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Elisabeth Alden Pabodie
Birth: 1624
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 31, 1717
Little Compton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Folk Figure. Long acclaimed as the first child of European parents to be born in New England. Born the eldest child of noted Mayflower passengers Priscilla Mullins and John Alden in the Plymouth colony (present day Massachusetts). She was described by those who knew her as a woman of great character, and fine presence, very tall and handsome." She married William Pabodie on December 26, 1644 and settled in Duxbury, Massachusetts where he served as town clerk. The couple had thirteen children before moving to Little Compton, Rhode Island. She died there at about age 94. Among her descendants was the poet most credited with making famous her parents through his work, 'The Courtship of Miles Standish,' Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Her name has also been recorded as Elizabeth Paybody. (bio by: Iola) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Alden (1598 - 1687)
  Priscilla Mullins Alden (1602 - 1685)
 
 Spouse:
  William Pabodie (1620 - 1707)
 
 Children:
  John Pabodie (1645 - 1669)*
  Elizabeth Pabodie Rogers (1647 - 1677)*
  Mary Pabodie Southworth (1648 - ____)*
  Mercy Pabodie Simmons (1649 - 1728)*
  Martha Pabodie Fobes (1650 - 1711)*
  Priscilla Pabodie (1652 - 1653)*
  Priscilla Pabodie Wiswall (1654 - 1724)*
  Sarah Pabodie Coe (1656 - 1740)*
  Ruth Pabodie Bartlett (1658 - 1725)*
  Rebekah Pabodie Southworth (1660 - 1702)*
  Hannah Pabodie Churchill (1662 - 1723)*
  William Pabodie (1664 - 1744)*
  Lydia Pabodie Grinnell (1667 - 1748)*
 
 Siblings:
  Priscilla Alden*
  Elisabeth Alden Pabodie (1624 - 1717)
  John Alden (1626 - 1702)*
  Sarah Alden Standish (1627 - 1688)*
  Joseph Alden (1627 - 1697)*
  Jonathan Alden (1632 - 1697)*
  Ruth Alden Bass (1637 - 1674)*
  Mary Alden (1638 - 1688)*
  David Alden (1646 - 1719)*
  Rebecca Alden Delano (1649 - 1688)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Commons Burial Ground
Little Compton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.50948, -71.17172
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Sinacola
Record added: Oct 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6868310
Elisabeth <i>Alden</i> Pabodie
Added by: Iola
 
Elisabeth <i>Alden</i> Pabodie
Added by: R. Digati
 
Elisabeth <i>Alden</i> Pabodie
Added by: Bruce Filgate
 
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