James Alden, Sr was born 3 July 1775 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine to David Alden (1717-1782) and Elizabeth Thorndike (1731-1804) and died 27 May 1853 Portland, Cumberland County, Maine of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Tate (1771-1824) 25 December 1803 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine.
|Offspring of James Alden, Sr and Elizabeth Tate (1771-1824)|
|Robert Tate Alden (1805-1853)|
|Mary Alden (1807-)|
|Eliza Alden (1809-)|
|James Alden (1810-1877)||31 March 1810 Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, United States||6 February 1877 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States||Sarah Ann Thompson (1815-1871)|
|Delia Alden (1811-)|
|Benjamin Alden (1820-1820)|