Samuel Alger (1786-1874) was born 14 Feb. 1786 in Uxbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of John Alger and Elizabeth. He married Clarissa Hancock. He was baptized in Nov. 1830. He served on the Utah Territorial Legislature in 1854 along with Wilford Woodruff. He died 24 Sep. 1874 in St. George, Washington Co., Utah Territory.
Samuel Alger (KWVQ-F4S), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). Samuel Alger, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/samuel-alger, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Ju. 2022); Samuel Alger, birth, 14 Feb. 1786, Uxbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, no. A33; citing Uxbridge, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, “Vital records (1717-1894) and index (1834-1894),” image 141/259; DGS 7011163. “Samuel Alger” (1786-1874), memorial no. 107789; Find A Grave (https://findagrave.com, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). Deseret News, “Died” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 14 Oct. 1874, vol. XXIII, no. 37, p. 583; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 15 Jun. 2022).
Excerpt:December 9, 1854 ~ Saturday Dec 89th I left Farmington & rode Home to the salt Lake City & spent the night with my family 16 mils December 10, 1854 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday night I attended meeting in the Tabernacle Charles C. Rich Preached to the people in the fore noon upon the rise & progress of the settlement of San Barnadino W Woodruff preached in the after noon upon the subject of tithing, the poor fund ...Dates:December 9, 1854 December 10, 1854 December 11, 1854