Sarah "Sally" (Connally) Stroud and her husband were founding members of Mars Hill Baptist Church.
"History of the People of Mars Hill Baptist Church & Community 1799-199" Compiled by Amy Warren Sanders
Pages 83-84 - William Bankston - Book I, Member List, by Letter: #3. Minutes: dismissed by letter 5-14-1803. He left a will in Clarke Co., GA. Will Book A, page 30, mentions wife Sarah & children, not named, & was probated 3-1807;
[William Bankston m. Sarah Stroud-dau. of John Stroud & Sarah Connelly, b. 4-29-1777]
John Stroud from above book has the following information on page 304
John Stroud (son of John & Hannah Stroud) b. 1-1732, d. 1805, Clarke Co., GA (left will)(old section, row 19, #255), married spring of 1756 Sarah Connelly, dau. of John Connelly & Margaret Oldham, b. 1735, d. 12-17-1807 in Clarke Co., GA, both buried Mars Hill.
(Book I; Constituting Member: 6-1-1799 John Stroud; Sarah Stroud.
Member List: By Letter: #1 John Stroud Dead. Minutes: 7-13-1799: John Stround, chosen deacon; 1-3-1801: Brother John Stroud, confessed to much drinking;
2-13-1802: John Stroud, to consult for best place to situate the meeting house;
3-19-1803: John Stroud; ordained deacon; 9-13-1805: Brother Aaron Parker chosen deacon in place of John Stroud.
Burial: Mars Hill Cemetery Watkinsville Oconee County Georgia, USA
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