Lewis Alger

about 1807–before 1850 (Age 43)
Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

Lewis Alger was born about 1807, in Butler, Ohio, United States. He married Mary Dewitt on 27 November 1828, in Butler, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died before 1850, at the age of 42.

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Lewis Alger
Mary Dewitt
Marriage: 27 November 1828
George B Alger
Mary Catherine Alger
Francis Alger
Lewis Alger

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World Events (7)

Age 1
Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city
Age 3
Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 12
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

(1997: 2261;2007: 4428; 2010: 6306)English: from the Middle English personal name Alger. Pronounced with a soft g it is from Old French Alg(i)er, Aug(i)er (ancient Germanic Adalgari, composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + gāri ‘spear’); see Auger . Pronounced with a hard g, it is a variant of Algar .Scottish and English: in Scotland, Alger may be a variant of Algeo .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (4)

  • Lewis Alger, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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