James Alger

Male 1729 - 1810  (81 years)


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  • Name James Alger  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 1729  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1729  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1810 
    Buried West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I235  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Israel Alger, Jr.,   b. 9 Sep 1689, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1762, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Susanna Snow,   b. 27 Sep 1694, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1729  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1717 
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Kingman,   b. 24 Sep 1732, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1813, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1750 
    Children 
     1. Anna Alger,   b. 10 Dec 1752, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Alger,   b. 27 May 1755, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1825  (Age 69 years)
     3. Abiezer Alger, Esq.,   b. 25 Jul 1757, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1830  (Age 73 years)
     4. Martha Alger,   b. 23 Oct 1760, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Phebe Alger,   b. 2 Apr 1763, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. James Alger,   b. 1765, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1765  (Age 0 years)
     7. Alger,   b. Abt 1767, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Alger,   b. Abt 1767,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Dea. James Alger,   b. 22 Oct 1770, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1844  (Age 74 years)
     10. Alger,   b. Abt 1772, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1772  (Age ~ 0 years)
     11. Alger,   b. Abt 1772,   d. Abt 1772  (Age ~ 0 years)
     12. Alger,   b. Abt 1773,   d. Abt 1773  (Age ~ 0 years)
     13. Alger,   b. Abt 1774, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1774  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      ?i?James...owned a large farm in West Bridgewater, his house standing 100 rods south-west of the "Abiezer Alger House.' Previous to the war of the Revolution, he held a lieutenant's commission in the local militia of Bridgewater. For some years he filled the office of selectman, and was frequently chosen moderator of the annual town meetings. He was a large, well-proportioned man, over six feet in height. He possessed a social disposition, and was fond of argument. His death occurred May 20, 1810, in his 81st year. His wife died Aug. 23, 1813, aged 81. They were buried on the hill near his house.
      ?/i?
      "Thomas Alger of Taunton and Bridgewater" by Arthur M. Alger
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      There is a James Alger found on the 1790 census of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts living in a household with 2 males over 16, 1 male under 16, and 4 females.

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S174] DAR Lineage Book, DAR, (N.p.: n.p., n.d.).

    2. [S166] History of Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Mass., N. Mitchell, (N.p.: n.p., n.d.).

    3. [S169] Thomas Alger of Taunton and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Arthur M. Alger, (Boston, Massachusetts: David Clapp & Son, 1876.).

    4. [S168] Alger e-files - Hervey, Michael, Michael Hervey, Bridgewater, MA - Alger (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S171] Alger files - Hunt, Sarahann Alger, Sarahann Alger Hunt, Family group record for Israel Alger and Alice Hayward - undated (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S171] Alger files - Hunt, Sarahann Alger, Sarahann Alger Hunt, Family group record for Israel Alger and Susanna Snow - undated (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S19] Alger files - McQuail, Helen Hewitt, Helen Hewitt McQuail, GEDCOM file received from Helen Hewitt McQuail - 16 Apr 2002 - RIN #644 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S175] Alger e-files - Alger, James Allen, James Allen Alger, 1790 US Census for Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Reliability: 3).


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