Thomas Stroud had many descendants who served in the military.
Isham Stroud was a veteran of the War of 1812
During the War of 1812, Isham Stroud (1789-1860), was an early settler of Harrison County, Indiana. On 12 September 1811, less than a month after his marriage, he volunteered in Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana, as member of Spence's Yellow Jackets, so called for the yellow trimmings on their uniforms. They were mounted riflemen of the 4th Regiment of the Indiana Volunteer Militia, under General William Henry Harrison. He served as a fifer (musician) in Capt. Spier Spence's company and was wounded on 7 November 1811, in the Battle of Tippecanoe and was discharged 23 November 1811, at Shakertown, Indiana. Isham's wound was caused by a bullet which passed though his left hip and resulted in the contraction of the muscles.
Isham was the eldest son of John Stroud (Thomas' brother). He traveled to Indiana with his father and two uncles in 1806. Isham is buried in Marengo Cemetery, Marengo, Indiana. Photograph
For an enlarged map of the site of the Tippecanoe Battlefield.
Annual Stroud served the Union in the Civil War and he had two sons who also served.
Annual Stroud enlisted 23 April 1961 at Salem, Indiana. He mustered in 19 June 1861, at Indianapolis, Indiana. He was assigned to Co. G, 13th Indiana Volunteers. He mustered out 15 Dec. 1863. Then on 16 Dec 1863, under General Order No. 191, he reenlisted in Co. G.O.S. as Veteran Volunteer (Wagon Master). He was a Pvt. in Co. B, 13th Regiment, Reorganized Indiana Volunteers. He then transferred on 2 Dec 1864 to Co. D, 13th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry.
He applied for military pension 29 June 1880.
Wilson Stroud (1834-1862) served in company I, 1st Regiment, Indiana Heavy Artillery. Wilson married Mary Ann Funk, 9 August 1856. He is buried in the Old Marengo Cemetery.
Jeremiah Stroud (1843-?), at age 19, enlisted at Valeene, Indiana, in the 59th Infantry Regiment, Indiana Volunteers. Mustered 11 February 1862, at Gosport, Indiana. He was discharged 19 August 1862, Louisville, Kentucky because of disability. Jeremiah married Martha A. Vance, 16 February 1865, while living in Milltown, Whiskey Run township, Crawford County, Indiana.
Annanias Stroud had a son who served the Union during the War.
William Riley Stroud (1835-1921) served as a private in the Indiana Legion, Marengo Light Guards, mustered in, 22 December 1862.
William married Mary Ann Goldman (1836-1918), 31 October 1856, while living in Orange, Indiana. They raised five children: Silas Calvin, Maria Alcora, Edward B., William T., Nora Abigail, and Charlie S.
William Stroud is buried in Maple Dale Cemetery, Clay County, Illinois.
Riley Stroud had a son who served the Union during the War.
Aniel Stroud (1840-1920), mustered in, June 1861, served in company G, 13th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry; re-enlisted December 1863, company B, 13th Regiment, as wagon master. Later, in December 1864, he transferred to company D, of the same regiment.
Aniel returned from the Civil War to become a farmer in Liberty Township in Crawford County, Indiana. Aniel and Cyntha Denton Stroud had three children: Gertie, Raymond, and Russell. Aniel is buried in the Milltown Cemetery in Harrison County, Indiana with other family members.
Abraham Stroud had three sons in the War. One was killed and two survived.
Isaac Stroud (1843-1863), 49th Indiana Infantry, Co. F, killed in action in Carrollton, La., 16 August 1863. Burial place is unknown.
Simon Stroud (1840-1913), 81st Indiana, Co. A, was honorably discharged 13 June 1865. He then returned home to marry Elizabeth Brown and become a farmer. They had four children. Simon died 8 March 1913.
Rial Stroud (1828-1902), served in the Indiana Legion, a private in the Marengo Light Guards, mustered in service 1 October 1863. Rial Stroud married Martha Jane Dooley. They had three children: Harry, Thadeus, and Pearl. Rial is buried in Mathers Chapel Cemetery, near English, Sterling township, Crawford County, Indiana.
William Stroud had four sons who served the Union during the War. Two were killed and two survived.
Elisha Stroud (1841-1863), 81st Indiana, was killed in action at Lookout Mountain, Georgia, 7 September 1863. His body was returned for burial at Walton Cemetery in Washington County near Hardinsburg, Indiana.
Barnett Stroud (1843-1862) died in General Hospital, Bowling Green, KY., 22 August 1862. He was buried next to his brother, Elisha Stroud in Walton Cemetery in Posey Township, Washington County, Indiana.
Annel Stroud (1835-1901) Annel served in 13th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War. Annel and his wife, Martha, had one child while living in Harrison County, Indiana. Annel's second wife, Elizabeth Moon, gave him 3 children. They resided in Green Springs, Vernon County, Missouri. Annel is buried in the Sandstone Cemetery in Vernon County, Missouri.
John Stroud (1832-1866). John served in Company C, 13th Indiana Infantry. He enlisted 8 February 1864, and was discharged 5 September 1865. He married Louisa Ott. They had one son, Hezekiah. John Stroud died at home, 18 April 1866.
John Stroud, brother of Thomas, had three grandsons who served the Union during the War.
Wesley and Winifred (Key) Stroud of Patoka township, Crawford County, were the parents of:
Andrew J. Stroud, (1843-1863) Company A, 49th Indiana Infantry. He died on 10 February 1863 at Young's Point, La. Burial place is unknown.
