Elizabeth Stoughton1

#2542, (between 1584 and 1600 - before 30 March 1647)
Relationship8th great-grandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*Rev. Thomas Stoughton1 (s 1555 - )
Mother*Katherine Montpesson1 (1564 - 1603)

Family 1

John Scudder b. 1590, d. c 1625
Children 1.Elizabeth1 Scudder8 (c 1615 - 1616)
 2.Thomas1 Scudder8 (1617 - c 1617)
 3.John Scudder Jr.+8 (1618 - b 1690)
 4.Thomas Scudder9 (1620 - )
 5.Elizabeth Scudder9 (1625 - 1682)

Family 2

Robert Chamberlain b. bt 1582 - 1583, d. 1639
Children 1.Samuel Chamberlain10 (1628 - 1649)
 2.Joanna Chamberlain+10 (1630 - 1711)
 3.Sarah Chamberlain10 (1632 - 1635)
Elizabeth and Abigail are poss. same person.2 
For more details, see TAG 72:285-300 "A New England Immigrant Kinship Network," by Jane Fletcher Fiske, F. A. S. G.3 
Her married name was Scudder.4 
Her married name was Chamberlain.5 
Birth*between 1584 and 1600She was born between 1584 and 1600 at EnglandG.1 
Marriage*1613She married John Scudder, son of Henry Scudder, in 1613 at Maldon, Essex, EnglandG.6 
Marriage*30 April 1627She married Robert Chamberlain, son of Rev. Thomas Chamberlain and ____ _____, on 30 April 1627 at EnglandG.5 
circa 1640She migrated to MassachusettsG circa 1640.5 
Death*before 30 March 1647She died before 30 March 1647 at Ipswich, Essex Co., MassachusettsG; intestate.7 
Probate*30 March 1647Her estate was probated on 30 March 1647 at Court at Ipswich, Essex Co., MassachusettsG.7 


  1. [S301] Adrian Benjamin Burke, John Blythe Dobson and Janet Chevalley Wolfe, "The Exhurst Ancestry of the Stoughton Siblings of New England", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 165,166 (Oct. 2011, Jan. 2012): Four children of the nonconforming English minister Thomas A Stoughton immigrated to New England between 1630 and 1644: brothers Thomas1 and Israel1 and their sisters Judith1 (Stoughton) (Denman) Smead and Elizabeth1 (Stoughton) (Scudder) Chamberlayne.

    [citing 1 "Ethel McLaughlin Turner and Paul Boynton Turner, The English Ancestry of Thomas Stoughton 1588–1661 . . . (Waterloo, Wis.: Artcraft Press, 1958). See also Ralph M. Stoughton, “The Stoughton Families of Dorchester, Mass., and Windsor, Conn.,” The American Genealogist 29 (1953):193–204; Genevieve Tylee Kiepura, “Widow Judith Smead of Dorchester, Mass., and her Stoughton, Denman, and Maxfield Connections,” The American Genealogist 41 (1965):30–35; Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620–1633, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 1995), 3:1773–79, especially at 1776 (for Israel and Thomas Stoughton); and Jane Fletcher Fiske, “A New England Immigrant Kinship Network: Notes on the English Origins of the Scudders of Salem and Barnstable, Massachusetts, Bridget (——) (Verry) Giles of Salem, and Joanna (Chamberlain) Betts of Long Island,” The American Genealogist 72 (1997):285–300, especially at 289, 295–97, which corrects a number of errors and omissions in earlier works. See also two articles by John Blythe Dobson, “A Note on the Reverend Robert Chamberlayne of Strood, Kent: Father-in-Law of Capt. Richard1 Betts of Newtown, Long Island,” The American Genealogist 79 (2004):228–34, and “Chamberlaynes in the Ancestry of the Betts Family of Newtown, Long Island,” The American Genealogist 82 (2007):227–30. Elizabeth1 Stoughton was misidentified in Turner and Turner at p. 62.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S2080] Jane Fletcher Fiske, "A New England Immigrant Kinship Network", The American Genealogist 72:285-300 (1997).
  4. [S302] Miner Descent, online minerdescent.com, John Scudder was born in 1590 at Horton Kirby, Kent, England. His parents were Henry SCUDDER and Elizabeth HALE. His immigrant brother Thomas of Salem also had a daughter named Elizabeth who is sometimes confused with her cousin, John’s daughter Elizabeth. John married Elizabeth STOUGHTON in 1613 in Maldon, Essex, England. John died in 1625 in Strood, Kent, England and did not immigrate. [http://minerdescent.com/2011/04/10/john-scudder/
  5. [S302] Miner Descent, online minerdescent.com, After John died, on 30 Apr 1627 she married Robert Chamberlain. After Robert died, in 1639, as a two time widow, and following her Stoughton brothers and her Scudder kin, she migrated to America about 1640. [http://minerdescent.com/2011/04/10/john-scudder/
  6. [S2080] Jane Fletcher Fiske, "New England Immigrant Kinship Network", pp. 295-7, citing Genevieve Tylee Kiepura, “Stoughton—Knight Data," TAG 33 (1957):105-112.
  7. [S602] George Francis Dow, compiler, Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County Massachusetts (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911–1919), I:112, Ipswich Court, 30 Mar 1647: "Mrs. Chamberline, dying intestate, an inventory of her estate, amounting to 321i. 4s. 5d., was filed. Ordered to be divided, two parts to the son, and one part to the daughter. Mr. Whitingham and Joseph Medcalfe to be administrators. Marke Symonds and Edward Browne to help divide the goods. — Waste Book."
  8. [S2080] Jane Fletcher Fiske, "New England Immigrant Kinship Network", pp. 295-97, sketch of John Scudder.
  9. [S302] Miner Descent, online minerdescent.com, Children of John and Elizabeth:
         Name      Born      Married      Departed
    1.      Elizabeth Scudder      1614
    Strood, Kent, England           1616
    Strood, Kent, England
    2.      Thomas Scudder      1617
    Strood, Kent, England           1617
    Strood, Kent, England
    3.      John Scudder      1618
    Strood, Kent, England      Hannah [__?__]
    1645 in Boston, Suffolk, Mass      15 Apr 1690 Barnstable, Barnstable, Mass
    4.      Thomas Scudder      1620
    Strood, Kent, England           
    5.      Elizabeth SCUDDER      31 Jul 1625 – Strood, Kent, England      Samuel LATHROP
    28 Nov 1644 in Barnstable, Mass.      1 Sep 1682
    Norwich, CT.

  10. [S302] Miner Descent, online minerdescent.com, Children of Elizabeth and Robert Chamberlain
    Name       Born       Married       Departed
    6. Samuel Chamberlain      1628
    Strood, Kent, England            1649 Mass.
    7. Joanna Chamerlain       1630
    Strood, England Richard Betts       1711 Newtown, Long Island, NY
    8. Sarah Chamberlain      1632
    Strood, England            1635 England