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John Alden

John Alden

Male Abt 1599 - 1686  (~ 87 years)

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  • Name John Alden 
    Born Abt 1599  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1620  [2
    He came to New England on board the Mayflower. When the Mayflower stopped at Southampton, England for supplies, John Alden was brought on board as a cooper. Once in New England, he decided to stay. 
    Moved to 1632  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Home of John and Priscilla Alden
    Home of John and Priscilla Alden
    Office Held 1641  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He was elected the Representative to the Plymouth Colony General Court. He served again in 1642, 1644, 1646, and 1649. 
    Office Held 1664  [2
    John Alden served twice as acting Governor of Plymouth Colony in the absence of the Governor. 
    Died 12 Sep 1686  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Complier's Note 2007  [2
    There is much confusion about the number and order of John Alden's children. I have chosen to use the number and order from the Great Migration Begins (1995). Some list a Zachariah as a child, but this has been disproved. 
    Person ID I1570  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2018 

    Family Priscilla Mullins,   b. Abt 1604, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1651  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1623  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Alden,   b. Abt 1624, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1717, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)  [Birth]
     2. John Alden,   b. Abt 1626, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1701/02, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [Birth]
     3. Joseph Alden,   b. Abt 1627, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1696/97  (Age ~ 70 years)  [Birth]
     4. Priscilla Alden,   b. Abt 1630  [Birth]
     5. Jonathan Alden,   b. Abt 1632, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1697, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)  [Birth]
     6. Sarah Alden,   b. Abt 1634, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Ruth Alden,   b. Abt 1636, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1674, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [Birth]
     8. Mary Alden,   b. Abt 1638  [Birth]
    +9. Rebecca Alden,   b. Abt 1640, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 24 Oct 1699  (Age ~ 59 years)  [Birth]
     10. David Alden,   b. Abt 1642, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 20 Mar 1719  (Age ~ 77 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F1342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1599 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1623 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - 1632 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected the Representative to the Plymouth Colony General Court. He served again in 1642, 1644, 1646, and 1649. - 1641 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1686 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John and Priscilla Alden
    John and Priscilla Alden

  • Sources 
    1. [S910] Winsor, Justin. History of the Town of Duxbury, Massachusetts with Genealogical Registers, (Boston: Crosby & Nichols, 1849).

    2. [S90] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, volume I (A-F), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 1995).

    3. [S1243] Johnson, Caleb. "The Probable English Origin of Mayflower Passenger Peter Browne, and His Association with Mayflower Passenger William Mullins", (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 79, July 2004).