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Capt Seth Alden
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1710
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1784
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Inscription ~
~ The corps in silent darkness lies,
~ Our friend is dead, the Captain dies.
~ In peace he lived, in peace he died,
~ Sleeps sweetly by his consort's side.
~ In this dark cell they both must lie,
~ Till the archangel rends the sky,
~ And Saints ascend to Christ on high.

Son of Joseph Alden and Hannah, nee Dunham, Alden.

Married in 1740 to Mehitabel Carver, daughter of Eleazar Carver. She died in 1757.

They were the parents of Oliver (b. 1740-1825), Seth (b. 1741-1775), Caleb (1744-1747) and Joseph (b. 1747-1803).

Married in 1758 to Jael Hayward, widow of Timothy Hayward. At the time of her marriage to Hayward she was the Widow Peterson.

His Alden lineage:
~ John Alden and Priscilla Mullins
~ Joseph Alden/Mary Simmons
~ Joseph Alden/Hannah Dunham
4th gen - Capt. Seth Alden

Sources: History of Bridgewater by Nahum Mitchell, pg 85 (pub. 1840, 1897, 1970, 1975) and Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater Massachusetts by Williams Latham (pub. 1882). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Alden (1667 - 1747)
  Hannah Dunham Alden (1670 - 1747)
 
 Spouses:
  Mehitabel Carver Alden (1705 - 1757)
  Jael Peterson Alden (____ - 1781)*
 
 Children:
  Oliver Alden (1740 - 1825)*
  Seth Alden (1741 - 1775)*
  Caleb Alden (1744 - 1747)*
  Joseph Alden (1747 - 1803)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel B Alden (1691 - 1767)*
  Eleazar Alden (1694 - 1773)*
  Samuel Alden (1705 - 1783)*
  Mehetabel Alden Eaton (1707 - 1739)*
  Seth Alden (1710 - 1784)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Cemetery
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section A, grave 17
 
Created by: Nan
Record added: Sep 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21783028
Capt Seth Alden
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Capt Seth Alden
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Capt Seth Alden
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Rest in Peace. Seth. From an Alden decendant.
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Apr. 29, 2012

- eobfindagrave
 Added: Nov. 25, 2007

- Nan
 Added: Sep. 26, 2007
 
 
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