Almy Descendant No. 1233-5144-7

367. HERBERT9 ALMY (Humphrey8, William7, Tillinghast6, Job5-4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. 25 Feb 1851; d. Providence, RI, 17 Nov 1932, buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.

He m. Providence, 21 Feb 1884, LYDIA FRANCES KELTON, b. Providence, 3 Sep 1850; d. Providence, 3 May 1926, buried Swan Point Cemetery; dau of Nahum and Lydia (Hicks) Kelton.

Children, b. Providence:

iBERTHA KELTON10, b. 6 Nov 1884; d. 1963.
iiCARRIE WHITE, b. 11 Nov 1886; d. 1966.
iiiADA FRANCES, b. 3 Nov 1887; d. Providence, 18 Nov 1976. Her SS No. is 039-22-6492.
ivLAWRENCE KELTON, b. Providence, 22 Dec 1890; d. 22 Dec 1890.
vMARION DAVENPORT, b. Providence, 26 Aug 1895; d. Providence, 18 Aug 1993.

Lydia F. Kelton was a descendant of Richard Warren and John Howland, passengers on the Mayflower in 1620. Ada Frances and Marion D. Almy were both members of the Rhode Island Society of Mayflower Descendants.

Ada Frances Almy was an assistant at the Providence Public Library where she was emplayed for 43 years. She retired in 1961. She published verse and articles in various magazines and papers, including the Christian Science Monitor.

Marion Davenport Almy was a secretary for the Providence Washington Insurance Co. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Rhode Island Historical Society, the Ex Club, and the Field Naturalist Society.

The Herbert Almy family was in the 1900 Federal census in Providence, RI, as follows. Herbert Almy 49, b. RI, Feb 1851; Lydia F. 49, wife, b. RI, Sep 1850; Bertha K. 15, dau, b. RI, Nov 1884; Carrie W. 14, dau, b. RI, Apr 1886; Ada F. 12, dau, b. RI, Nov 1887; and Marion D. 4, dau, b. RI, Aug 1895. Living with them was Lydia Kelton 79, mother-in-law, b. MA, Jan 1821.