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Aaron Prosper Alger
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1823
Orange County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 10, 1865
Washington County
Vermont, USA

There were two (2) men, an uncle and his nephew, both named Aaron Prosper Alger.

Strafford (VT) Town Records Page 97
Aaron Prosper Alger, April 1, 1823 (son born to Aaron Alger & his wife Lucina)

Moretown (VT) Town Records Book 1, Page 5
Aaron Prosper Alger, May 13, 1834, son born to Albert & Harriet P. (Lawrence) Alger

This has created confusion among historians and relatives alike, resulting in the 1834 Aaron allegedly, supposedly, reportedly, having two wives (Marceline & Julia) and both sets of children as being his, with the identity crisis leaving the 1823 Aaron lost to history.

The 1834 Aaron Prosper Alger (FAG #28308146) and Marceline L. Savage (FAG #28308167) were married in Strafford, Vermont on December 2, 1858. When Marceline passed away on February 14, 1916, they had been happily married for 57 years, 2 months, 12 days.

The 1823 Aaron Prosper Alger married Julia Ann Hall on Feb. 1, 1854 in Chelsea, Vermont, and upon his death of Lung Fever on May 10, 1865 in Middlesex, Vermont, Julia Ann Hall Alger (FAG #43407884) married (2) Willis L. Roberts (FAG #43407871) in Strafford, Vermont on February 11, 1868, who was also marrying for a second time, as his first wife, Angeline Roberts (FAG #41547034), died October 1, 1867.

The children of Aaron and Julia were:
1. Arthur William Alger (FAG #42687896)
2. Eva J. Alger (FAG #43407010)
3. Alfred S. Alger (FAG #76969630) 
Family links: 
  Aaron Alger (1779 - 1841)
  Lucina Powell Alger (1780 - 1871)
  Julia A Roberts (1829 - 1920)
  Alfred S. Alger (1861 - 1861)*
  Albert Alger (1804 - 1843)*
  Aaron Prosper Alger (1823 - 1865)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Aaron's burial place is unknown. Julia is buried with her 2nd husband Willis in Evergreen Cemetery, South Strafford, VT.
Created by: C Anderson
Record added: Aug 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74632421


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