Aug 1 AR: Clark Co. Adam STROUD patents 80 acres
1836-40   death of daughter, Eliza (STROUD) RUTHERFORD
1840 Census AR: Clark Co.: Greenville Twp. Adam STROUD, head-of-household
1841 Nov 10 AR: Clark Co. Adam STROUD patents 40 acres
1841 Dec 9 AR: Clark Co. marriage of son, Isham, to Leanah DAVIS
1843 Mar 9 AR: Sevier Co. marriage of son, John, to Matilda DOLLARHIDE
1847 Oct 27 AR: Clark Co. 2nd marriage of daughter, Rebecca, to Josiah F. LITTLE
1848 Jul 27 AR: Clark Co. marriage of son, Archnard, to Sarah WINGFIELD 
1848 Nov 23 AR: Clark Co. marriage of son, Samuel, to Mary E. HASLEY 
1840-50   death of Mary (EASLEY) STROUD
1850 Census AR: Clark Co.: Greenville Twp. Adam STRAUD, living alone
ca. 1851   2nd marriage of son, Isham, to Emily GALLIHAR
1854 Jun 4 AR: Sevier Co. 2nd marriage of son, John, to Penelope WHITE
1854 Nov 15 AR: Clark Co. 2nd marriage of son, Archnard, to Mary M. HASLEY
1859 Jul 1 AR: Clark Co. Adam STROUD patents 40 acres
1860 Census AR: Clark Co.: Greenville Twp. Adam STROUD, living w/son, Archnard
1861 Apr 12 Civil War begins
1862 Aug 6 AR: Clark Co. death of daughter, Nancy (STROUD) TWEEDLE
1865 May 9 Civil War ends
1865 May 18 AR: Dallas Co. 2nd marriage of son, Samuel, to Mary HUFF
1860-70   death of Adam STROUD
1870 Census   not found

Sources:

1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Virginia Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):  not found.

1b.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray, compilers.  1995. Marriage Index:  MD, NC, VA, 1624-1915 (Broderbund CD-4):  not found.

1c.  Marriage record not found at Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org.

2.  1810 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but there was no Federal Census in the Louisiana Territory.

3.  1820 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but there was no 1820 Federal census in Arkansas.

4.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3-4 of 6 indexed "Addam Edward"; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 Arkansas Territory Clark Co. Caddo Twp. Roll M19_5 pp. 196B-197A Ln. 24 Addam Stroud 120 200 100 - 001 011 100 010000-110000
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 4 or under 1825-1830 = Archnard (b. 1825/6) 
2 white males 5-9 1820-1825 = Samuel (b. 1821/2)
= John (b. 1819)
2 white males 15-19 1810-1815 = Isham (b. 1814/5)
= Elisha (b. 1811/2)
1 white male 40-49 1780-1790 = Adam 
1 white female 10-14 1815-1820 = Eliza (b. ca. 1817)
1 white female 20-29 1800-1810 = Rebecca (b. 1809/10)
= Nancy (b. 1807/8) 
1 white female 30-39 1790-1800 = ?
1 white female 40-49 1780-1790 = Mary
 
1 male slave 10-23 1806-1820 = ?
1 female slave 9 or under 1820-1830 = ?
1 female slave 10-23 1806-1820 = ?
Was Nancy simply enumerated in the wrong age class?

5.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 1; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 AR Clark Co. Greenville Twp. Roll 17 p. 111B Ln. 1 Adam Stroud 101 120 010 - 000 001 010 back page missing
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = John CHANDLER?
1 male 10-14 1825-1830 = Archnard (b. 1825/6)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = Samuel (b. 1821/2)
2 males 20-29 1810-1820 = John (b. 1819)
= Isham (b. 1814/5)
1 male 50-59 1780-1790 = Adam
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Rebecca (STROUD) PROCTOR (b. 1809/10)
1 female 50-59 1780-1790 = Mary
Their widowed/divorced/deserted daughter, Rebecca (STROUD) PROCTOR, appears to be back at home.  Is the little boy, John C. CHANDLER, who is living with a remarried Rebecca (STROUD) LITTLE in the 1850 census and back with our subject in the 1860 census?  On same page:  married son, Elisha A. STROUD, and married daughter, Eliza (STROUD) RUTHERFORD.

6.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 6 indexed "Strande"):  Greenville Twp., Clark, Co., AR, Roll M432_25, p. 221B, 441/441, enumerated 20 Dec 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Adam Straud 60 M   Farmer 900 Virginia
Listed next to married son, Elisha A. STROUD.

7.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4-5 of 21):  Arkadelphia P.O., Greeneville Twp., Clark Co., AR, Roll M653_39, p. 194B-195A, PN 65-66, 399/399, enumerated 26 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
A J Stroud 35 M   Farmer 800 4500 Ark
Mary     " 23 F         "
Margerett E " 10 F         "
Benjamin    "  7 M         "
[next page]
James Stroud  5 M         Ark
Isham    " 1/2 M         "
Adam     " 70 M         Va
John C Chandler 20 M   Hirdand?     Ark
A. J. STROUD is our subject's married son, Archnard H. STROUDJohn C. CHANDLER shows up here in the 1860 census, in the 1850 census with Adam's daughter, Rebecca (STROUD) LITTLE, and possibly with our subject back in the 1840 census.

8.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

9.  Josiah Hazen Shinn.  1908.  Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas.  Genealogical and Historical Publ. Co.,  Democrat Printing & Lithogr. Co., Little Rock, AR (online at books.google.com):
p. 101 Other old residents of Clark County, Zachariah Davis, Samuel Parker, Adam Stroud and Abner Hignite, had residences in 1817 and 1818 at the Post, and their connection with Clark County at that time was principally that of hunters and trappers.

10.  Clark County, Arkansas (online at www.genealogyinc.com):
Currently the Clark County Seat can be found in Arkadelphia (the first county seat was at the home of Jacob Barkman until 1825 when it was moved to Biscoeville. In 1827, the government moved to Adam Stroud's home and then to Greenville in 1830 before settling at Arkadelphia in 1842)...

11.  Clark Co., Ark., Federal Land Records (online in the Clark County, Arkansas, Archives of USGenWeb):
L Name F Name Sec No T R Acres Date
STROUD ADAM 28 7S 21W 80 1823/12/05
STROUD ADAM 17 7S 20W 80 1837/08/01
STROUD ADAM 28 7S 21W 40 1841/11/10
STROUD ADAM 28 7S 21W 40 1859/07/01

Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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