A list of famous descendants of John Alden. A dear friend contacted me with details about her ancestry—and sent the link to a list of famous descendants of John Alden. This topic started with Thanksgiving greetings from a cousin and was discussed in the blog message titled Surprise ancestry information. ~~~~ This winter, residents of the United States may have to experience an austere Pilgrim (or pioneer) lifestyle. Shortages of heating products, etc, etc, but I won’t begin a conversation about political situations. Sincerely, from my heart, “make America great again” is my prayer and not a political statement.