Master Name Index

Surname of ALDEN



Abigail Alden (1753 – 1795)

Famous Descendant(s):

Emily Post — American Author on Etiquette


Abishai Alden (1765 –    )

Famous Descendant(s):

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company


Alice Alden (c1686 – 1774)

Famous Descendant(s):

Richard Warren Sears — Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.


Andrew Alden (c1684 – c1777)

Famous Descendant(s):

Emily Post — American Author on Etiquette


Anna Alden (c1675 – 1705)

Famous Descendant(s):

William Cullen Bryant — American “Fireside” Poet

Julia Child — American Chef, Author and TV Personality


Daniel Alden (1690/91 – 1767)

Famous Descendant(s):

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company


David Alden (c1642 – c1719)

Famous Descendant(s):

Richard Warren Sears — Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.


Elizabeth Alden (c1624 – 1717)

Famous Descendant(s):

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — American “Fireside” Poet

John Trumbull — American Painter

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer

Shanghai Pierce — Texas Cattleman

Orson Welles — Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

Paget Brewster — TV Actress

Ellen DeGeneres — Comedienne and TV Personality

Adlai Stevenson III — U.S. Senator from Illinois

David Hyde Pierce — Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

Zac Efron — Movie Actor

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


John Alden (c1599 – 1687)

Famous Descendant(s):

Calvin Coolidge — 30th U.S. President

John Quincy Adams — 6th U.S. President

John Adams — 2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Dick Van Dyke — TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow — American “Fireside” Poet

John Trumbull — American Painter

Emily Post — American Author on Etiquette

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress

Richard Warren Sears — Co-Founder of Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

Marilyn Monroe — Actress, Model, and Singer

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

Shanghai Pierce — Texas Cattleman

Orson Welles — Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

William Cullen Bryant — American “Fireside” Poet

Julia Child — American Chef, Author and TV Personality

Paget Brewster — TV Actress

Ellen DeGeneres — Comedienne and TV Personality

Adlai Stevenson III — U.S. Senator from Illinois

Jodie Foster — Movie Actress

Erskine Childers — 4th President of Ireland

David Hyde Pierce — Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

Zac Efron — Movie Actor

John Adams Morgan — 1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

Benedict Cumberbatch — Movie, Television and Stage Actor

Dan Quayle — 44th U.S. Vice-President

Marie-Chantal Miller — Crown Princess of Greece

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist

Thomas Edmund Dewey — 47th Governor of New York


John Alden (c1674 – 1730)

Famous Descendant(s):

Jodie Foster — Movie Actress


John Alden Jr. (c1626 – 1701/02)

Famous Descendant(s):

Benedict Cumberbatch — Movie, Television and Stage Actor

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist


Jonathan Alden (c1633 – 1697)

Famous Descendant(s):

Emily Post — American Author on Etiquette

William Cullen Bryant — American “Fireside” Poet

Julia Child — American Chef, Author and TV Personality


Joseph Alden (1718 – 1769)

Famous Descendant(s):

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company


Joseph Alden (c1627 – 1696/97)

Famous Descendant(s):

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company

Jodie Foster — Movie Actress


Joseph Alden (c1668 – 1747)

Famous Descendant(s):

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company


Lydia Alden (1710 – 1803)

Famous Descendant(s):

Jodie Foster — Movie Actress


Mary Alden (1704 – c1765)

Famous Descendant(s):

Benedict Cumberbatch — Movie, Television and Stage Actor

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist


Prince Alden (1718 – 1804)

Famous Descendant(s):

Emily Post — American Author on Etiquette


Rebecca Alden (c1640 – c1722)

Famous Descendant(s):

Calvin Coolidge — 30th U.S. President


Ruth Alden (c1636 – 1674)

Famous Descendant(s):

John Quincy Adams — 6th U.S. President

John Adams — 2nd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress

Erskine Childers — 4th President of Ireland

John Adams Morgan — 1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress


Sarah Alden (c1634 – c1688)

Famous Descendant(s):

Dick Van Dyke — TV Actor - “The Dick Van Dyke Show”

Dan Quayle — 44th U.S. Vice-President

Marie-Chantal Miller — Crown Princess of Greece

Tuesday Weld — TV and Movie Actress


Sophronia Alden (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Charles Edward Merrill — Co-Founder of Merrill Lynch & Company


Zachariah Alden (1672 – c1709)

Famous Descendant(s):

Benedict Cumberbatch — Movie, Television and Stage Actor

Charles Dana Gibson — Graphic Artist