When Fanny Alger was born on 30 September 1817, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Alger, was 31 and her mother, Clarissa Hancock, was 27. She married Joseph Smith Jr about 1835, in Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, United States. She lived in Dublin, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. She died on 29 November 1889, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Dublin, Jackson Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.
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 .
German: from a shortened form of the ancient Germanic personal name Adalgar (see 1 above).
Comments: Alger, Fanny (Female)Fanny was Joseph Smith's first plural wife. [Far West Record. Cannon, Donald. 1983 Page: 167, 171]