Dr. John Anderson Scudder

Male 1832 - 1896  (63 years)


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  • Name John Anderson Scudder 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 1 Nov 1832  Daviess county, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Veale, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Veale, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 62A3688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000BFBB 
    Died 3 Feb 1896  Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3826  Scudder
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2009 

    Father Jacob Forman Scudder,   b. 24 Sep 1802, Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1844, Veal, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Matilda Arrell,   b. 22 Jan 1815, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1889, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1831  [1
    _UID D785688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100001649 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen S. Van Trees,   b. 13 Jul 1839, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1922, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1859  Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    _UID E592688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000031EC 
    Children 
     1. Dr. Charles Prentiss Scudder,   b. 29 Sep 1859, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1927, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Matilda Forman Scudder,   b. 2 Aug 1861, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1958, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     3. Laura Grant Scudder,   b. 20 Jul 1863, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1925, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Anna Van Trees Scudder,   b. Jun 1865, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1929, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     5. William Scudder,   b. Abt 1867,   d. CHILD
     6. John Scudder,   b. Abt 1870,   d. CHILD
     7. David Arrell Scudder,   b. 20 Sep 1873, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1897, Washington, Daviess, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John was brought up on the family farm in Veal Township, and secured the same knd of education obtained by other young men of that day. At the age of twenty-two he began the study of medicine with Dr. S.W. Peck, a practicing physician of Washington, attended lectures, and graduated at the Miami Medical College at Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1857. He then returned to Washington and began the practice of medicine.

      John served as surgeon in the 65th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry two years during the Civil Was. He was commissioned 5 April 1862, and resigned 20 February 1864.

      In politics he was a Republican, was a member of the I.O.O.F., of the K. of H. and of the G.A.R.

  • 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. 19, Dec 1976.

    2. [S571] 1880 United States Census, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, December 27, 2002), FHL Film 1254271; National Archives Film T9-0271; Page 555A.

    3. [S855] Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1845-1920, (Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940), Book 1, Page 689.