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  • ID: ind00877
  • Name: Cornelia Anderson SCUDDER
  • Given Name: Cornelia Anderson
  • Surname: Scudder
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 16 MAR 1803 in Freehold, Monmouth Co., NJ
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  • Death: 17 SEP 1868
  • Age: 65y 6m 1d in Schenectady, NY
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  • Burial: Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY
  • Note: b. Freehold, Monmouth, NJ; d/o Nathaniel Scudder and Isabella Anderson; 1850 US Federal Census, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1855 New York State Census, E.D.1, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY; 1860 US Federal Census, Schenectady, Schenectady Co., NY; d. Schenectady, NY; bur. Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, NY; [New York Wills and Probate Records - Name: Cornelia Fonda; Probate Date: 14 May 1878; Probate County: Schenectady; Executor: Theodosia C. Fonda]; [Died - In Schenectady, Sept. 17th, Cornelia Scudder, widow of the late Rev. J. D. Fonda. Times (Troy, NY), Saturday, September 26, 1868]; [The first American medical missionary to India was Dr. John Scudder (Cornelia's brother), who went to Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1819, and later to India. (J. T. Aitken et al 1984:125). Dr. Scudder had degrees in both theology and medicine, and was thoroughly committed to serving God through medical missions. Five sons, one daughter, and three grandsons of this great man became medical missionaries. Over the next four generations of Scudders, 42 served over 1100 years of missionary service. The granddaughter of Dr. John, Dr. Ida S. Scudder, was the founder of Vellore Christian Medical College and Hospital in India in 1900. In 1971, it had a staff of 262 full-time doctors and 292 graduate students. (James C. Hefley 1971:10)] >> <<

    Marriage 1 Jacob Douw FONDA b: 19 OCT 1793 in New York
    • Married: 23 JUL 1821 Religious Marriage in Tennent, Monmouth Co., NJ
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      m. Tennent, Monmouth Co., NJ; [New Jersey Marriage Records - Rev. Fonda; Birth Year: ; Marriage Date: 23 Jul 1821; Spouse: Cornelia Scudder; Marriage Place: Trenton, Mercer]; [New Jersey Marriage Records - Jacob D Fondy; Birth Year: ; Marriage Date: 27 Jul 1821; Spouse: Cornelia Scudder; Marriage Place: Monmouth]
    1. Has Children Matilda Scudder FONDA b: JUN 1821 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    2. Has Children Theodore Jacob FONDA Esq. b: 28 JUL 1825 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    3. Has No Children Louisa Scudder FONDA b: 1827 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth J. FONDA b: 14 APR 1829 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co., NY
    5. Has No Children William Scudder FONDA b: 06 DEC 1830 in Greenwich, Washington Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Frances Deare FONDA b: 10 SEP 1834 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    7. Has No Children Theodosia C. FONDA b: 1839 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
    8. Has No Children Caroline Scudder FONDA b: 1840 in Caughnawaga, Montgomery Co., NY
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