Judge Edward Wallace Scudder[1]

Male 1822 - 1893  (70 years)


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  • Name Edward Wallace Scudder 
    Prefix Judge 
    Born 11 Aug 1822  Scudder's Falls, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    MARR 23 May 1847 
    Census 1850  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Chambersburg, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 9EC4688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100001C6A 
    Died 3 Feb 1893  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I9734  Scudder
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2013 

    Father Jasper Smith Scudder,   b. 17 Oct 1797, Ewing, Hunterdon, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1877, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Stillwell Reeder,   b. 20 May 1797, Ewing, Hunterdon, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1882  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1821 
    _UID 49A2688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000A51C 
    Notes 
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      !TAKEN FROM FAMILY TREE MAKER, CD 182 FAMILY HISTORY" NEW JERSEY GENEALOGIES #1, GENEALOGIES OF NEW JERSEY FAMILIES, VOLUME I, THE SMITH FAMILY OF BEDFORD, N.Y., AND MADIDENHEAD, N.J.

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    Family ID F3685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Louisa Drake,   b. 30 Nov 1823, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1890  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 23 May 1848 
    Married 26 May 1936  Logan, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 4DA2688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000A95C 
    Notes 
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      !TAKEN FROM FAMILY TREE MAKER, CD 182 FAMILY HISTORY" NEW JERSEY GENEALOGIES #1, GENEALOGIES OF NEW JERSEY FAMILIES, VOLUME I, THE SMITH FAMILY OF BEDFORD, N.Y., AND MADIDENHEAD, N.J.

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    Children 
     1. Edmund Drake Scudder,   b. 12 Aug 1849, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1873, Point Pleasant, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     2. Henry Darcy Scudder,   b. 3 Oct 1851, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1930, Belmar, Monmouth, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Wallace McIlvaine Scudder,   b. 26 Dec 1853, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1931, Newark, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. George Drake Scudder,   b. 20 Nov 1856, Newark, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1921, Portsmouth, Scioto, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Mary Scudder,   b. 10 Mar 1858, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1938, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Louisa Scudder,   b. 10 Jan 1862, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1947, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F3687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edward graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton). He was a student under Hon. William L. Dayton, and attorney in 1844. He practiced his profession in Trenton. In 1863, he represented the county in the State Senate, and in 1865 was the president of that body. On 23 March 1869, he was appointed justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and was reappointed 23 March 1876, and again 15 January 1883. He received the degree of Doctor of Laws from his alma mater in 1880. For more than 20 years he was a trustee of the Princeton Theological Seminary.

  • Sources 
    1. [S108] Ancestors of Linda Gene Smith Spencer, Spencer, Linda Gene Smith, comp. , (GEDCOM file downloaded from World Wide Web, 23 January 1999 ).

    2. [S551] 1880 United States Census, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, November 22, 2002), FHL Film 1254789; National Archives Film T9-0789; Page 509B.

    3. [S697] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of April 25, 2003), Film #: 458649.