Looking connection between Stroud and Blue families. Finding the connect may help me break through brick wall.

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WikiTree profile: Ed McCray
asked in Genealogy Help by Javelle Fields G2G Crew (510 points)
recategorized by Keith Hathaway
Is North Carolina the best place to look or should additional states be considered?
I don't know much beyond my grandfather Walter Blue, who was born in  Florida.  But I believe his father Edward Blue who also used the name Ed McCray may have come North or South Carolina.

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Anderson Stroud

mentioned in the record of Anderson Stroud and Maude Blue

Name Anderson Stroud
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 17 Nov 1919
Event Place Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States
Gender Male
Age 21
Marital Status Married
Race Black
Birth Year (Estimated) 1898
Spouse's Name Maude Blue
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Age 20
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1899
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North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979

Reference ID p131a
GS Film Number 000236325
Digital Folder Number 007607814

Citing this Record

"North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8H8-ZYM : 22 December 2016), Anderson Stroud and Maude Blue, 17 Nov 1919; citing Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, p. p131a, Office of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Records. State Archive of North Carolina and various county Register of Deeds; FHL microfilm 236,325.

answered by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (1.8m points)
Thanks, this may help me connect DNA match who descends from Blue and Stroud family.
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A source you may want:


Ed Blue
[Ed Blan] 
Age: 55
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1920: Youngstown, Bay, Florida
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: Naval Stores
Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented: Rent
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Ed Blue 55
Ed Blue 15
Alberta Blue 13
Walter Blue 10
Armatha Blue 4


Source Citation

Year: 1920; Census Place: Youngstown, Bay, Florida; Roll: T625_215; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 305

answered by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
Thank you, this helps a lot. My paternal grandfather Walter Blue was in Rock Bluff, florida. I share DNA with someone from Shroud and Blue families.

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