Meet A Scudder

Memorial-Day

Two Scudders Who Dearly Need To Be REMEMBERED

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.

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Chruch of the Crossroads Honolulu., HI

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.

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