John Alden3 III was the fourth child of John Alden, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Phillips Everill Alden. He was born March 12, 1663 at Boston, Massachusetts and died there on Feburary 1, 1729/30. He was a grandson of Mayflower Passengers John Alden and his wife Priscilla Alden Mullins.
He and his first wife had twelve children: Elizabeth, Hannah, John, Mary, Katherine, Gillam, Ann, Nathaniel, Thomas, Katherine, Thomas, and William.
John Alden III was a mariner, as was his father. He also used the title 'Captain" and the prefix "Jr." He went on an expedition to Fort Royal to protect the English garrison there. He and his father were on another such expedition when taken by the French in 1691 and held for the exchange of French prisoners held by Massachusetts. He made his will on May 5, 1717.
So far, no source has been entered on this record for a marriage of John Alden to Elizabeth Phelps. She has been removed as wife.
Was buried in Kings Chapel Burying Ground located in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
John and Elizabeth (Gwinn) Alden had the following (12) children:
Marriage: "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHQ3-D9Q : 4 November 2017), John Alden and Anna Brame, 01 May 1718; citing Marriage, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 818,093.
Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
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