Alger records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Alger family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Alger surname or get a copy of the Alger family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Alger Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Alger Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Alger family tree.

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Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Alger family using the FreeBMD database.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 703 people with the Alger surname in the UK? Alger is now ranked number 3378 for popularity in the UK.

Alger Family Tree Databases

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ukDid you know that there are currently 9115 people with the Alger surname in the USA? Alger is ranked number 154 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Alger Databases

Explore the Ellis Island Database for information on the Alger family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Alger

Wikipedia Russell Alexander Alger (February 27, 1836 January 24, 1907) was a Governor and U.
Wikipedia Pat Alger (born September 23, 1947 in LaGrange, Georgia) is a country music songwriter, singer and guitarist.
Wikipedia Seneca Alger (1816, New York State ? September 15, 1862, Jersey City, New Jersey) was a partner of the wholesale grocery firm Alger & Brother (located at 85 Day Street, NYC).
Wikipedia Bruce Reynolds Alger (born June 12, 1918) is an American politician and a former Republican congressman from Texas, the first to have represented a Dallas district since Reconstruction.
Wikipedia Ross Patterson Alger (1920 ? January 16, 1992) was an Alberta politician.
Wikipedia Philip Rounsevile Alger (September 29, 1859 ? February 23, 1912) was an American Naval officer.
Wikipedia Mary Donlon Alger (n?e Mary Honor Donlon'", August 25, 1893 Utica, Oneida County, New York ? March 5, 1977 Tucson, Pima County, Arizona) was an American lawyer and politician.