David Alden

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
John Alden to Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
John Adams & John Quncy Adams - Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
David Alden, son of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins, was born at Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, between 1645 and 1650.1 He died at Duxbury, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, between 2 July 1718 and 1 April 1719.1

David married Mary Southworth, daughter of Constant Southworth and Elizabeth Collier, before 1674.1,2

David Alden was named Constable for Duxbury, 7 Jun 1676; selectman in 1691; treasurer in 1701.

He was granted land by his father, Duxbury, and serveral share's in his father's right.

In 1717 and 1718 he gave away most of his land to his children while he was still living, the last being to son-in-law Judah Paddock and his wife Alice Paddock, not long before John died, 5 June 1718. He died intestate, the bond for the administration of his estate being dated 1 April 1719. The inventory shows five remaining tracts which were subsequently disposed of by his children.3

Family

Mary Southworth b. say 1654, d. aft. 28 Mar 1718
Children
  • Ruth Alden4 b. abt. 1674, d. 2 Jul 1758
  • Elizabeth Alden5 b. abt. 1676, d. 4 Jan 1771
  • Priscilla Alden+5 b. say 1680, d. aft. 10 Apr 1742
  • Benjamin Alden5 b. say 1680, d. 14 Apr 1741
  • Alice Alden5 b. abt. 1686, d. 12 Jul 1774
  • Samuel Alden5 b. Dec 1688, d. Feb 1781

Citations

  1. [S632] Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Mass. December 1620 Volume 16, Part 1, Family of John Alden (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1999), 52-54, further cited as MF 16.
  2. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 15, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  3. [S632] Woodworth-Barnes, MF 16, 53-54.
  4. [S632] Woodworth-Barnes, MF 16, 20-54.
  5. [S632] Woodworth-Barnes, MF 16, 54, 163-172.