Joseph Alger

Male 1723 - 1791  (67 years)


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  • Name Joseph Alger  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 26 Apr 1723  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1791 
    Person ID I240  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Alger,   b. 6 Oct 1694, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1769, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Ames,   b. 18 Dec 1699, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 3 Sep 1719  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage place unverified
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Naomi Hayward,   b. Abt 1725, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1807  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 1747 
    Children 
     1. Edward Alger,   b. 9 Aug 1750, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bethiah Alger,   b. 4 Sep 1752, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hannah Alger,   b. 13 Mar 1757, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Silence Alger,   b. 23 May 1759, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784  (Age 24 years)
     5. Joseph Alger,   b. 5 Jun 1762, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1852  (Age 89 years)
     6. Susanna Alger,   b. 25 May 1767, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ebenezer Alger,   b. 1769, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1843  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph was a husbandman (farmer) of West Bridgewater. At his death, his estate was inventoried at about 1150 pounds.

      There is a Joseph Alger, Jr. on the census of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts living in a household with 1 male 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. [S169] Thomas Alger of Taunton and Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Arthur M. Alger, (Boston, Massachusetts: David Clapp & Son, 1876.).

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

    3. [S171] Alger files - Hunt, Sarahann Alger, Sarahann Alger Hunt, Family group record for Jonathan Alger and unknown - undated (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S171] Alger files - Hunt, Sarahann Alger, Sarahann Alger Hunt, Family group record for Joseph Alger and Mary Ames - undated (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S19] Alger files - McQuail, Helen Hewitt, Helen Hewitt McQuail, GEDCOM file received from Helen Hewitt McQuail - 16 Apr 2002 - RIN #660 (Reliability: 3).

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


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