Melvin Stroud

M, #416, b. 1903, d. 31 May 1973
FatherWilliam Edward Stroud b. 22 Jun 1882, d. 1 Jul 1954
MotherFlora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson b. 10 Apr 1878, d. 18 Mar 1969
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsLewis Thompson Descendants
Alexander Waggonner Descendants
     Melvin Stroud was born in 1903 at Arkansas. He was the son of William Edward Stroud and Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson. Melvin Stroud died on 31 May 1973 at 1019 Jefferson Street, Springdale, Washington, Arkansas.

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     Melvin Stroud appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Madison County, Arkansas in the household of his parents, William Edward Stroud and Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson, as attending school.
1910 United States Federal Census
about W E Strand Name: W E Strand
[W E Stroud]
Age in 1910: 36
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Spouse's name: Lizzie Strand
Home in 1910: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
W E Strand 36
Lizzie Strand 32
Cammie Strand 11
Melven Strand 7
B Strand 5
Mary Strand 2
Vernan Thompson 22

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Kings River, Madison, Arkansas; Roll T624_57; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 72; Image: 165.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA
He moved to Springdale from Fort Knox, Kentucky. His father William Edward Stroud died on 1 July 1954.
Melvin Stroud was listed in Vernon "Vern" Thompson's obituary on 17 October 1954 as a pallbearer.
Vernon Thompson Dies October 16; Rites at Kingston

Vernon Thompson, 65, died Saturday morning. October 16 at 1:30 a.m. at his home in Springdale after a long illness.

He was born February 19, 1889 at Perrie Lee, Texas but had been a resident of Arkansas for 62 years. Mr. Thompson was converted some time ago and had lived a devoted Christian life since.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Venna Thompson, six sons and six daughters, Archie Thompson, Greenfield, Calif., Crawford Thompson, Springdale, Vernon Thompson Jr., Tulsa, Okla., Claude Thompson, Huntsville, John Carl and Charlie of the home; Mrs. Lenora Butler, Springdale, Mrs. Ruth Griggs, Kingston, Mrs. Estelle Cook, Springdale, Mrs. Goldie Nobles and Mrs. Rosie Dolph of Tulsa, Okla. and Mrs. Dixie Calico, Huntsville; three brothers, Fields Thompson, Shreveport, La. and George Thompson, Greenville, Texas; one sister, Lizzie Stroud of Huntsville, and 22 grandchildren.

Graveside services conducted by Rev. Noel Easterling were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kingston. Burial was in the Kingston cemetery under the direction of the Brashears Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were D.L. Thompson, Melton Thompson, Olen Thompson, Melvin Stroud, Bea Stroud and Earnest Combs.
His mother Flora Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thompson died on 18 March 1969 at Kingston, Madison, Arkansas.