Thomas Alger

Male 1724 - 1793  (69 years)


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  • Name Thomas Alger  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 1724  Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Dec 1793  Bridgewater, , New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I251  Alger
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2018 

    Father Thomas Alger,   b. 2 Oct 1697, Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1793  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Sarah Dunbar,   b. 26 Jun 1693, Weymouth, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1751, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1723/24 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mehitabel Briggs,   b. 1728, Norton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795  (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Alger,   b. 1755, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1822  (Age 67 years)
     2. Daniel Alger,   b. 1756, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F64  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas was a husbandman (farmer) of West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. During the Revolutionary War, he served one month as a private in Captain Nathan Packard's company, Colonel Jacobs' Regiment in Rhode Island.

      There is a Thomas Alger on the 1790 census of Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts living in a household with 1 male over 16 and one female (probably himself and his wife.)

      Ref: "Thomas Alger of Taunton, Massachusetts" by Arthur M. Alger - 22
      1790 U.S. Census of Massachusetts - Bridgewater, Plymouth County

      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 Thomas Alger and Mehitable Briggs - undated (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S171] Alger files - Hunt, Sarahann Alger, Sarahann Alger Hunt, Family group record for Thomas Alger and Sarah Dunbar - undated (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S19] Alger files - McQuail, Helen Hewitt, Helen Hewitt McQuail, GEDCOM file received from Helen Hewitt McQuail - 16 Apr 2002 - RIN #733 (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), 26WM-KGF (Reliability: 3).


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