|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1741|
|Death: ||Aug. 29, 1775|
Son of Capt. Seth (1710-1784) and Mehitabel, nee Carver, Alden.
Married in 1767 to Mary Carver, daughter of Eleazar and Hepzibah, nee Perkins, Carver.
Seth and Mary lost three children in August of 1775 ~
~ Betsey, age 2, on the 8th
~ Seth, age 7, on the 10th
~ Mehetable, age 5, on the 11th
Then Seth, their father, died on the 29th, age 34.
All were descendants of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins.
Although he lost his three children before he died, Seth's line was continued as Mary was with child at the time of his death. A son, also named Seth, was born the next May. In 1880 he married Sally Snell, daughter of William and Eunice, nee Cary, Snell and they had a son, William Snell Alden.
Sources: History of Bridgewater by Nahum Mitchell, pgs 87 and 313 (pub. 1840, 1897, 1970, 1975) and Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater Massachusetts by Williams Latham (pub. 1882).
Seth Alden (1710 - 1784)
Mehitabel Carver Alden (1705 - 1757)
Mary Carver Alden (1748 - 1811)*
Seth Alden (1769 - 1775)*
Mehetable Alden (1771 - 1775)*
Betsey Alden (1773 - 1775)*
Oliver Alden (1740 - 1825)*
Seth Alden (1741 - 1775)
Caleb Alden (1744 - 1747)*
Joseph Alden (1747 - 1803)*
In Memory of Mr.
Seth Alden Jun he
died Augst ye 29th
1775, in ye 34th
year of his age.
My time is spent, my days are past,
Eternity must count the rest;
My glass is out, my race is run,
The holy will of God is done.
Plot: Section B, grave 238
Created by: Nan
Record added: Nov 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22678975
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