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William Dudley

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Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Eliot Burying Grounds, Roxbury, Massachusetts
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Son of Joseph Dudley and Rebecca Dudley
Husband of Elizabeth Dudley
Father of Thomas Dudley; Joseph Dudley; Lucy Dudley; Elizabeth Richards; Rebecca Gerrish and 4 others
Brother of Thomas Dudley; Edward Dudley; Hon. Paul Dudley; Samuel Dudley; John Dudley and 5 others

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About William Dudley

Dudley, Massachusetts is named for brothers Paul and William Dudley, who were its first proprietors

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudley,_Massachusetts Dudley was first settled in 1714 and was officially incorporated in 1732. The town was named for landholders Paul and William Dudley.[1] In April 1776, on his way to New York City from Boston after his victory in the Siege of Boston, General George Washington camped in the town of Dudley with the Continental Army along what is now a portion of Route 31 near the Connecticut border. During the trip, it is rumored that a "large cache" of captured and recovered British weaponry and supplies was ordered "concealed in the grounds" in the rural area along the route. The cache, hidden to resupply reinforcements from Massachusetts or to cover a retreat from the south, were never used or recorded as having been recovered.[2] Union soldiers from Dudley, the 15th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, suffered heavy casualties inflicted by the Confederacy during the Battle of Gettysburg.[3] Dudley was the primary manufacturer of "Brogan boots" worn by the Union Army and produced the majority of the standard issue Union uniforms worn during the Civil War.[4]

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William Dudley's Timeline

1686
October 20, 1686
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1690
1690
Age 3
1704
1704
Age 17
Harvard Coll
1721
March 10, 1721
Age 34
1724
1724
Age 37
1726
1726
Age 39
1728
1728
Age 41
1729
1729
Age 42
1731
September 9, 1731
Age 44
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1732
1732
Age 45