James Cudworth and Mary Howland
7x Great Grandparents
Birth 3 MAY 1635 • Scituate, Massachusetts
Death 17 DEC 1697 • Scituate, Massachusetts
James Cudworth (1615-16810
Mary Parker (1615-1681)
Birth 23 JUL 1637 • Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death 17 JUN 1674 • Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Henry Howland (1604-1671)
Mary Sarah Newland (1609-1674)
England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973
James Cudworth II was born in the town of Scituate (est. 1630), Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, to Gen. James Cudworth Sr.(the “Men of Kent”) and wife Mary Sarah Goodman Cudworth. He married Mary Howland in 1664, daughter of Henry Howland and wife Mary Howland and they had ten children, all born in Scituate. James and Mary lived for a few years in Freetown and owned lands there, but spent most of their lives in Scituate. Both James & Mary died in Scituate and are thought to be buried at the Meeting House Cemetery.
There is a historical marker in the center of the cemetery, also called the Men of Kent Cemetery, honoring his father and the other “Men of Kent” – Not all the Men of Kent were buried there. His father is among those noted as a founder of the town in 1630.
Updated 08/13/2015, with thanks to contributed corrections by findagrave.com member, Don Blauvelt.
Mary Howland Cudworth*
Mary Cudworth Whitcomb*
- Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection – Deaths, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001, search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5771.
- Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 May 2018), memorial page for Mary Parker Cudworth (1606–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37543465, ; Maintained by Linda Mac (contributor 47062703) Unknown.