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  Henry Ludlow was from Hill-Deverill, Wiltshire Co. England. He married Jane Moore.

1. George Ludlow  died 1580. In 1657, he was the sheriff of Wiltshire Co. England. He married Edith Winslow, 3rd daughter of Lord Winslow.

Their son:

(1).  Thomas Ludlow who died in 1607, maried Jane Plyle


A.  Gabriel Ludlow Feb 10,  1587 Dinton, Wiltshire Co. England.   He was called to the Bar in 1620, was Barriester in 1657. He married Phyllis _____.


(a).  Gabriel Ludlow Aug 13, 1622, was admitted into Middle Temple in 1638. He was killed at the Battle of Newberry in 1644.

(b). Lt. Col. Thomas Ludlow Nov 1,1624 and he emigrated to Virginia, settling in York Co. He inherited his uncle George Ludlow's estate in VA. He married Mary ____. She remarried Rev. Peter Temple of York Parish and they returned to England.

(c). Francis Ludlow born Sept 10, 1626, lived in Lancaster Co. VA., died 1670. In the probate of his will he mentions Col. John Carter, deceased, and his brother John Ludlow, also deceased.

(d). John Ludlow

(e). Sarah Ludlow, was the 4th wife of Col. John Carter, parents of King Carter.

B.  Roger Ludlow Mar 7, 1590. In 1630 he was appointed as assistant by the General Court of Massachusetts for 4 years. He became Deputy Governor in 1634 and removed to Windsor Connecticut where he held public office for many years. In 1654 he went to Virginia and by 1656 he was in Ireland.

C. Thomas Ludlow Mar 3, 1593, died 1646,  married Jane Bennett and they had several children.

D. George Ludlow Sept 15,1596, died 1656, went to Virginia about 1641. He was Justice of Peace for York Co. VA. and a member of the Council 1642-46. In 1644 he bought the former estate of Gov. Harvey. He left in his will his estate and lands and servants in VA to his nephew, Thomas Ludlow. He also gave him 1/16th part of the ship "MAYFLOWER" which Capt Wm. White is commander. He purchased this from Samuel Harwar of London, a merchant.



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