Sampson Mandred Stroud

Male9 February 1820–9 January 1896

Brief Life History of Sampson Mandred

When Sampson Mandred Stroud was born on 9 February 1820, in Alabama, United States, his father, Ethan Allen Stroud, was 32 and his mother, Nancy Trammell, was 24. He married Narcissa "Nancy" Oliver on 23 May 1848. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 5, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 9 January 1896, in Limestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hillsboro City Cemetery, Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Sampson Mandred Stroud
Narcissa "Nancy" Oliver
Marriage: 23 May 1848
Ethan Beden Stroud
Nancy Temperance Stroud
Napoleon Bonaparte "Bud" Stroud
Ora Stroud
Minnie Stroud
Eulah Stroud

Sources (8)

  • Mandred Stroud, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sampson Mandred Stroud, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mandred Stroud, "Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1848
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 5

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 26

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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