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Zachariah Alden (abt. 1672 - 1709)

Zachariah Alden
Born about in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Husband of — married 13 Jan 1700 in Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Died at about age 37 in Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2009
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Zachariah Alden was the eleventh child of John Alden, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Phillips Everill Alden. He was born February 18,1672 at Boston, Massachusetts. He was baptized at the Old South Church of Boston on February 23, 1672. He married on January 13, 1700 Mary Viall. She was the daughter of John Viall and his wife Mary (Williams) Viall. The Aldens had three children: Zachariah, Mary, and Elizabeth.

Zachariah graduated from Harvard College in 1692. He was apparently a mariner by profession, as was several of his brothers. He seems to have died at sea. His estate was declared insolvent.


Zachariah and Mary (Viall) Alden had the following (3) children:[1]

  1. Zechariah, b. 11 Oct. 1701; m. Jemima Hall; m. Lydia Crane
  2. Mary, baptized 26 Mar. 1704; m. Samuel Kneeland
  3. Elizabeth, b. 1706-1707; m. Timothy Green


  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 95
  • Source: Woodworth-Barnes, Esther Littleford and Williams, Alicia Crane, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 16 Part 1 of 3, John Alden, Boston, Massachusetts, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002.
  • Source: According to the Alden Kindred website: "Zachariah Alden and Henry Alden have both been incorrectly identified as sons of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins in various publications. For information on the genealogy of Henry Alden, see Mayflower Descendant 43:21-29,133-138; 44:27-30,181-184."
  • Source: Zacariah Alden

Richard (4) of Schoharie County, New York And His Mid West and Western Descendants, Compiled 1985 By Better Innes Bradway, 1119 Hedgewood Lane, Schenectady, New York 12309 Note: Book in Hands of Frieda and Kearney Greenwald, Roy, Utah 84037


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posted by Tim Prince
Hello. I'm taking part in this weekend's attempt to clean out the error reports. This profile is creating an error because the biography hasn't been cleaned from multiple past merges. Since it's a PPP, I'm asking that a PM do the clean-out. Thank you!
posted by Susan Anderson
Is it possible his 3 wives name Mary are Same?
posted by Renee Malloy Esq

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