Silas ALDEN

Male 1739 - 1764  (24 years)


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  • Name Silas ALDEN  [2
    • In his will of 14 May 1763 (Proved 24 August 1763) David Alden of Middleborough gave his son Silas land in Middleborough; and Silas was to share with his siblings in the lot in Ashford (Plymouth Co PR #77, 16:503-04).

      Silence Alden was appointed administratrix for the estate of her husband, Silas Alden of Middleborough, yeoman, 5 November 1764. the inventory dated 4 February 1765 included L774.2s.4d in real estate. As Silence Leonard, administratrix, she rendered the account, 18 May 1768 (Plymouth Co PR, #180, 17:135, 19:207, 20:331). Silas Alden's share of his father's Ashford, Connecticut, land was signed for by Henery Leonard Jr. husbandman of Middleborough, and Silence Leonard,dated 14 May 1768 (Ashford LR 11:11). Silence Leonard of Middleborough petitioned the court of the third Tuesday of May 1770 to sell real estate of Silas Alden, late of Middleborough yeoman, request signed by her husband Henry Leonard (Suffolk Files, #142,354).

      Solomon and David Alden requested that Job Alden be appointed the guardian of the children of their brother Silas. On 22 November 1770 he was appointed the guardian of Roscinda, under 14 years of age, and on 10 December 1770 he was appointed the guardian of Silence, under 14 (Plymouth Co PR, #181).
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    Born 10 Oct 1739  Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Mar 1764  Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I93684  Main Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2019 

    Father David ALDEN,   b. 18 May 1702, Middleboro, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1763, Middleboro, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Judith PADELFORD,   b. 1708, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1802, Middleboro, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Bef 1728  [3
    Family ID F02557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Silence DEAN 
    Married 7 Sep 1761  Raynham, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Rosinda ALDEN,   b. Abt 1761/2,   d. 13 Oct 1837  (Age ~ 75 years)  [Birth]
     2. Silence ALDEN,   b. Abt 1763/4  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F39132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02657] Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. 16 John Alden Part 3.

    2. [S4885] Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. 16 John Alden Part 1 .

    3. [S03208] RootsWeb: World Connect - Padelford2 by Mary Toluchanian.