Maurice L. Alden, a son of the late Judge Henry L. Alden, had since his admission to the bar in 1898 become a prominent member of the Kansas City legal profession, and inherits many of the enviable qualities that distinguished his father. He was born in old Wyandotte, now Kansas City, Kansas, October 10, 1873, was educated in the public schools, graduating from the Kansas City Kansas High School in 1891 and from the Kansas State University in 1895. At the age of twenty-one he became secretary to Congressman O. L. Miller, who represented the Second Congressional District of Kansas
DEA. DANIEL ALDEN was b. Sept,. 5, 1720, in Stafford, Conn. He first came and settled in Cornish as a farmer on the farm lie afterwards sold to Lieut. John Vinton. Here he remained eight years, and after disposing of his farm, he settled in Lebanon, where he d. May 18, 1790. In 1747 he m. June Turner, who was b. March 30, 1725, and d. in Lebanon May 6, 1817. They had twelve children. Of these Jesse and Isaac lived in Cornish and vicinity.
JESSE ALDEN was b. May 30, 1762; m. May 31, 1792, Sarah Rice, who was b. Feb. 9, 1764. He d. of spotted fever April 2, 1813. Children: 1. SAMUEL RICE, b. May 7, 1793. Lived in Granville, Vt. 2. AMANDA, b. March 14, 1795; m. Rufus Bean. She d. Feb. 5, 1840. 3. SARAH, b. Jan. 9, 1797; m. Col. Ezra Alden of Lebanon. 4. JESSE, JR., b. Nov. 26, 1798. Went to Monte Bello, Ill., where he d. young. 5. HARVEY, b. Jan. 7, 1801; In. Anna B. Holbrook. One child that d. in infancy. He d. July
DR. ISAAC ALDEN, son of Dea. Daniel and brother of Jesse Alden, was b. Feb. 11., 1770. He studied medicine under his brother, Dr. Ebenezer Alden of Randolph, Mass. Settled as a physician in Orange, Vt., and afterwards in Chelsea, Vt., where be was much respected as a man and a citizen, but never acquired an extensive practice. At length he gave up medical pursuits and devoted himself to agriculture, living chiefly in Plainfield and Cornish. He was modest and retiring and had many virtues which were appreciated by those who knew him intimately. He m. Hannah Perry (another authority