Rev. John Prudden1

M, #870, b. 9 November 1645, d. 11 December 1725
Last Edited: 15 Dec 2013


Father: Rev. Peter Prudden1 b. 1601, d. 6 Jul 1656
Mother: Joanna Boyse1



John Prudden Jr.1 b. 1672, d. c 1715
Joanna Prudden+ 1 b. 16 Dec 1692, d. 1768


  • Note*: "In 1668 he was graduated at Harvard College...On May 24, 1670, he pastor at Jamaica, L. I....After 1674 he preached for some time at Rye and Bedford, N. Y....He returned to Jamaica in 1676....It has been said that Rev. John Prudden was the first regular pastor of the first regularly organized Presbyterian Church in America...In 1689 he was chosen, by Jamica, Deputy to the Colonial Assembly of New York. [pastor at Newark 1692 to 1699.] "devoted himself to teaching. Many of his scholars became prominent."
    (See extensive biography, this citation.)2


  1. [S227] James W. Moore, Rev John Moore.
  2. [S227] James W. Moore, Rev John Moore, p. 170-174.