381. WILLIAM COMSTOCK9 ALMY (Samuel8-7, William6, Peleg5, Samuel4, William3, Christopher2, William1),b. Providence, RI, 1 Aug 1836; d. Providence, 23 Nov 1915, buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.
He m. Providence, 16 Apr 1863, SARAH ELIZABETH GREENE, b. Providence, 19 Sep 1833; d. Brookline, MA, 2 Oct 1919, buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, dau of Charles Coffin and Ann (Maquire) Greene.
Children, born Providence:
|522||i||ARTHUR COMSTOCK10, b. 26 Apr 1870; d. Providence, 2 Feb 1923; m. Providence, 5 Jun 1895, FRANCES DARLING CARPENTER, b. Pawtucket, RI, 11 Aug 1874; d. Pawtucket, 25 Jan 1900.|
|523||ii||WILLIAM FREDERIC, b. 7 Aug 1874; m.(1) Providence, 2 Jun 1897, ELLA MAY VAUGHN, b. about 1875; d. Providence, 22 Sep 1902. He m.(2) Providence, 28 May 1903, EDITH FLORENCE KENYON, b. 1882; dau of Thomas C. and Ellen F. Kenyon.|
William C. Almy was a jeweler in Providence. While still in his teens, William was apprenticed to jewelry makers, the firm of Richardson and Hicks of Providence. In the Civil War, he enlisted in Company A of the First Rhode Island Regiment and participated in the second battle of Bull Run. Later, he made more than one trip to California to seek his fortune, but returned to Providence and his wife.
The William Comstock Almy households are found in the following Federal censuses in Providence, RI.
1880: William C. Almy 42, b. RI; Susan E. 40, wife, b. RI; Arthur C. 10, son, b. RI; and William F. 5, son, b. RI.
1900: William C. Almy 62, b. RI, Aug 1837; Sarah E. 62, wife, b. RI, Sep 1837; Arthur C. 29, son, b. RI, Apr 1871; and Madeleine 3, grnd-dau, b. RI, Jul 1896.
REFERENCES: FAMILY RECORDS; FEDERAL CENSUSES; LAWTON p. 89; PROV VR.