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William Alden (1669 - 1729)

William Alden
Born in Boston, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 21 May 1691 in Boston, MAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

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.

Children

William and Mary (Drury) Alden had the following (7) children:[1]

  1. Mary, b. 14 Feb. 1693; died 27 Oct. 1702
  2. Elizabeth, b. 10 March 1695; m. Thomas Betterley
  3. William, b. 23 July 1697; died before 14 Jan. 1728
  4. Lydia, b. 22 Dec. 1701; m. Peter Britton
  5. Mary, b. 12 June 1706; m. Joseph Gale
  6. Drury, b. 12 May 1708; died before 14 Jan. 1728
  7. John, b. 22 Jan. 1711; died before 14 Jan. 1728

Sources

  1. 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. Page 94
  • 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]


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