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Deacon Silas Alden
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1736
Needham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1826

Needham births: ALDEN, Silas, s. John and Thankful, Oct. 23, 1736.

Attleborough marriages: ALDEN, Silas [of Needham. int.], and Margaret Capron [of A. int.], Apr. 10, 1760.

Needham deaths: ALDEN, Silas, Dea. d. Feb. 22, 1826, In his 89th y.

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols.:
Alden, Silas, Needham.Ensign, Capt. Robert Smith's co., Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 14 days; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Robert Smith's co.; service, 4 days, at the taking of Dorchester Heights, in March, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Robert Smith's (4th) co., Col. William McIntosh's (1st Suffolk Co.) regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned May 10, 1776; also, Capt. Thomas Mayo, Jr.'s, co., Col. Eleazer Weld's regt.; enlisted Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 29, 1776; service, 20 days, at Hull and Castle Island; also, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co., Col. McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 23, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 15 days; marched to Roxbury.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Alden (1704 - 1783)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Capron Alden (1741 - 1821)
 
 Children:
  Silas Alden (1767 - 1840)*
 
 Sibling:
  Alice Alden Capron (1733 - 1825)*
  Silas Alden (1736 - 1826)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
DEA. SILAS ALDEN,
Died Feb. 22, 1826
Aged 89 yrs.

MARGARET,
wife of
DEA. SILAS ALDEN,
Died Jan. 7, 1821
Aged 79 yrs.

Precious in the sight of the Lord
is the death of his saints.

 
Note: Verse is from Psalm 116:15.
 
Burial:
Needham Cemetery
Needham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: Oct 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60307699
Deacon Silas Alden
Added by: Bill Boyington
 
Deacon Silas Alden
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- Joy
 Added: Nov. 29, 2015

- Elisabeth
 Added: Nov. 29, 2015
an Alden decendant
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Mar. 27, 2013
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