2889. Hudson


  1. William Hudson (ca. 1560–1619) m. 1585 Gaynor Galley (d. 1617); Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, Eng.
  2. William Hudson (1589–1662) m. 1612 Susan Neale (d. aft. 1634); Charlestown, Boston, Mass.; Chatham, Kent, Eng.
  3. Francis Hudson (1615–1700) m. (1) ca. 1639 Mary ____ (d. 1694); Boston, Mass.
  4. Susan Hudson (1645–aft. 1703) m. (2) ca. 1677 Edmund Perkins (d. 1693); Boston, Mass.


There is a standard treatment in print for each generation in this lineage. For the earliest, in England, it is now Randy A. West, The English Origin of William¹ Hudson of Charlestown and Boston, Massachusetts, New England Historical and Genealogical Register 176 (2022): 286-9. West also incorporates facts on the family of the second William that were not previously uncovered by Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620–1633, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1036-7, and Robert Charles Anderson, The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England, 1629–1630 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 385-8. Lastly, there is also a biography of Francis in Alicia Crane Williams, Early Families of New England, 2 vols. to date (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015–9), 1:150-4.

Related surnames

361. Perkins

No additional information on the Galley and Neale families is available at this time.

Created 10 June 2003; last updated 5 November 2022.
Austin W. Spencer | email: spencer@rootedancestry.com