Ephraim Scudder[1, 2]

Male 1743 - 1788  (45 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Scudder 
    Born 1743  Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cemetery Westfield Presbyterian Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID B49E688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100000C90 
    Died 12 Dec 1788  Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3227  Scudder
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2017 

    Father Captain John Scudder,   b. Abt 1700, Elizabeth Town, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1777, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Sarah Davis,   b. 1710,   d. 6 Nov 1784  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1736  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    _UID E58D688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100002CA1 
    Family ID F1075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Spinning,   b. 1750,   d. 1814, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1768  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 05A1688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000060CD 
    Children 
     1. Rachel Scudder,   b. 2 Jul 1768, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1818, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Ephraim Scudder,   b. 22 Jun 1769, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1849, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Sarah Scudder,   b. 27 Oct 1771, Westfield, Union, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1847, Essex county, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Elizabeth Scudder,   c. 14 Nov 1773, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Arrowsmith Scudder,   b. 6 Nov 1775, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1846  (Age 70 years)
     6. Amos Scudder,   b. 14 Feb 1779, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1856, Plainfield, Somerset, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Anna Scudder,   c. 7 Jul 1782, Westfield, Union, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865  (Age ~ 82 years)
     8. Phebe Scudder,   b. 12 Apr 1785, Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1868, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     9. John Spinning Scudder,   b. 3 Jan 1788, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1865, Westfield, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F3523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ephriam served as a captain in the Essex county militia during the Revolutionary War. He settled in Westfield in the vicinity of Central Avenue, near the Lehigh Valley tracks. He was a member of the jury that convicted James Morgan for the murder of the Reverend James Caldwell.

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Genealogy of Early Settlers in Trenton and Ewing, "Old Hunterdon County," New Jersey, Eli F. Cooley; comp., (Trenton, N.J.: W.S. Sharp Printing Co., 1883; rpt.), p. 227.

    2. [S95] John Scudder III (1675-1738) of Essex County, New Jersey, David B. Scudder; comp, (Scudder Searches), Vol. II, No. 1, p. 5, Winter 1990.

    3. [S20] Scudders in the American Revolution, Hamilton Cochran; ed., (Chester, PA: John Spencer, Inc., 1976), p. 79.