John ALDEN

Male 1740 - 1817  (77 years)


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  • Name John ALDEN  [2, 3
    • John Alden was a private in Lt. Nathaniel Pope's company, Col. John Hathaway's regiment, in the American Revolution, served six days on an alarm to Rhode Island (MSSR, 1:108; called Captain in DAR Patriot Index).

      In 1790, John Alden of New Bedford had a household consisting of two males over 16, three males under age 16, five females, and one "other person" (M637-4, p.48). In 1800 there was one male 10-16, two males 16-26, one male over 45, two females 16-26, and two females over 45 (M32-19, p.419). In 1810 there was one male 16-26, one male over 45, one female 16-26 and one female over 45 (M252-17 p. 264).

      On 10 September 1806 John Alden of Middleborough, yeoman, gave to John Alden, Jr., of New Bedford, eight acres of cedar swamp in the 26 Men's Purchase and half of the tenth lot in the great Cedar Swamp. On 20 March 1811 Seth Alden of Middleborough, yeoman, sold to John Alden of New Bedford, 36 1/2 acres being the half of the home farm where "my father John & I now dwell." Both deeds were recorded on 22 march 1811 (Plymouth Co LR, 115:233).

      John Alden, merchant of Fairhaven, made his will 28 March 1817, proved 1 July 1817, naming his wife Lois; children John (one half of the pew on the low floor of the Congregational Meeting House, (Seth, Nathan, Mary Tompkins, Sally Johnson, and Lydia Church; grandsons Francis LeBaron Alden and Gideon Augustus Alden; and his grandsons Ebenezer and Samuel, sons of his son John (two pews in the gallery) (Bristol Co PR 53:579, 580). [1]
    Born 27 Jan 1739/40 or 7 Feb 1740  Middleborough, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 May 1817  Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I01638  Main Tree
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2019 

    Father John ALDEN,   b. 10 Sep or 08 Oct 1718, Middleboro, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1821, Middleboro, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lydia LAZELL,   b. 5 Jan 1722/3, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1749, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 03 May 1739  Middleboro, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married 14 May 1739  Middleboro, Massachustts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F16557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lois SOUTHWORTH,   b. 10 Jan 1741, Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1819, Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 May 1766  Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary ALDEN,   b. 16 Feb 1767, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. John ALDEN,   b. 9 Sep 1771, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Sarah ALDEN,   b. 15 Jun 1773, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Lydia ALDEN,   b. 2 Oct 1775, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Lois ALDEN,   b. 8 Apr 1778, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Gideon Southworth ALDEN,   b. 10 Feb 1780, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Seth ALDEN,   b. 26 Nov 1783, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F39069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1766 - Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1817 - Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02657] Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. 16 John Alden Part 3.

    2. [S02763] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1934, Vol. 88 July.

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