511. HOWARD OKIE10 ALMY (Benjamin Franklin9, Benjamin Rathbone8, William7, Tillinghast6, Job5-4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. Providence, RI, 5 Oct 1864; d. Daytona Beach, FL, 26 Dec 1941.
He m. Boston, MA, 14 Jun 1900, DOROTHY MARCH CUTTS, b. Portsmouth, NH, 8 Feb 1873; d. Daytona Beach, 13 Feb 1945.
Children, born Simmonsville, RI:
|i||ELEANOR BAYLIES11, b. 15 Oct 1901; d. Hanover, NH, March 1983; m. Woodstock, VT, LEON GILBERT.|
|ii||DOROTHY LEAVITT, b. 29 Jan 1904; d. Daytona Beach, 2 Jan 1989. Dorothy's SS No. is 267-32-2132.|
|663||iii||JOHN CUTTS, b. 7 Jun 1906; d. Daytona Beach, FL, 2 Nov 1995; m. Windsor, CT, 25 Jun 1938, CARLOTTA GRIMM, b. Hartford, CT, 21 Aug 1907; d. Daytona Beach, 31 Oct 1997.|
|iv||RUTH FARLEY, b. 28 Aug 1908; d. Daytona Beach, 13 Oct 1989. Ruth's SS No. is 266-26-5434.|
Howard was educated at Mowry & Goff Academy in Providence and Brown University, Class of 1886. After graduation, Howard O. Almy entered the wholesale florist business. His greenhouses were located in Thornton, RI. His father had built six large greenhouses (which at the time cost $100,000) for Howard to operate as a florist. Howard was a poor businessman and spent most of his time (his brother Benjamin said) playing the violin. The business finally failed and Howard bought,in 1922, the Meadow View Farm in Woodstock, VT, where he raised registered Jersey cattle, and thereafter divided his time between Vermont and New Smyrna, FL, until he settled permanently at Daytona Beach, FL.
REFERENCES: FAMILY RECORDS; LAWTON p. 95; PROV VR, VOL 4.