John Percy Coleman Alden

6 January 1882–24 December 1948 (Age 67)
New York, United States

The Life of John Percy Coleman

When John Percy Coleman Alden was born on 6 January 1882, in New York, United States, his father, Robert Percy Alden, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ida Warren, was 29. He died on 24 December 1948, in his hometown, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Robert Percy Alden
Mary Ida Warren
John Percy Coleman Alden
George Henry Warren Alden

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Percy Alden


    Mary Ida Warren




World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name. This is either Aldan, a variant of Healfdane ( see Haldane ), or Aldine, Old English Ealdwine, literally ‘old friend’, but probably to be interpreted as ‘friend of the past’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway, so named because of its situation below a high mountain.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Percy Coleman Alden, "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
  • John Percy Coleman Alden, "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
  • John Percy Colman Alden, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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