Almy Descendant No. 1233-5180-3

377. THEODORE BENJAMIN9 ALMY (Benjamin T.8, Benjamin7, Tillinghast6, Job5-4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. Fall River, MA, 31 May 1866; d. Fall River, 12 Mar 1931.

He m. Fall River, 24 Nov 1897, PHANUEL B. SANFORD, b. Fall River, 9 Mar 1875; d. Fall River, 20 Sep 1959; dau of Joseph P. and Elizabeth (Sunly) Sanford.

Children, born Fall River:

iDORIS ELIZABETH10, b. 1 May 1899; d. Brookline, MA, 8 May 1968. Doris' SS No. is 016-24-8462.
iiFRANK SANFORD, b. 10 Jun 1900; d. Fall River, 13 Apr 1932, buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River.
iiiEDITH M., b. 14 Oct 1902; d. Greensboro, NC, 3 Dec 1990; m. Fall River, 11 Oct 1928, EVERETT C. ATWELL, b. Boston, MA, 1 May 1899; d. Greensboro, 9 Apr 1994; son of George Henry and Ellie Augusta (Coombes) Atwell. Children, born Fall River: 1. Phyllis Claire Atwell, b. 6 Mar 1930; m. Greensboro, NC, 11 Oct 1952, Bernard C. Grosclore. 2. Alan George Atwell, b. 17 Oct 1938; m. Aberdeen, NC, 20 Aug 1961, Betty Lou Mc Farland. Edith was a Matron of Chapter 191, Order of the Eastern Star in Fall River, Massachusetts, and active in many church related activities. She was a graduate of Beaver College, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, and was a member of the Beaver College Alumni Association at the time of her death. Her husband Everett, before his retirement in 1969, worked as a research chemist for Burlington Industries. In the nineteen years he worked for Burlington Insustries he had seventeen patents to his credit. His primary work was with polymers. He attended M.I.T. and later worked for A. D. Little, Atlantic Rayon, and Textron.
517ivTHEODORE BENJAMIN, JR., b. 20 Apr 1911; d. Normal, IL, 12 Mar 1966; m. Somerset, MA, 17 Jun 1938, DOROTHY HANCOCK; b. West Somerville, MA, 25 Aug 1910; d. St. Petersburg, FL, Sept 1995; dau of Edward Henry and Bernice (Caverno) Hancock..

The Theodore Benjamin Almy family is in the 1900 Federal census in Fall River, MA, as follows. Theodore B. Almy 34, b. MA, May 1866; Phanuel 25, wife, b. MA, Mar 1875; and Doris E. 1, dau, b. MA, May 1899.