5 November 1820–4 February 1897 (Age 76)
New Lyme, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
When John Alger was born on 5 November 1820, in New Lyme, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Alger, was 34 and his mother, Clarissa Hancock, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Pulsipher on 6 January 1842, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 4 February 1897, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.
A little west of Main Street on Third South [Salt Lake City], my father owed an acre of land and there I was born on the twentieth day of December, 1855, the sixth child of John Alger and Sarah Pulsip …
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