Featured Gravestone – John Alden

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Section:  First Universalist

Material:  White marble

Rectangular stone with incised border.  Some chipping around edges, including upper corners.  Darkened surface, but inscriptions is legible.

Inscription:  John Alden Born at Claremont N.H. Dec 20, 1809 Died at Albany June 16, 1845 An Honest Man

City directories published shortly before his death list one John Alden as a brickmaker residing at 383 Lydius Street (now Madison Avenue).

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