no image

William Alden (1669 - 1729)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
William Alden
Born in Boston, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 May 1691 in Boston, MAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 27 Jul 2019 | Created 10 Jan 2009
This page has been accessed 1,380 times.
The Mayflower.
William Alden was related to a passenger on the Mayflower.
Join: Mayflower Project
Discuss: mayflower


Birth: 10 SEP 1669 at Boston, Massachusetts

Death: 10 FEB 1728 at Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Burial: King's Chapel, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Baptism: 8 MAY 1670, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

William Alden was the tenth child of John Alden, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Phillips Everill Alden. He was born September 10, 1669 at Boston, Massachusetts. On October 1, 1691 he married Mary Drury, the daughter of John Drury and Mary Weare. He and his wife had seven children: Mary, Elizabeth, William, Lydia, Mary, Drury, and John. He died on February 10, 1728/9. His wife, sons and one daughter apparently pre-deceased him. He mentioned in wis will daughters Elizabeth, Lydia, and Mary.

William Alden was a mariner; he was the master on several ship and pilot on another.


  • Source: Woodworth-Barnes, Esther Littleford and Williams, Alicia Crane, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 16 Part 1 of 3, John Alden, Boston, Mass.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002.
  • Source: World Family Tree Vol. 8, Ed. 1, Brøderbund Software, Inc., 1997, Media Family Archive CD
  • Source: Information was taken from the Alden Kindred website [1]

WikiTree Cobtributions

Sue Fitzpatrick, Marsha Johnson, Aaron Stump, Becky Syphers, Wilfred Vasile, Charles Seamon, Barbara Corley

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is William your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate, or
 star icon contact private message private message a profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of William's DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Rejected matches › William Alden AldrichDerek W. Alden

William is 17 degrees from Cari Starosta, 15 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.