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David Algyer
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1849
Amsterdam
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1917, USA

Cause of death - Pneumonia.

Occupation - Lawyer.

David and Marie married
on 17 November 1874
at Grant Township, O'Brien, Iowa
They were the parents of five children;
Durwin Ray, Helen M., Edith Mable,
Harold M., Malcolm D.

David is recorded on the 1850 census
at Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York
dwelling in the household of his parents.
David is recorded on the 1870 census
at Amsterdam, Montgomery, New York.
dwelling in the household of his mother.

HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY, IOWA:
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David was educated in the public schools
at Amsterdam, then, later studied law.
On 4 April 1865 he enlisted for three years
of service in the Civil War at Albany, New
York in Company A, 115 Volunteer Infantry;
he was mustered in as private.
On June 17, 1865 he was transferred to Company A, 115th Regiment.
He served in no engagements; during the summer of 1865 he was doing camp duty
and guarding property at Raleigh, North Carolina and by exposure contracted asthma
in swamps of North Carolina and Virginia,
and has suffered with the disease since.
He was discharged on 30 August 1865.
In 1871 he came to Clay County in Iowa
where he settled on a homestead.
On 25 February 1872 he settled in O'Brien County, Iowa.
From 1882 - 1886 he was County Superintendent of Schools.
From 1890 - 1895 he was County Coroner.
He was a lawyer at Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa.
In 1910 David and Marie were residing at Union, O'Brien, Iowa.
He was a member of A.F. & A.M; Royal Arch Masons; and member of G. A. R. at Primghar.
The family were faithful and consistent members of the Presbyterian Church.
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Son of David ALGYER
{born - 1811
in Fulton County, New York
Occupation - Farmer}.
and
Elizabeth SELMSER
{born - 1811
in Fulton County, New York.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Marie Selinda Gowen Algyer (1848 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Edith Mabel Algyer Epperson (1882 - 1961)*
  Malcolm David Algyer (1886 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
DAVID ALGYER
1849 - 1917
 
Burial:
Phelps Cemetery
Decorah
Winneshiek County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: KC Bolton-Potter
Record added: Sep 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21304560
David Algyer
Added by: Yvonne Gowen
 
David Algyer
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David Algyer
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Thank you.
- Twila
 Added: Jun. 17, 2017
Thank you for your service.
- Desertthorn
 Added: Oct. 22, 2014

- Yvonne Gowen
 Added: Aug. 3, 2013
 
 
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