Olive Jane <I>Kilmer</I> Alger

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Olive Jane Kilmer Alger

  • Birth 24 Jul 1855 Colesville, Broome County, New York, USA
  • Death 27 Feb 1932 Masonville, Delaware County, New York, USA
  • Burial Masonville, Delaware County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 88211438

Olive Jane Kilmer was born in Colesville, Broome County, New York on July 24, 1855, the first of what would be four daughters of William F and Sarah Jane Van Alstine Kilmer. She was raised in Colesville (1860 census) and Colchester, Delaware County, New York (1870 census).

In 1874, at the age of 19, she married Nelson Alger (1846-1919). By June 1, 1875, the couple was living in Masonville, Delaware County with their first-born, Wealthy Alger. The couple remained in Masonville where they had a dozen children:

Wealthy D Alger (1875-1904)
Sarah A Alger (1878-1950)
Morris Rome Alger (1880-1969)
Nelson Edward Alger (1881-1935)
Dora Alger (1884-1900)
Florence Alger (1887-1895)
Claude Alger (1889-1895)
Audra Maude "Audrie" Alger (1891-1977)
Harry Douglas Alger (1894-1962)
Harvey James Alger (1897-1976)
Alice Olive Alger (1898-1976)

Olive died February 27, 1932 in Masonville, and was interred in the Masonville Cemetery.

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  • Maintained by: B.A. Matson, Ph.D.
  • Originally Created by: AYL
  • Added: 7 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88211438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olive Jane Kilmer Alger (24 Jul 1855–27 Feb 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88211438, citing Masonville Cemetery, Masonville, Delaware County, New York, USA ; Maintained by B.A. Matson, Ph.D. (contributor 47583130) .