Walden, Miner

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Miner Walden was born 16 Nov 1770



Marriage & Children

Miner Walden married in 1791 Pawlet, Vermont Esther Denison (11 Apr 1772 - 21 Nov 1862 Knox, Albany, New York). Their children were:

  • Nancy Ann Walden, b. 29 Oct 1792, Rutland, Vermont , d. 2 Dec 1873, Berne, Albany, New York married William Henry Ball
  • Cornelia Rose Walden, b. 1798, d. 11 Jan 1879, Rutland, VT married Jacob Settle, Jr.
  • Hiram Walden, b. 27 Aug 1800, Pawlet, Rutland, Vermont , d. 21 Jun 1880, Waldenville, Schoharie, New York


Miner Walden died 21 May 1827 in Berne, Albany, New York


Additional Media

Miner Walden came from Vermont in 1797 and became a useful citizen of Berne. He established what was probably the first carding machine, and also carried on a mercantile business. He was many years a justice of the peace and was universally respected.

Landmarks of Albany County, New York