Is your surname Alden?

Research the Alden family

Roger Alden's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Roger Alden

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Alden and Elizabeth Ripley
Husband of Gloriana Anne Alden and Elizabeth Alden
Father of Bradford Ripley Alden
Brother of Violetta Alden; John Alden; Judah Alden; Elizabeth Alden; Alden and 1 other

Managed by: Scott Christopher Swingle
Last Updated:

About Roger Alden

Roger Alden was graduated at Yale in 1773, and served in the Revolutionary War as aide to General Greene.

On January 1, 1777, Alden was commissioned as Lieutenant and Adjutant in Colonel Philip B. Bradley's Fifth Connecticut line. He fought at Germantown in October of that year, and spent the winter at Valley Forge. He was promoted to Captain-Lieutenant in Colonel Zebulon Butler's Second Connecticut Regiment on June 1, 1778, and to Captain on September 1, 1779. After that he served most of the time as Aide-de Camp, with the brevet rank of Major, to Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington, being formally appointed to the position on April 1, 1780.

Links

view all

Roger Alden's Timeline

1754
February 11, 1754
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA
1811
1811
Age 56
1836
November 5, 1836
Age 82