1635 - 1697

  • BIRTH: 1635, Scituate, Plymouth, MA [1082]
  • BAPTISM: 3 May 1635, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
  • DEATH: 1697 [1083]
Father: James CUDWORTH
Mother: Mary PARKER

Family 1 : Mary HOWLAND
  • MARRIAGE: BEF 1665, Scituate, Plymouth, MA [5669]

                                     _Rauf CUDWORTH __+
                   _Ralph CUDWORTH _|
                  |                 |_Jane ASHTON ____+
 _James CUDWORTH _|
|                 |                  _John MACHELL ___
|                 |_Mary MACHELL ___|
|                                   |_Jane WOODROOFE _
|--James CUDWORTH 
|                                    _________________
|                  _________________|
|                 |                 |_________________
|_Mary PARKER ____|
                  |                  _________________

[1084] "Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts to the Year 1850"
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Boston, MA.,1909
Birth: "1635; Cuddworth (see Cudworth), James, s. ____, bp. May 3, 1635. C.R.1."

"Records of the Cudworth Family, A History of the Ancestors and
Descendants of James Cudworth of Scituate, MA"
W. John Calder; 1941; p. 24
"James Cudworth, like all of the young men of the Scituate settlement,
received a good family education, since the heads of these families were
substantial men, largely from Kent, England and were themselves similarly
endowed. James at an early age joined the militia, and in 1652 at the
age of 17 was a captain. In 1654-5 he married Mary Howland, daughter of
Henry, and niece of John (the pilgrim of the Mayflower). James left no
will and no division of property, but the Court appointed Mary his

"The Howlands In America"
William Howland
The Pilgrim John Howland Society
Detroit, MI: 1939

"The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633"
Robert Charles Anderson
Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995.
"MARY, b. say 1643; m. by 1665 James Cudworth (eldest child b. Scituate 3 June 1665)."

"History of Scituate, Massachusetts"
Samuel Deane
Boston, MA; James Loring: 1831
"Capt. James, the oldest son. had lands in Freetown, in his father's right, and may have
resided there for a time, but most of his children are recorded in Scituate. They were
Mary born 1667, Sarah 1669, Capt. James 1670, who deceased at Freetown, 1729, Joanna 1671,
(wife of Zachary Colman 1696), Elizabeth 1672. Abigail 1674, John 1677. John (last named)
settled in Scituate. and left sons, John born 1706, James 1715. both of whom left sons.
Capt. James, sen. deceased before 1699. His widow Mary deceased 1699, leaving legacies 'to
sons James and John, and daughters Mary, Sarah, Joanna Colman, and Eliz. and Abigail.'"

"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
James Savage
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862
Repub. Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1998
v1 pp481-482: "Cudworth, James, Scituate 1634, by Deane is suppos. to have come in the
Charles with Hatherly 1632, a very valua. man, join. the ch. 18 Jan. 1635, with his w. wh.
bore him James, bapt. 3 May 1635, under his own roof, prob. the place where the congr.
then worship.
"Cudworth, James, Scituate, s. of the preced. had Mary, b. 1667; Sarah,
1669; James, 1670; Joanna, 1671; Elizabeth 1672; Abigail, 1674; and John, 1677; all liv.
at his d. His wid. Mary d. 1699."

"New England Marriages Prior To 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey,
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"CUDWORTH, James2 (1635-1697) & Mary [HOWLAND] (-1699); by 1665; Scituate"

[1082] [S60] Records of the Cudworth Family; W. John Calder; 1941; p. 22

[1083] [S60] Records of the Cudworth Family; W. John Calder; 1941; p. 22

[5669] [S60] Records of the Cudworth Family; W. John Calder; 1941; p. 22

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