John Alger

Male 1708 - 1775  (67 years)


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  • Name John Alger  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 1708  Dighton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jul 1775  Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I176  alger
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2016 

    Father John Alger,   b. 13 Aug 1679, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Joanna King,   b. Abt 1682, Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Apr 1702  Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Packard,   b. Abt 1720, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1757, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married 1738  Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The place where John and Martha were married is not certain.
    Children 
     1. Bethana Alger,   b. 2 May 1742, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James B. Alger,   b. 26 May 1745, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Freelove Alger,   b. 24 Apr 1748, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Alger,   b. 1750, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1800, West Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     5. Abigail Alger,   b. Abt 1755, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Henderson,   b. Est 1727,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Feb 1759 
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John was a blacksmith living in that part of Rehoboth known as Seguahunk Cove. He served in the French and Indian war in 1755.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Alger Family Historian - e-mail: alger@alum.mit.edu

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] Family of Adam, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (https://new.familysearch.org/en/action/unsec/welcome : copyright 2008), accessed 9 May 2010), KPH9-VCG (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S137] Foremothers web site, (Http://Foremothers.homestead.com), accessed 9 May 2010), http://foremothers.homestead.com/John_and_Sarah_Alger.html (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S138] John P. Pratt genealogy, Pratt, John P.John P. Pratt, (http://www.johnpratt.com/), accessed 1 Mar 2010), John Alger - http://www.johnpratt.com/gen/7/2.john_alger.html (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S162] New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol. 31 : p. 102. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S5] Alger e-files - Court, Georgina M. Norris, Georgina M. Norris Court, Email from Georgina M. Norris Court - 29 Mar 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S103] Alger e-files - Walcott, Cindy, Cindy Walcott, Email from Cindy Walcott to RootsWeb - 28 Sep 2003 (Reliability: 3).


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