When Susan Stroud was born on 31 March 1804, in Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel Stroud, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Shoemaker, was 29. She died in March 1878, in Rahway, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 74.
English (southern): from Middle English strode ‘marshy ground’ (Old English strōd). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on or near marshy ground, or habitational, for someone from any of several places so named, including Stroud (Gloucestershire, Middlesex), Strood (Kent), and Strode in Winford (Somerset).
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