Alexander Standish1

M, #309005, b. circa 1626, d. 6 July 1702
Father*Captain Myles Standish b. 1584, d. 3 Oct 1656
Mother*Barbara (?) b. bt 1583 - 1610, d. a 6 Oct 1659
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     Alexander Standish, son of Captain Myles Standish and Barbara (?), was born circa 1626 in New Plymouth Colony.2 Alexander Standish was the son of Captain Myles Standish and Barbara (?) Alexander Standish married first Sarah Alden, daughter of Hon. John Alden and Pilgrim Priscilla Mullins, before 1660.1 Alexander Standish married second Desire Doty, daughter of Pilgrim Edward Doty and Faith Clarke, circa 1686.3,2 Alexander Standish died on 6 July 1702.2
     He was an heir in the will of Captain Myles Standish dated 7 March 1655/56.2 Alexander's father Captain Myles Standish died on 3 October 1656 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.4,2 Alexander Standish became the father of Sarah Standish in 1666.5 Alexander Standish became the father of Myles Standish before 1671.5 Alexander Standish became the father of Ebenezer Standish in 1672.6 Alexander's daughter was married at wedding of Elizabeth Standish and Samuel Delano in 1679.5 Primary heir in his father's will. "He received lands in Ormsticke,
Borsconge, Wrightington, Maralsley, Wooburrow, Crawston, and the Isle of
Man, which were detained from him; his great-grandfather being a younger
brother from the house of Standish of Standish." Pope

Research: THE PIONEERS OF MASSACHUSETTS by Pope, pages 12 and 430.7 Alexander Standish became the father of Thomas Standish in 1687.8 Alexander Standish became the father of Desire Standish in 1689.8

Census

DatePlace
1627in Plymouth, Plymouth County, New Plymouth ColonyAlexander Standish was enumerated with Captain Myles Standish on the census of 22 May 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, New Plymouth Colony, as Allexander Standish.9

References

     Alexander Standish is mentioned in The Great Migration Begins under Hon. John Alden.2 Alexander Standish is mentioned in The Great Migration Begins under Pilgrim Edward Doty.2 Alexander Standish is mentioned in The Great Migration Begins under Captain Myles Standish.2

Family 1

Sarah Alden b. circa 1629, d. before 22 September 1687
Children

Family 2

Desire Doty b. between 1645 and 1646, d. 22 January 1731
Children
ChartsDescendant Chart for John Alden
Descendant Chart for Edward Doty
Descendant Chart for Myles Standish
Indented Descendant Chart for John Alden
Indented Descendant Chart for Edward Doty
Indented Descendant Chart for Miles Standish
Last Edited25 Apr 2002

Citations

  1. [S22] Mayflower Families Web site, online http://MayflowerFamilies.com. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Families.
  2. [S142] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol I-III, CD-ROM (n.p.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000). Hereinafter cited as The Great Migration Begins.
  3. [S141] Algernon A. Aspinwall, "Grandchildren of the Passengers on the Mayflower," NGS Quarterly, Vol 4, No 3 (Oct 1915): Vol 5, pg 21. Hereinafter cited as "Mayflower Grandchildren."
  4. [S132] Mayflower Passengers (on the Complete Mayflower Descendant CD), CD-ROM (n.p.: Broderbund Software). Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Passengers.
  5. [S14] Family Archive #171, Genealogies of Mayflower Families, CD-ROM (n.p.: Brøderbund Software, Inc), A-F, pg 30. Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of Mayflower Families 1500s-1800s.
  6. [S14] Family Archive #171, Genealogies of Mayflower Families 1500s-1800s, A-F, pg 31.
  7. [S46] John A Hansen, WFT Vol. 1, Tree 4114.
  8. [S14] Family Archive #171, Genealogies of Mayflower Families 1500s-1800s, A-F, pg 29.
  9. [S143] The Division of Cattle, 1627.