|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1710|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 1784|
~ 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).
Mehitabel Carver Alden (1705 - 1757)
Jael Peterson Alden (____ - 1781)*
Seth Alden (1741 - 1775)*
Caleb Alden (1744 - 1747)*
Plot: Section A, grave 17
Created by: Nan
Record added: Sep 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21783028