This is just a shot in the dark, but the Hudson, NY connection seems a bit too coincidental. My father is Richard Aiken (b.1930, d. 1995). His father is Arthur Aiken (b.appox. 1895, d. appox.1955). They were all born in Hudson NY. I understand my great grandfather (name unknown) also lived with my father and grandfather in Hudson (on Clinton St.). There may be a connection between your Hudson AKINS and my AIKEN's.My grandmother (Arthur's wife) is Martha (Saeger).
It's possible Arthur Akins (b 1859, son of Edward and Hannah) is some relation (great great grandfather?).
I'm new at this geneology stuff and have very limited information beyond my grandfather's name and birthplace.