Almy Descendant No. 125

5. CHRISTOPHER3 ALMY (Christopher2, William1),b. Monmouth, NJ, 26 Dec 1669; d. 13 Jul 1746. Buried Newport Common Burial Ground.

He m.(1) Dartmouth, MA, 16 Apr 1690, JOANNA SLOCUM, b. Dartmouth, MA, 9 Oct 1672; d. 1 Apr 1705; dau. of Giles and Ann (Lawton) Slocum. He m.(2) 1705, MARY (PALMER) BRYER, b. 6 Mar 1670; d. 15 Sep 1759, age 89 years; widow of Joseph Bryer. She is buried in Clifton Cemetery, Newport, RI.

Children by 1st marriage to Joanna, born Portsmouth, RI:

iANN4, b. 29 Sep 1695; d. Newport, RI, 28 Dec 1720; m. Newport, RI, 27 Feb 1710-11, JOSEPH WHIPPLE.
13iiWILLIAM, b. 22 Jun 1699; d. Newport, 17 Apr 1740; m. ELIZABETH CRANSTON, b. Newport, 7 Mar 1701; d. 8 Jul 1770; dau. of Benjamin and Sarah (Godfrey) Cranston.

Children by 2nd marriage to Mary, born Newport, RI:

iiiSARAH, b. 26 Jan 1707-8; d. 14 Nov 1711.
ivCHRISTOPHER, b. 10 Jun 1711; d. 23 Sep 1713. Buried in Clifton Cemetery, Newport, RI.

Christopher was a merchant.

His will dated 3 Sep 1745, proved 21 Jul 1746, names executors Mary Almy, William Almy, and Walter Chaloner. He mentions wife Mary; grandsons, William, Benjamin and Job, sons of son William, deceased; granddaughter, Ann Chaloner, wife of Walter Chaloner, and daughter of my son William; daughter Elizabeth, widow of son William Almy; granddaughter, Mary Sylvester, wife of Joseph Sylvester, of Newport; Mary Wanton, wife of Gideon Wanton; grandsons, Samuel, and Christopher.

REFERENCES:; HENRY ALMY GEN pp 3-4; HISTORIC FAM pp. 12, 14; RI GEN DICT p. 237; RIVR, Newport, Portsmouth; SLOCUM GEN p. 61.