Notes for WILLIAM WATERBURY SCUDDER, REV:
Son of Dr John and Harriet (Waterbury) Scudder.
Born: September, 1823 in Pandittaripo, Ceylon, Sri Lanka.
Died: 1895 in Ceylon, Sri Lanka.
Immigration: February 5, 1852 - Returned to US.
Married: (1) Katherine Hastings September 24, 1846 in Unknown.
(2) Elizabeth Knight 1850 in Unknown.
(3) Frances Rousseau 1859 in Unknown.
The Scudders in India devoted more than 1,100 combined years to Christian medical mission service in South India by 42 members of 4 generations of the family.
He gave twenty-two years of service to India, was then a congregational pastor for eleven years in America. When he was sixty years old he went back to India for nine years of labour, and died in 1895.