Colonel James Lockhart Scudder

Male 1823 - 1882  (59 years)


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  • Name James Lockhart Scudder 
    Prefix Colonel 
    Born 23 Mar 1823  Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  District 7, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cemetery Willow Mount Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 60A2688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000BC8C 
    Died 5 Dec 1882  Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3697  Scudder
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2015 

    Father Major Philip Johnston Scudder,   b. 16 Jul 1791, Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1830, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Harriet Payne Whitney,   b. Abt 1795,   d. 1873, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1821  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    _UID 6F92688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000BB8C 
    Family ID F1656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Davidson,   b. 9 Sep 1833, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1919, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Oct 1852  Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID 8D92688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000D96C 
    Children 
     1. Marie Louise Scudder,   b. 5 Dec 1854, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1934, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Philip Johnston Scudder,   b. 3 Dec 1855, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1931, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Caroline Scudder,   b. Abt 1860, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1887, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     4. Jennie Davidson Scudder,   b. Oct 1864, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900  (Age ~ 37 years)
     5. James Bailey Scudder,   b. 6 Oct 1866, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1911  (Age 44 years)
     6. George Davidson Scudder,   b. Abt 1867, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 14 years)
     7. Theodosia Scudder,   b. Abt 1869, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870  (Age ~ 2 years)
     8. Alberta Marks Scudder,   b. 3 Nov 1876, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1952, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James was a lieutenant of a cavalry company in the Mexican War. He lost an eye in the Battle of Monterey. Upon his return, he practiced law, and was district attorney.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Genealogy of Descendants of Jacob Scudder T-2-3-7-Partial and Descendants of Peter Scudder T-2-3-11, Edwin Lefort Soper; comp., (Scudder Association Bulletin), Vol. XXVII, p. 22, Dec 1976.

    2. [S628] 1880 United States Census, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, February 19, 2003), FHL Film 1255244; National Archives Film T9-1244; Page 238B.