- Clarissa Jane McLeroy (born 1832/33) married Silas Stroud on 4 Mar 1848 in Obion County, TN.
Silas born 1820/21 was a son of Jessie Stroud and Tabitha Hicks Stroud of Weakley County, TN. and was listed in their home for the 1830 census (age 5-9, born ca 1820/25). He was named in his father's 1834 will. He was included in the home of his widowed mother in 1840 census, listed in the 20-29 age group (born ca 1810/20). Silas Stroud married Clarissa Jane McElroy on 4 Mar 1848 in Obion Co, TN. Silas Stroud died of "Fever", aged 28 in August 1849 in Obion County according to the 1850 census Mortality Schedule.
Widow Jane (age 17) was listed in the 1850 census in Obion County with several other women, one of whom, Milly Nix, born VA, was likely her Mother.
Widow Clarissa Jane McElroy Stroud married Adam Hufstutter on 22 Dec 1851 in Obion Co, TN.
She died prior to 1859.
1850 census abstract: (Explanation of this census) (Note: The dates at the end of each line are not part of the original census, but are approximate birth years based on age)
1850 OBION CO, TN Page 358B House/Family # 867/ 867 - DISTRICT NO 5 Twp
NIX MILLY 51 F W VA 1798/1799
STROUD JANE 17 F W TN 1832/1833
NIX ANGELINE 13 F W TN 1836/1837
HANNAH CLARA 70 F W VA 1779/1780
Sources : Stroud History within martygrant.com website;
Milly Nix info per "Ancestry of James Arthur Eshleman"(aumha.org/eshleman)