Almy Descendant No. 1252-994

144. GIDEON7 ALMY (Cranston6, John5, William4, Christopher3-2, William1),b. Portsmouth, RI, 15 Sep 1806; d. Newport, RI, 22 Apr 1853.

He m. Newport, RI, 12 Oct 1834, ABBY B. FREEBORN, b. 1812; d. 1885; dau of George and Phebe Freeborn.


iCHARLES8. Twins buried Island Cemetery, Newport.
iiABBY Twins buried Island Cemetery, Newport.
274iiiGEORGE CRANSTON, b. Newport, Aug 1837; m. May 1850, ALICE BROWN.
275ivWILLIAM HARRISON, b. Newport, Oct 1841; m. Providence, RI, 21 Oct 1877, LUCY O. LEACH.
vFRANCIS MERRIAM, b. 22 Mar 1843; d. 30 Apr 1865, killed in the Civil War.
viCHARLES CORTLAND, b. Newport, 21 Jan 1846; d. Newport, 9 Sep 1869.

Gideon was a master mariner of Newport and made his will 5 Nov 1853 in which he named wife Abby and four children.

Gideon, his wife, and son Francis are buried Island Cemetery, Newport.

The Gideon Almy family is in the 1850 Federal census for Newport, RI, listed as follows. Gideon Almy 44, mariner; Abby B. 39; George C. 15; William H. 10; Francis M. 8; and Charles C. 4.

REFERENCES: CW RECORDS; FEDERAL CENSUSES; LAWTON p. 52; RIVR, Newport, Portsmouth, Providence.