Zachariah Alden

Birth
Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Jan 1672 (aged 5–6)
Massachusetts, USA
Burial Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 197396172 · View Source
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Info had before was b. 1636 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
d.13 January 1688 - Massachusetts, United States, aged 52 years old

Grand Parents:
John Blunden Alden 1599-1687
Priscilla Sarah Mullins 1601-1685

Relatives:
F Hannah Alden 1622/-1703
F Elizabeth Alden 1624-1717
M John Alden 1626-1701
M Joseph Alden 1627-1696
F Sarah Alden 1629-1688
F Priscilla Alden 1630-1688
M Jonathan Alden 1632-1696
F Mary Alden 1635-1688
F Ruth Alden 1635-1674
F Rebecca Alden 1637-1699
M David Alden 1646-1719
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Member $47105066 Mary on 11 Jun 2019
Zachariah Alden
Hello! This is regarding Memorial # 197396172 for Zachariah Alden. Extensive research by the Mayflower Society has found that John Alden and Priscilla Mullins did not have a son named Zachariah:

"Some accounts of the family of John Alden include a son Zachariah, who had a daughter Anne Alden who married in 1699 Josiah Snell. In 1948 Hallock P. Long demonstrated that this son never existed, and that Anna Alden was almost certainly the daughter of John Alden's son Jonathan [NEHGR 102:82-86; see also MF 16:1:45, 122-23]."

See https://mayflower.americanancestors.org/john-alden-biography

Based on this, changed parents..
This memorial reflects a Zachariah Alden as the son of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins. Extensive research has shown this is not the case. There are two Zachariah Aldens, one born in 1666, died before 1672 and one born in 1672, died before 1709. Both of these were the sons of John Alden (1626) and Elizabeth Phillips making them the grandsons of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins.
From: wkadams (#48093138)13 Jun 2019


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  • Created by: Dedicated ~ Aurorae Little ¥ UE
  • Added: 8 Mar 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 197396172
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zachariah Alden (1666–13 Jan 1672), Find a Grave Memorial no. 197396172, citing Myles Standish Burying Ground, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Dedicated ~ Aurorae Little ¥ UE (contributor 48644964) .