Myron Tracy Scudder

Myron Tracy Scudder

Male 1860 - 1935  (75 years)

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  • Name Myron Tracy Scudder 
    Born 28 Sep 1860  Palmaner, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    AFN SFXB-M8 
    Census 1870  Hudson, Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Upper Red Hook, Dutchess, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 0CA7688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100006D97 
    Died 28 Dec 1935  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4295  Scudder
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 

    Father Dr. Ezekiel Carman Scudder,   b. 20 Oct 1828, Panditeripo, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1896, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ruth Tracy,   b. 29 May 1832, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1897, Asbury Park, Glouchester, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1855  Columbus, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    _UID 1394688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000061EA 
    Family ID F1866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Welton Mereness,   b. 2 Apr 1871, Fort Plain, Montgomery, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1892, Gloversville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1889  Fort Plain, Montgomery, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _UID D5B3688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000042DB 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Mereness Scudder,   b. 2 Apr 1892, Plattsburg, Clinton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1969, Arlington, Tarrant, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F5931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Nevius Dumont,   b. 6 Oct 1870, Far Hills, Somerset, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910  (Age > 41 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1897  Far Hills, Somerset, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    _UID D3B3688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000040BB 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Dumont Scudder,   b. 4 Aug 1900, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1948, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F5930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Myron T. Scudder.jpg
    Myron T. Scudder.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Myron was a pioneer in Progressive Education, who introduced the Montessori Method in New York, helped to found the Campfire Girls of America, was Principal of a Norman School and of a Preparatory School, and Professor of Education at Rutgers and at the University of Virginia. He helped John Dewey in originating the Dewey Decimal System of Classification, and founded the Scudder School for Girls in New York.

  • Sources 
    1. [S300] Family Group Record for Ezekiel Carman Scudder and Sarah Tracy, Holt, Marybeth R., comp., (downloaded from the World Wide Web, 25 July 1999 ).

    2. [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. 245.

    3. [S97] A Thousand Years in Thy Sight, the Story of the Scudder Missionaries of India, Scudder, Dorothy Jealous, comp., (New York: Vantage Press, 1984), p. xii.

    4. [S305] Family Group Record for Myron Tracy Scudder and Elizabeth Mereness, Holt, Maybeth R., comp., (downloaded from the World Wide Web, 25 July 1999 ).

    5. [S304] Family Group Record for Myron Tracy Scudder and Martha Dumont, Holt, Maybeth R., comp., (downloaded from the World Wide Web, 25 July 1999 ).