Facts and Events
"of highest repute and in public service." and "a prominent man in Duxbury..." He was one of the last magistrates of Plymouth as a separate colony. David was also representative of Duxbury for many years in the Old Colony Court, and one of the Assistants in 1690.
- Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:23.
ALDEN, DAVID, Duxbury, s[on]. of John of the Mayflower, was rep[resentative]. 1689 and 90, after the overthrow of Andros; but Farmer was, I doubt, under mistake in making him Assist[ant]. 1690; and Winsor follow[ed]. him. His w[ife]. was Mary, d[aughter]. of Constant Southworth, by wh[om]. he had Benjamin, Samuel, and Alice.
- Edward Robinson. ROBINSON: Memoir of Rev. William Robinson, p. 17.
- Edwin Welch Burch. BURCH: A Burch Book. (Monarch Printing Co., Council Bluffs, Iowas, 1925), p. 25 or 253.
- James Bowen Johnson. JOHNSON: The Johnson Memorial. (Washington DC: Howard University Print, 1895), p. 16.
- Susan Roser. Mayflower Increasings. (2nd Edition, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, 1995), p. 7.
- 11. David Alden, in Alden Kindred of America Genealogy Database.
"11. David Alden (John) was born in 1645/1650 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA, US. He died about 1718/1719.
David married Mary Southworth about 1670 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA, US. Mary was born in 1654 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA, US. She died after 28 Mar 1718."
- ↑ "David Alden's Estate", in Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Mayflower Descendant: An Illustrated Quarterly Magazine of Pilgrim Genealogy, History and Biography, 6:239.
Executed deed 5 Jun 1718 to "my Son in Law Judah Padduck of Yarmouth ... And to my Daughter Alice Padduck his Wife" [so alive on this date], died before 1 Apr 1719 when bond posted for Benjamin Alden of Duxbury, administrator of estate of "Mr David Alden Late of Duxborough Afores'd deceased". Inventory taken 12 May 1719.
Deed 6 Oct 1724 Samuel Cheesebrough and Priscilla his wife sell their quarter share of David's land to John Seabury. Deed 14 Dec 1725 "Deacon John Seabury & his Wife Elizabeth Seabury" sell that quarter plus their own quarter (half altogether) to Ebenezer Hathway.
Partition 14 Jan 1727, divides the land of David Alden, one quarter going to "Samuel Sprague & Ruth his Wife of Rochester", one quarter going to "Joudah Paddacke & Alice his Wife of Yarmouth", and remaining half to "Ebenezer Hathway of Freetown" who bought it above.