. A local and now forgotten name, often spelled Scadding, for the South Precinct of
Braintree, later incorporated as the town of Randolph (Pattee, Old Braintree and Quincy
, p. 56). Moses Taft’s meetinghouse was in the South Precinct.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.