GivingTuesday this year is December 1st and was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. On this Giving Tuesday, learn how you can support the 200 plus year Scudder tradition of doing good.
Elizabeth Scudder, born 1625, Strood, Kent, wife of Samuel Lathrop (Lothrop): A Genteel Hand That Rocked a Remarkable Cradle
The old saying, “The hand that rocks the cradle is that hand that rules the world,” seems particularly fitting for Elizabeth (Scudder) Lathrop. Many in her posterity have been motivated by a strong desire to make the world a better place.
Elizabeth Scudder, Wife of Samuel Lathrop (Lothrop): Was the Immigrant Ancestress of These Remarkable Descendants
Among the many thousands of descendants of Elizabeth2 (Scudder) Lathrop, there were public servants and ministers and missionaries who have served throughout the globe.
It all started with a phone call. What was going to be a simple outing to a car museum for my dad’s 79th birthday, turned into a deep dive into my family’s ancestry with several surprising connections along the way.
The first document to prove that Thomas Scudder (T) of Horton Kirby, Kent, England was in America is dated 25 December 1637 and is found on the Salem, Massachusetts Town Records under Land Grants, B. Records in England show that Thomas Scudder…