29 July 1878–19 October 1942 (Age 64)
Grant, Newaygo, Michigan, United States
When Ralph Marcellus Alger was born on 29 July 1878, in Grant, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, his father, Corydon Marcellus Alger, was 33 and his mother, Lucinda Amelia Reed, was 33. He married Delia Elizabeth Young on 6 November 1905, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Wyoming Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 19 October 1942, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
My natural parents were Della E. Young and Ralph Alger who was a brother to my adopted father, Archie Reed Alger. When I was eight years old I went to Detroit to spend the summer with my uncle Archi …