Edmund Alger

Male 1739 - 1817  (78 years)


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  • Name Edmund Alger  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 16 Sep 1739  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 4 Nov 1739  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1817 
    Buried West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I246  Alger
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2018 

    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 Ruth Willis,   b. 4 Mar 1736/37, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1794  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1761  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edmund Alger,   b. 9 Aug 1762, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1836  (Age 74 years)
     2. Isaac Alger,   b. 10 Aug 1764, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Attleborough City, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Nathan Alger,   b. 11 Jul 1768, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1832  (Age 63 years)
     4. Ruth Alger,   b. 11 Jul 1770, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1826  (Age 55 years)
     5. Willis Alger,   b. 13 Mar 1773, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1857  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edmund was a husbandman (farmer) in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. During the latter part of his life, he was blind.

      There is an Edmund Alger on the 1790 census of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts living in a household with 3 males over 16 (probably himself and his sons, Nathan and Willis) and 2 females (probably his wife and daughter, Ruth.)

      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 Edmund Alger and Ruth Willis - 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 #723 (Reliability: 3).

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

    7. [S124] Family of Adam, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (https://familysearch.org/ : copyright 2008), accessed 25 Jan 2018), LZZM-TV1 (Reliability: 3).


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