|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1773|
~ Lord, in the dust he must abide,
~ There sleeping by his consort's side;
~ Ye children living come and see
~ Where both your once loved parents be.
~ Then follow in the paths they trod,
~ Till you shall rest with Christ in God.
Son of Joseph Alden (1667-1747) and Hannah, nee Dunham, Alden (1670-1747).
Married May 11, 1720 to Martha, nee Shaw, Alden (1700-1769).
Father of Jonathan (b.1721), Eleazar (b. 1723), Abraham (b. 1725), David (b. 1727), Joshua (b. 1729), Caleb (b. 1731), Ezra (b. 1734) and Timothy (b.1736).
His Alden lineage:
1st gen - John Alden and Priscilla Mullens
2nd gen - Joseph Alden/Mary Simmons
3rd gen - Joseph Alden/Hannah Dunham
4th gen - Eleazar Alden
Sources: History of Bridgewater by Nahum Mitchell, page 85 (pub. 1840, 1897, 1970, 1975) and Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater Massachusetts by Williams Latham (pub. 1882).
Joseph Alden (1667 - 1747)
Hannah Dunham Alden (1670 - 1748)
Martha Shaw Alden (1700 - 1760)*
Eleazer Alden (1723 - 1803)*
Joshua Alden (1729 - 1809)*
Plot: Section A, grave 15
Created by: Nan
Record added: Sep 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21773794