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Mercy Alden

Female 1696 - 1775  (78 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mercy Alden was born on 30 Oct 1696 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of Isaac Alden and Mehitable Allen); died on 12 May 1775 in North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Main Street Cemetery, North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Mercy married Zaccheus Packard on 21 Oct 1725 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Zaccheus (son of Zaccheus Packard and Sarah Howard) was born on 4 Sep 1693 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 8 Nov 1775 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Main Street Cemetery, North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Eleazar Packard was born on 24 Sep 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 13 Feb 1803 in Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Isaac Alden was born before 1667 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts (son of Joseph Alden and Mary Simonson); died on 24 Jun 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Isaac married Mehitable Allen on 2 Dec 1685 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Mehitable (daughter of Samuel Allen and Sarah Partridge) was born on 20 Jan 1666 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 20 Oct 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mehitable Allen was born on 20 Jan 1666 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of Samuel Allen and Sarah Partridge); died after 20 Oct 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1665

    Children:
    1. 1. Mercy Alden was born on 30 Oct 1696 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 12 May 1775 in North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried in Main Street Cemetery, North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joseph Alden was born after 22 May 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts (son of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins); died on 8 Feb 1697 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Aft 27 May 1627, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Joseph married Mary Simonson about 1660. Mary (daughter of Moses Simonson and Sarah) was born about 1641 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 10 Mar 1697 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Simonson was born about 1641 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts (daughter of Moses Simonson and Sarah); died after 10 Mar 1697 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Also called Mary Simmons.

    Children:
    1. 2. Isaac Alden was born before 1667 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 24 Jun 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Samuel Allen was born on 10 Nov 1632 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of Samuel Allen and Ann); died before 4 Jan 1707 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Samuel married Sarah Partridge before 1660. Sarah (daughter of George Partridge and Sarah Tracy) was born about 1639; died on 30 Sep 1717 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Sarah Partridge was born about 1639 (daughter of George Partridge and Sarah Tracy); died on 30 Sep 1717 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 2 Sep 1639, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 3. Mehitable Allen was born on 20 Jan 1666 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 20 Oct 1727 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Alden was born about 1599; died on 12 Sep 1687 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1598

    Notes:

    Emigrated on the Mayflower, 1620. Removed to Duxbury 1632. He was a cooper, and a signer of the Mayflower Compact. A protagonist of Longfellow's "The Courtship of Miles Standish", which may or may not be grounded in actual events.

    He was hired at the port of Southampton, but despite the strenuous efforts of many researchers over many years, absolutely nothing has been proved about his English origins.

    Deputy Governor of Plymouth, 7 Mar 1665 and 30 Oct 1667. Treasurer 3 Jun 1656, 3 Jun 1657, 1 Jun 1658. Council of War 27 Sep 1642, 10 Oct 1643, 2 Jun 1646, 6 Apr 1653, 12 May 1653, 1 Jun 1658, 2 Apr 1667. Committee to revise laws 4 Jun 1645, 3 Jun 1657. Committee on Kennebec trade 3 Mar 1645, 7 Jun 1648, 8 Jun 1649, 5 Mar 1656. He was literate. "Although there is no direct evidence for his literary and educational attainments, his extensive public service, including especially his appointments as colony treasurer and to committees on revising the laws, certainly indicates that he must have been well-educated." [Robert Charles Anderson, The Pilgrim Migration, citation details below.]

    John Alden (1599-1687) = Priscilla Mullins (d. aft. 1651)
    Ruth Alden (~1640-1674) = John Bass (1630-1716)
    Hannah Bass (1667-1705) = Joseph Adams, Jr. (1654-1737)
    John Adams (1691-1761) = Susanna Boylston (1709-1797)
    John Adams (1735-1826) = Abigail Smith (1744-1818), 2nd President of the United States
    John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), 6th President of the United States

    John Alden (1599-1687) = Priscilla Mullins (d. aft. 1651)
    Rebecca Alden = Thomas Delano
    Jonathan Delano (~1675-1765) = Hannah Doty (1675-1764)
    Jonathan Delano (1701-~1745) = Elizabeth Winslow (1707-~1745)
    Elizabeth Delano (b. 1725) = John Penney (1721-~1756)
    Jonathan Penney (~1754-~1812) = Priscilla Grover (1757-~1820)
    Priscilla Pinney (~1778-1811) = Luther Franklin (1780-1861)
    Abigail Franklin (1811-1892) = Hiram D. Moor (1812-1888)
    Victoria Josephine Moor (1846-1885) = John Calvin Coolidge (1845-1926)
    (John) Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), 30th President of the United States

    John married Priscilla Mullins about 1623 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Priscilla (daughter of William Mullins and Alice) was born about 1602; died after 1651. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Priscilla Mullins was born about 1602 (daughter of William Mullins and Alice); died after 1651.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1600 to 1605
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1603
    • Alternate death: Bef 1687, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Emigrated on the Mayflower, 1620.

    She may have been a daughter of an earlier wife of William Mullins, rather than of Alice.

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Alden was born about 1624 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 31 May 1717 in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island.
    2. 4. Joseph Alden was born after 22 May 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 8 Feb 1697 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    3. Sarah Alden was born about 1634; died before 13 Jun 1688.
    4. Rebecca Alden was born about 1640; died before 13 Jun 1688.
    5. David Alden was born about 1642; died between 5 Jun 1718 and 1 Apr 1719.

  3. 10.  Moses Simonson was born about 1605; died after 17 Jun 1689.

    Notes:

    Sometimes called Moses Simmons, Simons.

    Arrived in 1621 on the Fortune, from Leiden. In Plymouth, then Duxbury.

    Moses married Sarah before 1637. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Sarah
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Simonson was born about 1641 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died after 10 Mar 1697 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    2. Aaron Simonson was born about 1653; died after 17 Jun 1689 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Samuel Allen was born about 1600; died on 5 Aug 1669 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    "Guilford (among others) thought that Samuel Allen of Braintree might be a son of George [Allen, b. abt 1585], but the Samuel Allen who acted in 1656 with Henry Allen was apparently one of [that] George Allen's younger sons, and therefore too young to be Samuel of Braintree. Samuel, son of George, disappears after his deed of 1656." [The Great Migration Begins]

    Samuel married Ann about 1630 in England. Ann died on 29 Sep 1641 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Ann died on 29 Sep 1641 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 6. Samuel Allen was born on 10 Nov 1632 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died before 4 Jan 1707 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    2. James Allen was born about 1636; died on 25 Jul 1714 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

  7. 14.  George Partridge was born in 1605 in England; died between 16 Feb 1692 and 16 Oct 1695 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1613

    Notes:

    Emigrated 1635; first residence Duxbury. Tailor, yeoman, planter, husbandman.

    George married Sarah Tracy in Nov 1638. Sarah (daughter of Stephen Tracy and Tryphosa Lee) was born in Jan 1623 in Leiden, Netherlands; died between 28 Nov 1702 and 6 Oct 1708 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Sarah Tracy was born in Jan 1623 in Leiden, Netherlands (daughter of Stephen Tracy and Tryphosa Lee); died between 28 Nov 1702 and 6 Oct 1708 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 6 Oct 1708, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Probably arrived, with her mother, on the Jacob in 1625.

    Children:
    1. 7. Sarah Partridge was born about 1639; died on 30 Sep 1717 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
    2. Elizabeth Partridge was born about 1643 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 7 Aug 1722 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
    3. Ruth Partridge was born about 1645 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts; died on 30 Oct 1717 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut.