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The Alden Family

A Biography of John and Priscilla Alden

This detailed information is reprinted with permission and taken from Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, John Alden. Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes, Prime Researcher for the Alden Family. It is a detailed historical document which should be read by anyone beginning a genealogical search on the Alden family.

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Images of John and Priscilla

Longfellow's Courtship of Miles Standish helped make John and Priscilla famous, and inspired many artists and illustrators to depict "America's First Couple".

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