Nathaniel Scudder was a physician and patriot leader during the Revolutionary War. He served as a delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress, He wrote a series of impassioned letters to New Jersey leaders urging the adoption of the Articles, and when New Jersey’s legislature approved them in November 1777, he signed them for the state at Congress. Scudder dropped his medical practice to serve in the military, and he led a regiment in the Battle of Monmouth in June 1778.
In Honor of Mother’s Day, We Again Share Why We Love Aunt Ida: How Ida S. Scudder’s Sacrifice to Honor and Serve Her Ill Mother Expanded to Bless Millions
“‘’Illay,* Amma,’ the brahmin replied proudly. ‘I would not think of having a man deliver my wife: I would rather that she should die than be seen by another man. If you cannot come, I must lose her.’ Ida had pled with the husband to let her father, Dr. John, deliver the baby, but to no avail. She had even offered to go with them and do what she could under her father’s direction, but the Brahmin was adamant. She had no medical training: she was forced to let this husband go without aid for his dying wife.
To wish you a happy Easter we are sharing a link to a beautiful, soothing and moving Easter concert that celebrates and depicts the life of Christ through music and art—through string and orchestral music with visuals from European artists’ paintings of Jesus Christ and some Bible video footage.
A Christmas Gift to You from Amos and Jedediah Scudder, etc,, and the Miracle of The Battle of Trenton with No ‘Summer American Soldiers or Sunshine Patriots There!’
The American army was in precarious condition in Pennsylvania, just across the Delaware River from New Jersey. Its numbers were estimated to have dwindled from 30,000 in the summer to 3,000. Washington’s soldiers were not well furnished, having had to leave supplies as they fled New York.
Jack Gillmar’s India Trip October 2022
This is a slide presentation of pictures and information during Jack Gillmar’s (SAF Board Member) recent trip to Southern India and visits of Scudder Memorial Hospital (SMH), Christian Medical College (CMC), and the various sites supported by both and our foundation.
Honoring Our Cousins-in Arms
This Veterans Day, please join us in honoring our armed forces, both past and present. A member of our family has served in every U.S. Military conflict since the founding of our republic. The Scudder name is deeply entwined in this country's history, and we are proud...
“Curiosity is what distinguishes us from the cabbages:” 110th Anniversary of Preserving and Sharing Scudder Family History
“Curiosity is what distinguishes us from the cabbages:” 110th Anniversary of Preserving and Sharing Scudder Family History By Margery Boyden, Scudder Association Foundation Historian, © Scudder Association Foundation, 2022 A group of Scudders, who with a sense for...
Honoring The Queen
We at the Scudder Association Foundation, would like to express our deepest sympathies to our British relatives and friends regarding the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The British Commonwealth was blessed to have a truly unique and historic individual, a force to be reckoned with.
CMC Vellore Videos
CMC Vellore Videos by Jack Gillmar - Scudder Association Foundation Board Member "I have researched CMC on youtube.com where there are lots of good videos on CMC. These four that I have screened and attached below make a very nice set." Jack- Gillmar Our...
Creating a Multi-racial Democracy, The Scudders of Hawaii
The first Scudders to Hawaii grew up in India in the 1860s and 70s. As children of the second generation of American Scudder Protestant missionaries in British India, their parents were doctors and teachers offering alternatives to the Hindu caste system and Islamic fundamentalism with the teachings of Jesus. Scudder involvement in India continues to this day.
Calvin’s Crusaders In The Wars That Made America
We would like to share a review of this book written by one of our ‘distant’ cousins and current Foundation Board Director. living in Wiesbaden, Germany. David T. Fisher
Meet Meredith Scudder
2020 was the year that set Scottie Scheffler’s career into overdrive. He tied for fourth at the PGA Championship, shot 12-under 59 at The Northern Trust, and was named the 2020 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. It’s also no coincidence 2020 was the year he married his high school sweetheart, who just so happens to be a Scudder.