210. REDFORD D.8 ALMY (Anthony7-6, Joseph5, Job4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. 1846; d. Cambridge, NY, 31 May 1891.
He m. MARIA LAWLER, b. 1865; d. 1931.
|i||MARY T.9, b. Cambridge, 6 Sep 1888; d. Cambridge, 5 Sep 1976.|
Mary T. Almy's obituary read "Mary T. Almy, 87, of RD 2, Buskirk a retired teacher and the last surviving member of the pioneer line that left the Massachusetts Bay Colony to settle in South Cambridge under a Royal Land Grant of the King of England, died Sunday at her residence, a day before her 88th birthday after a brief illness."
"Part of Miss Almy's home in which she was born and died was more than 200 years old. She was a retired teacher and taught in one-room schoolhouses in Easton, Buskirk, South Cambridge and Speigletown. Miss Almy also taught in Mechanicville when it was still a village. She was the last teacher in the one-room school house at Walloomsac, before it was torn down. She taught for more than 30 years and retired in 1959."
"Miss Almy operated the Almy Dairy Farm, until 1966, and was a member of the New England Milk Producers Association and a communicant of St. Brigid's Church, Buskirk. Miss Almy had been active in the church until recent years." "There are no immediate survivors."
REFERENCES: FAMILY RECORDS; TIMES RECORD, September 7, 1976.