Almy Descendant No. 1233-5180

229. BENJAMIN TILLINGHAST8 ALMY (Benjamin7, Tillinghast6, Job5-4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. Little Compton, RI, 6 May 1831; d. Fall River, MA, 2 Feb 1909.

He m. Fall River, 15 May 1853, ELIZABETH DRAPER DEAN, b. Fall River, 9 Sep 1836; d. Fall River, 5 Apr 1907.

Children, born Fall River:

iFRANK9, b. 14 Oct 1854; d. near Boston, MA, 4 Jul 1884. He was visiting his fiancee at a location just outside of Boston. He and her brother were out buying fireworks. They saw a train coming from one direction, but Frank didn't hear the one from the other direction and it struck and killed him.
iiALICE DEAN, b. 17 May 1856; d. Fall River, 21 Apr 1937 at the home of her brother Theodore.
377iiiTHEODORE BENJAMIN, b. 31 May 1866; d. Fall River, 12 Mar 1931; m. Fall River, 24 Nov 1897, PHANUEL B. SANFORD, b. Fall River, 9 Mar 1884; d. Fall River, 20 Sep 1959; dau of Joseph P. and Elizabeth (Sunly) Sanford.

The Benjamin Tillinghast Almy family is in the Federal Censuses in Fall River, MA, as follows.

1860: Benjamin F. Almy 29, machinist; Elizabeth 29, wife; Frank H. 6; and Alice D. 4.

1870: Benjamin F. Almy 39, cotton machinist, b. RI; Elizabeth 39, b. MA; Frank H. 15, b. MA; Alice D. 14, b. MA; and Theodore B. 4, b. MA.

1880: Benjamin Almy 49, superintendant in cotton mill, b. RI; Elizabeth 49, wife, b. RI; Frank 25, son, civil engineer, b. MA; Alice 24, dau, teaching school, b. MA; and Theodore 14, son, at school, b. MA.

1900: Benjamin T. Almy 69, b. RI May 1831; Elizabeth 69, wife, b. MA Sep 1830; and Alice D. 44, dau, b. MA May 1856.