Lucy Candice Stroud

12 February 1881–13 February 1963 (Age 82)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lucy Candice

When Lucy Candice Stroud was born on 12 February 1881, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Willis Washington Stroud, was 31 and her mother, Susan Frances Bailey, was 28. She married Leonidas Rosser Hill on 19 January 1913, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States for about 43 years. She died on 13 February 1963, in Elizabeth City, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonidas Rosser Hill
Lucy Candice Stroud
Marriage: 19 January 1913

Spouse and Children

19 January 1913
Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Willis Washington Stroud


    Susan Frances Bailey




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 16

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English (southern): habitational name from places in Gloucestershire and Middlesex, so named from Old English strōd ‘marshy ground overgrown with brushwood’. Strood in Kent is named with the same word, and some examples of the surname are no doubt derived from this term in independent use.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy C Hill in household of Lonnie R Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Lucy Cardin Hill in entry for Julian Lee Hill Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Candis Strome, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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