Almy Descendant No. 123

4. WILLIAM3 ALMY (Christopher2, William1),b. Portsmouth, RI, 27 Oct 1665; d. Tiverton, RI, 6 Jul 1747.

He m.(1) 12 Jul 1688, DEBORAH COOK, b. 15 Feb 1669; dau. of John and Mary (Borden) Cook. He m.(2) Tiverton, RI, 14 Jul 1722, HOPE BORDEN, b. 2 Mar 1685; d. 1762; dau. of John and Mary (Earle) Borden.

Children by 1st marriage to Deborah, born Tiverton:

iMARY4, b. 7 Aug 1689.
9iiJOHN, b. 10 Oct 1692; d. before Oct 1735; m. Newport, RI, 30 Aug 1716 ANSTICE ELLERY, b. 19 Feb 1697; d. 1767; dau. of Benjamin Ellery.
10iiiJOB, b. 28 Apr 1696; d. Dartmouth, MA, 18 Jul 1777; m. Tiverton, 18 Jul 1717 LYDIA TILLINGHAST, b. 8 Jul 1700; d. 30 Dec 1774; dau. of Joseph and Freelove (Stafford) Tillinghast.
ivELIZABETH, b. 14 Nov 1697; m. 30 Apr 1720, CHRISTOPHER ALMY (Almy Descendant No. 1282).
11vSAMUEL, b. 15 Apr 1701; d. 31 Jan 1764; m. Little Compton, RI, 17 Aug 1729, MARY ALMY (Almy Descendant No. 1403), b. Tiverton, 20 Jun 1711; d. 8 May 1800; dau. of Job and Bridget (Sanford) Almy.
viDEBORAH, b. 27 Jul 1703.
viiREBECCA, b. 14 Oct 1704; m. 11 Apr 1734, HOLDER SLOCUM, b. Dartmouth, MA, 14 Jun 1697; d. 1758; son of Peleg and Mary (Holder) Slocum. Holder Slocum had married first, Hannah Hull and had Alice who married Job Almy (No. 15). Children of Rebecca and Holder Slocum (Slocum): 1. Ann, b. 28 Dec 1735; m. Ricketson; 2. Mary, b. 20 Aug 1736; pub. to William Tucker; 3. Christopher, b. 27 Sep 1738; unmarried; 4. Peleg, b. 16 Nov 1740; 5. Elizabeth, b. 24 Mar 1742; m. Benjamin Russell; 6. Rebecca, b. 26 Sep 1743; m. Humphrey Smith; 7. Holder, b. 17 Jan 1748; m. Abigail Tucker.
viiiJOSEPH, b. 3 Oct 1707; d. 21 Mar 1708-9.
12ixWILLIAM, b. 3 Oct 1707; d. before 1779; m.12 Jun 1731, PATIENCE ALLEN.

William Almy was one of the original land owners in Tiverton, RI, receiving lot No. 10 on Puncatest Neck. During his lifetime he acquired a large amount of property, including land in Dartmouth, Tiverton, and Cadman's Neck, Punketest. At his death his estate, consisting of money, real estate, live stock, and farming implements, was valued at 7,560, 19s, 6d.

The will of William Almy, dated 29 April 1747, proved 3 August 1747, named sons Job, Samuel, and William; daughter Rebecca Slocum; grandson Job Almy, son of daughter Elizabeth, deceased; William Almy, son of Samuel; grandson and granddaughters, children of son John, deceased, Benjamin Almy, Anstice Sayre, and Mary Greene; two children of grandson John, son of my son John, deceased, Elisha and Anstice; wife Hope; cousin Deborah Cook.


REFERENCES: COOKE p. 74; HENRY ALMY GEN p. 3; HISTORIC FAM pp. 21-22; LAWTON p. 3; RepMenMA pp 671, 691; RepMenRI p. 1940; RIFAM, Vol II, pp 221-223; RI GEN DICT p. 237; RIVR Portsmouth, Newport, Tiverton, Friends; SLOCUM pp 66-67.