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Samuel Prudden, Rev

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Milford, New Haven, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Peter Prudden; Peter Prudden; Joanna Prudden (Boyse) and Joanna Bishop
Husband of Grace Judson
Father of Peter PRUDDEN; Samuel Prudden, Sr; John Prudden; Joanna Fenn; Mary PRUDDEN and 5 others
Brother of Joanna Chittenden; Mary Walker; Elizabeth Burr; Rev. John Prudden; Abigail Mary Hubbell (Prudden) and 10 others

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About Samuel Prudden, Rev

Samuel Prudden. Born ca 1643 in Milford, CT. Samuel was baptized in First Congregational Society, Milford, on 18 Feb 1643/4.69 Samuel died in 1685 in Milford, CT.69

On 30 Dec 1669 Samuel married Grace Judson, daughter of Lieut. Joseph Judson (ca 1618/9-8 Oct 1690) & Sarah Porter (ca 1624/5-16 Mar 1696/7), in Stratford, CT. Born on 19 Feb 1651 in Stratford, CT.69 Grace died in Jan 1723/4 in Milford, CT.

Grace first married Samuel Prudden, second Thomas Clark.

Their chidren include:

  1. Peter Prudden (28 Jul 1671-19 May 1705)
  2. Samuel Prudden (10 Aug 1673-17 Oct 1742)
  3. Joanna Prudden (1 May 1676-2 Jun 1740)
  4. John Prudden (20 Mar 1680-16 Jan 1762)
  5. Mary Prudden (11 Aug 1681-)
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  • 'Peter Prudden; a story of his life and New Haven and Milford, Conn. (1901)
  • Capt. and Mrs. Willett first resided in New York, and then removed to Rehoboth and Swansea, Mass., where he died in 1674. The record of the letter which received her again into the fellowship of Milford church shows that Mrs. Willett returned shortly after Capt. Willett's death to Milford.
  • Although past sixty years of age Mrs. Joanna Prudden Willett was again sought in marriage and became the wife of the Rev. John Bishop, for fifty years pastor in Stamford, Conn.* He was a few years her junior, a widower with several grown-up children, and with him she lived until her death. Neither the date of this marriage, nor of her death, nor of the place of her burial is known. In a letter from Rev. John Bishop to Increase Mather, written in 1681, he sends his "Greetings" and those of his wife, "who was Mrs. Willet, to good Mrs. Mather."
    • The following is a copy of
      • "Last Will of Joanna, wife of Rev. Peter Prudden."
    • The last will and testament of Mrs. Joanna Bishop, sometime Prudden, late of Milford, now of Stamford in the ....
    • * Rev. John Bishop walked all the way from Boston to Stamford with his Bible under his arm accompanying two men who had been sent to invite him to become pastor of the Stamford church. This Bible is still owned by his descendants. ....
  • Pg. 63
  • The children of Peter Prudden1 and Joanna Boyse1 -- daughter of Rev. John Boyse and Joana Boyse of Halifax,* England:
    • I. Joanna2, born August, 1640, married __ Chittenden.
    • II. Mary2, born Jan., 1641, married Zacheriah Walker as his first wife. ....
    • (1) III. Elizabeth2, born Feb., 1642, baptized 4th of March, 1643. Married, name unknown.
    • ' (2) IV. Samuel2, born Feb., 1643, died 1685; lived in Milford.+
    • V. John2, born Nov., 1645 in Milford, died Dec. 11, 1725, ....
    • VI. Abigail2, baptized Dec., 1647, married Joseph Walker of Stratford, Nov. 14, 1667. Married, second, Richard Hubbell, in 1688. ....
    • VII. Sarah2, born May 12, 1650, married Gideon Allen.
    • VIII. Peter2, born May 26, 1652, died June 10, 1652.
    • IX. Mildred2, born March, 1653, married Lieut. Sylvanus Baldwin, 20th of Sept., 1671, died Jan. 6, 1712. ......
  • Pg. 72
  • '(I) Children of Samuel Prudden2 (son of Peter1) and Grace Judson were :
    • I. Peter3 born July 28, 1671, died May 19, 1705. He is said to have studied for the ministry and to have been drowned.
    • II. Samuel3, born Aug. 10, 1673 (no date of death given, probably an infant).
    • III. Joanna3 born March 1, 1676, married James Fenn of Milford.
    • (3) IV. Samuel3, born June, 1677, lived in Milford, died Oct. 17, 1742, married Hannah Clark, daughter of Thomas Clark whose mother was a Gilbert. She is believed to have been Hannah, daughter of Matthew Gilbert, the Deputy-Governor of New Haven Colony. The will of this Samuel Prudden, found in the Appendix XVI, gives a fair idea of the condition of the family as regards property, one hundred years after the settlement of Miiford.+
    • (4) V. John3, born March 20, 1680, died 1762, married Mary Clark in 1707.*+
    • VI. Mary, born Aug. 11, 1681.
    • * Mr. Pond of Milford thought that the two brothers, Samuel and John, of this generation married first cousins, Clarks.
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Samuel Prudden, Rev's Timeline

February 18, 1643
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
February 18, 1643
February 18, 1643
Milford, n-Hvn, Ct
February 18, 1643
Milford, N-Hvn, Ct
February 18, 1643
Milford, N-Hvn, CT
July 28, 1671
Age 28
Milford, New Haven, CT
August 10, 1673
Age 30
Milford, New Haven, CT
March 1, 1676
Age 33
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
May 1, 1676
Age 33
Milford, New Haven, CT