Deliverance Alger

F, (circa 1658 - 1748)
Father-Biological*Thomas Alger
Mother-Biological*Elizabeth Packard
Family Lines
Whelpley Line
Last Edited=10 May 2023
Gravestone of James and Deliverance Latham

     Deliverance Alger was born circa 1658 at Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Alger and Elizabeth Packard.

Deliverance Alger married James Latham, son of Robert Latham and Susanna Winslow, in 1693.3,4,5,6 Deliverance Alger died in 1748 at East Bridgewater, Massachusetts.6,7,2,8,9 Her estate was administered on 1 January 1749 at Plymouth County, Massachusetts.10 Her estate was probated in 1749.7 She was buried at Old Graveyard, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, section B, grave #244. The stone was erected in 1848 by William Latham, a descendant. Deliverance's epitaph reads:

James Latham, d. 1738,
æ about 80
his wife Deliverance d 1748
his sons, Thomas, m. 1712, and was dead 1769
Joseph m 1717, d 1758.2

Children of Deliverance Alger and James Latham


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