Records for Virginia indicate that Richard Louder was in Accomac County, as early as 1637; that William Louder was in Northcumberland County, as early as 1659; and that James Louder was in Isle of Wight County, as early as 1648. The will of Edward Lowder, who died 11 April 1747, was proved in New Castle County, Delaware. His wife's name was Mary.
John Louder and his wife Hannah were received at New Garden Monthly Meeting, in Roan County, North Carolina, on 26 August 1780, on request. They were attending Center Monthly Meeting in 1782, and Westfield Monthly Meeting in 1790.