Elizabeth Leona Stroud

20 April 1923–15 February 2009 (Age 85)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Leona

When Elizabeth Leona Stroud was born on 20 April 1923, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Augusta Stroud, was 19 and her mother, Nettie Katherine Kluttz, was 19. She married Harry Gorman Misenheimer Jr on 30 March 1941, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Providence Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 15 February 2009, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Harry Gorman Misenheimer Jr
Elizabeth Leona Stroud
Marriage: 30 March 1941
John Gorman Misenheimer

Spouse and Children

30 March 1941
Rowan, North Carolina, United States


    John Gorman Misenheimer


Parents and Siblings




    Georgia Evelyn Stroud




World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Elizabeth L Stroud in household of N Catherine Stroud, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth L Stroud in household of John A Stroud, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Stroud in entry for John Gorman Misenheimer and Janet Gayle Sprinkle, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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