Almy Descendant No. 1407-1712

283. CHARLES8 ALMY (Charles7, Pardon6, Sanford5, John4, Job3-2, William1),b. New Bedford, MA, 23 Jan 1851; d. Cambridge, MA, 29 Oct 1934, buried Walnut Hill, MA.

He m. Canton, MA, 6 Oct 1882, HELEN JACKSON CABOT, b. Boston, MA, 26 Jan 1856; d. Cambridge, 10 Apr 1938, buried Walnut Hill; dau of Dr. Samuel and Hannah Lowell (Jackson) Cabot of Boston, MA.


iMARY9, b. Beverly, MA, 23 Jul 1883; d. 1953; graduated from Radcliffe in 1905; studied architecture at MIT and was a partner in the all women architectural firm of Howe, Manning, and Almy; unmarried.
iiHELEN JACKSON, b. 23 Jul 1884; d. Cambridge, 5 Jul 1976; unmarried. Her SS No. is 012-28-3738. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1905 and received a degree in social work from Simmons College in 1927. She was instrumental in establishing a social work section in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the first such section to be established in the country.
iiiANNA CABOT, b. Cambridge, 10 Mar 1886; m. 8 Jun 1915, PERCY WELLS BIDWELL, b. Manchester, CT, 19 Jul 1888; d. Bridgeport, CT, 4 Aug 1970; son of James Caleb and Clara Jane (Woodbridge) Bidwell. She graduated in 1907 from Radcliffe.
ivCHARLES, b. Cambridge, 6 Apr 1888; d. Boston, 22 Jan 1954; m. New York, NY, 10 Jun 1926, MARY ELIZABETH GARDNER, b. New York, 30 Jan 1902; dau of Walter Harris and Ida May (Powers) Gardner. Charles graduated from Harvard in 1908, from M.I.T. in 1910. They had no children. He was a co-founder of Dewey and Almy Chemical Company in Cambridge.
vELIZABETH MASON, b. Cambridge, 28 Aug 1893; m.(1) Cotuit, MA, 10 Jul 1915, STANLEY COBB, b. Brooklyn, NY, 1888; d. Cambridge, 1968; son of John Candler and Lenore (Smith) Cobb. She m.(2) 1970, FRANCIS C. HALL, d. 1972. Children: 1. Sidney Cobb, b. Cambridge, 2 Jun 1916; m. Dedham, MA, 1941, Rosalind Wiggins. 2. Helen Cobb, b. Boston, 28 Jan 1917; m.(1) Lester Solomon; m.(2) Benjamin J. White. 3. John Candler Cobb, b. Boston, 8 Jul 1919; m. Rochester, NY, Helen Imlay.
425viSAMUEL CABOT, b. Cambridge, 7 May 1895; d. Cotuit, MA, 1952; m. New Orleans, LA, 1917, RUTH PALMER MOREL, b. New Orleans, 7 Jul 1895.

Charles Almy received his A.B. degree from Harvard in 1872, his L.L.B. in 1876. He was a lawyer in Boston, an East Cambridge District Court Judge, and at one time was an Assistant United States Attorney in Boston.

The Charles Almy household in the 1900 Federal census of Cambridge, MA, consisted of Charles 49; Helen C. 46; Mary 16; Helen J. 15; Anna C. 14; Charles, Jr. 12; Elizabeth M. 7; and Samuel C. 5.