Oct. 23, 1736 Needham Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA
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.