323. ALFRED M.9 ALMY (William A.8, William7, Elisha6, John5-4, William3, Christopher2, William1) b. Pavilion, Genesee County, NY, 1 Jul 1832; d. Lakeview, MI, 9 Jan 1905.
He m. Portage County, OH, 15 Apr 1855, FIDELIA R. GALLEA, b. Bainbridge, OH, 14 May 1838; d. Lakeview, 17 Sep 1911; dau of Evert B. and Electa Gallea.
|i||WILLIAM E.10, b. Mantua, OH, 21 Nov 1856; d. 1865.|
|455||ii||ALBERT A., b. Montcalm, MI, 5 May 1860; d. Six Lakes, MI, 19 Nov 1933; m. MARY E. CLEMENT, b. Canada, 24 Sep 1862; d. Six Lakes, 7 Sep 1955.|
|iii||ISADORE B., b. Montcalm, 1 Dec 1862.|
|iv||MARY F., b. Montcalm, 3 Nov 1865; m. J. RICHES.|
|456||v||EMORY EMERSON, b. Montcalm, 28 May 1868; m. ANNA BUCHOLTZ.|
|vi||CLIFFORD, b. Montcalm, 2 Sep 1872; d. 19 Sep 1872.|
The Alfred M. Almy households are found in the Federal censuses as follows.
1850, Le Roy, Genessee County, NY: Alfred Almy 19, laborer, b. NY
1860, Cato Township, Montcalm County, MI:
Alfred Almy 27, farmer, b. NY; Fedelia 20, b. OH; William 3, b. OH; Burt 2/12, b. MI.
1870, Cato Township, Montcalm County, MI:
Alfred Almy 38, farmer, b. NY; Fedelia 32, b. OH; Albert 10, b. MI; Mary 5, b. MI; and Emory 2, b. MI.
1880, Cato Township, Montcalm County, MI:
A. M. Almy 48, farmer; F. R., 42, wife, keeping house, b. OH; Albert 20, son, farmer, b. MI; Mary F. 14, dau, at home, b. MI; Amory E. 12, son, at home, b. MI.
Alfred spent the first 20 years or so in New York. From there he journeyed to Ohio where he remained for some time. It was here that he met Miss Fidelia R. Gallea, who was destined to become his life long partner. After marriage, he with his wife came to Michigan and located on the land that has always been his home, one of the finest farms in the vicinity.
In 1864, Alfred enlisted in the Tenth Michigan Cavalry, but only saw seven months of actual service.
REFERENCES: FAMILY RECORDS; FEDERAL CENSUSES.