George W. Stroud, (1844-1929) Musician, Company A, 49th Indiana Infantry. He was honorably discharged with a disablility at Young's Point, 7 March 1863. George and Sarah Holiday Stroud were married 7 Oct 1866. They had two children: Cynthia and Benjamin M. The family lived in Southeast Township, Orange County. Later they resided on Marengo, Crawford County, Indiana. George was a farmer by trade. He died in 1929. His funeral was held at Rock Springs Baptist Church, near Valeene, Indiana under the auspices of the Masonic lodge, of which he was a member.
Isaiah and Alia Ann Highfill Stroud were the parents of :
Henry Stroud (1844-1926), served in the 53rd Regiment of Indiana Infantry. He lived near Taswell, in Patoka township, Crawford County. After his discharge from the regiment, Henry married Rachel Eastridge on 5 April 1866. They had four children: Mary, James, Samuel and Ida.
Julian and Mariah Blackburn Stroud were the parents of :
William H. Stroud (1842-1901), (grandson of Isham Stroud) served in company C, 23rd Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Mustered in, 29 July 1861, New Albany, Indiana. He was wounded at Vicksburg, Mississippi. He was mustered out, 28 July 1864, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. William was a resident farmer of Patoka township, Crawford County. He married Rachel Tucker. They had four children: Jessie, Isom, Mary and Mariam. William is buried with family members in Highfill Cemetery near Taswell, Indiana.
Samuel J. Stroud (1845-1907), served in Company G, 23 Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He enrolled 16 Aug 1862 in New Albany, Indiana. Mustered in, Indianapolis, 23 Aug 1862. He was honorably discharged. He married Margaret A. Jenkins on 12 Aug 1872. This couple had three children: William H., Charles Walter, Elizabeth and Rose Ada.
Samuel's mother, Mariah, applied for his pension in June, 1878. Samuel was a farmer in Patoka Township, Crawford County, Indiana. Samuel is buried in the Old Section of Marengo Cemetery. Grave is unmarked. Photograph of Samuel and Margaret.
Jesse Stroud, brother of Thomas, had five grandsons serving in the army during the Civil War. Three were in the Confederate Army and two served the Union.
Allen and Arsa Askin Stroud were the parents of:
Samuel Aston Stroud, (1836-1883) Company A, 30th Regiment Texas Cavalry, (Gurley's 1st Texas Partisan Rangers) was organized at Waco, Texas, during the summer of 1862. It was formed with about 800 men from Waco, Round Rock, and the Hill County. Assigned to D. H. Cooper's, Gano's, and Parsons' Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, it fought in Arkansas and later in the Indiana Territory.
Samuel returned from the war to live in Bell County, Texas, where he became a farmer and stock raiser. Later he moved to Fresno County, married Tabitha Jane Lawler on 22 February 1851. They had no children.
Samuel later married Martha Jane Moss in McLennon County, Texas, on 30 April 1866. Children born of this union were Harriet, Samuel, Martha, Laura, and Ira Wesley Stroud. After wife Martha passed away, Samuel died on 31 December 1883, age 54. He is buried in Academy Cemetery, Clovis, California.
Stephen Brooks Stroud, (1836-1914) Company A, 1st Texas Partisan Rangers; was a farrier and kept his own horse, Sealum, during the war. Stephen was a rancher and raised cattle and racehorses after the war. He lived in Los Angeles, California around 1869. He died in 1914 and is buried in Artesia Cemetery. Photograph
George W. Stroud, (1844-1870) lived in Texas, serving in Co.G, 15th Baylor's Regiment, Texas Cavalry (2nd Regiment Arizona Brigade); Burial in the Academy Cemetery in Fresno Co. California.
Allen Stroud and wife Arza Aston were married 10 February 1825 in Orange County, Indiana. In c1839, they moved their family of four children by wagon train from Orange County to Williamson County, Texas. Allen became the second sheriff of Williamson county in the years 1850-1851. Two more children were born in Texas, raising six children: Ira, Samuel, Stephen, Laura, George, and William.
Neil D. Stroud and Mary Lewis Stroud were the parents of:
Joab Stroud (1836-1907), served as private, Co. D, 16th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers. Joab enlisted in Mitchell, Indiana, 9 August 1862; mustered in at Indianapolis, 17 August 1862. He was wounded in Richmond, Kentucky, then discharged 31 November 1862. Joab was somewhat unlucky in marriage, having married three times, the last to Mariah Moore in 1896.
Jesse Garrett Stroud (1828-1881) Jesse enlisted 6 Dec 1861. He was a private in Co. K, 50th Regiment, Indiana Infantry commanded by Capt. R. McCormick; discharged at Lewisbury, Arkansas, 1 March 1864. Jesse reenlisted 2 March 1864, Co. C, 52nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry; discharged 10 Sept 1865. Jesse was in both the Mexican and Civil War. He lived about 4 miles NE of Harrisonville, Indiana. Jesse and Elizabeth McCameron Stroud had 10 children. Jesse and Elizabeth are buried in the Mt. Olive Cemetery, Lawrence Co., IN. Photograph
Washington Stroud (1838-?) Enlisted in Co. A, 24th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. Enlisted as a Corporal, Promoted to Full Sergeant, 31 July 1861. Mustered out of Company A, 24th Infantry Regiment, 30 July 1864.
The Neil Stroud family moved from
Floyd County, Indiana to Marion township, Lawrence County, Indiana.
Family clearly paid a heavy price with many of its young men lost,
Clarence Alva Stroud (1894-1918) son of William and Mary Ann Stroud.