Hudson McDonald Shrode

5 April 1817–2 August 1849 (Age 32)
Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hudson McDonald

When Hudson McDonald Shrode was born on 5 April 1817, in Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States, his father, Francis Shrode, was 27 and his mother, Rebecca Marrit Hudson, was 19. He married Susannah Couts on 23 March 1837, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Campbell Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1840. He died on 2 August 1849, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Boonville, Warrick, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hudson McDonald Shrode
Susannah Couts
Marriage: 23 March 1837
Sarah Margaret Shrode
John Henry Shrode
Rebecca Ann Shrode
Jacob Allen Shrode

Spouse and Children

23 March 1837
Warrick, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca Marrit Hudson





    Issac Heron Shrode


    Henry Wilson Shrode


    Jacob Wise Shrode


    David Shaw Shrode


+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 8

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schrode, a nickname for a loutish person, from Middle High German schrōt(e) ‘stick’, ‘block’, ‘log’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Hudson M Shroads, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Hudson Shroades, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Hudson Shroades, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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