Ruth Alden Bass was born 1643 in 1629 Alden House, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States to John Alden (c1599-1687) and Priscilla Mullins (1602-1680) and died 1674 Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. She married John Bass (1630-1716) 1657 .
Ruth Alden (1643-1674) Early New England Settler, Daughter of famous Mayflower Pilgrim.
- Daughter of John Alden (c1599-1687) and Priscilla Mullins (1602-1680)
- 1643 : Birth in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony
- 1657 : Marriage to John Bass (1632-1716)
- 1674 : Died at Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts Colony.
Ruth was born in 1643 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA, USA. She died on 12 Oct 1674 in Braintree, Norfolk, MA, USA.
1629 Alden House in Duxbury
By 1629, John Alden, Sr. and his family had moved to Duxbury, Massachusetts where they built their first family home, only 38 feet x 10 feet big, in which he would raise a family of 10 children. He would build a much larger home in 1653, which much of the business of Plymouth Colony was transacted as he served as court clerk. Today, this house, which stands on Alden Street, is operated as a Alden family history museum by Alden Kindred Society.
Marriage and Family
Ruth married John Bass in 1657. John was christened on 18 Sep 1630 in Saffron Waldon, , Essex, England. He died on 12 Sep 1716 in Braintree, Norfolk, MA, United States.
- John Bass
- Samuel Bass
- Ruth Bass
- Joseph Bass
- Hannah Bass (1667-1705) - m. Joseph Adams (grandparents to Pres. John Adams)
- Mary Bass
- Sarah Bass