Alger,  James

Alger, James

Male 1729 - 1810  (81 years)

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  • Name Alger, James  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 23 Mar 1729  W Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1810  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I3578  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 

    Father Alger, Israel,   b. 09 Sep 1689, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1762, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Snow, Susanna,   b. 27 Sep 1694, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1731  (Age 36 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 25 Dec 1717  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F1389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kingman, Martha,   b. 04 Sep 1732, West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1813, West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 08 Nov 1750  Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 


    • Three other children died in infancy
      Source: "The Kingman Family"
    Children 
     1. Alger, Anna,   b. 10 Dec 1752, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Alger, Alice,   b. 27 May 1755, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Alger, Abiezer,   b. 25 Jul 1757, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Alger, Martha,   b. 23 Oct 1760, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Alger, James,   b. 13 Oct 1765, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1765, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     6. Alger, James,   b. 22 Oct 1770, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     7. Alger, Phebe,   b. 02 Apr 1763, Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2017 21:29:03 
    Family ID F1461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Mar 1729 - W Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Nov 1750 - Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1810 - Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    US, Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 - James Alger
    US, Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 - James Alger

  • Notes 
    • Source: Arthur Martineau Alger, A Genealogical History of that Branch of the Alger Family which Springs from Thomas Alger of Taunton and Bridgewater, in Massachusetts. 1665-1875 (Boston, D. Clapp & Son, 1876), page 8.

      "He 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."

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      Source:
      Mayflower web page:
      http://members.aol.com/calebj/revolutionary_war.html
      Mayflower descendant (Susanna Snow, William Snow, Rebecca Browne,
      PETER BROWN)
      He was a Selectman (town moderator).
      James Alger served as matross at the Lexington Alarm.

  • Sources 
    1. [S225] Lineage Book - National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume 41, (Name: Daughters of the American Revolution; Date: 1915;), page 322.

    2. [S98] Descendants of Henry Kingman, Bradford Kingman, (Name: Boston, Press of David Clapp & Son, 1912;), E7.K 5991., page 63.
      "... They were burried on the hill near his house. Mr. Alger resided in the West Parish of Bridgewater. He had a large farm, and his house was about one hundred rods south west of the late Albiezer Alger's house. He was a lieutenent in the local militia of Bridgewater. For several years he was a selectman, and frequently was call to fill the postion of moderator at the town meetings. He was a large, well proportioned man, over six feet in height, and of a social disposition and fond of an argument."

    3. [S1068] U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;).
      Record for James Alger

    4. [S1103] A Genealogical History of that Branch of the Alger Family which Springs from Thomas Alger of Taunton and Bridgewater, in Massachusetts. 1665-1875, Arthur Martineau Alger, (Name: D. Clapp & Son; Location: Boston; Date: 1876;), page 8.

    5. [S98] Descendants of Henry Kingman, Bradford Kingman, (Name: Boston, Press of David Clapp & Son, 1912;), E7.K 5991., page 63.

    6. [S245] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 7, Robert S. Wakefield, page 47.

    7. [S98] Descendants of Henry Kingman, Bradford Kingman, (Name: Boston, Press of David Clapp & Son, 1912;), E7.K 5991., page 41, page 63.