158. EDWARD B.7 ALMY (Edward6, Peleg5, John4, Job3-2, William1),b. Portsmouth, RI, 21 May 1844; d. 1923.
He m. Portsmouth, 16 Jan 1872, FRANCES ROGERS COGGESHALL, b. Middletown, RI, 9 Aug 1849; d. 1931; dau of Noel and Sarah Ann (Rogers) Coggeshall of Middletown, RI.
|i||ANNA REBECCA8, b. Portsmouth, 11 Mar 1873.|
|ii||KATIE FAYLES, b. Middletown, 26 Feb 1877; m. GEORGE W. THURSTON of Middletown. Child: George Almy Thurston, b. Portsmouth, 1909; d. Middletown, 4 Apr 1990.|
Edward B. Almy was a councilman a number of years, and commissioner of the town asylum for a long period. He was said to have been one of the best farmers of the town of Portsmouth, RI.
Edward and Frances are buried at St. Mary's Cemetery in Portsmouth.
Following are the Edward B. Almy households in the Federal censuses for Portmouth, RI.
1880: Edward, Jr. 35, farmer; Frances R. 30, wife; Annie R. 7, dau; and Katie F. 3, dau; Mary C. 8, widowed sister; Rebecca E. Fales 14, niece; and Mary B. Weaver 65, aunt.
1900: Edward, 55, b. RI May 1845; Frances R. 50, wife, b. RI Aug 1849; Annie R. 27, daughter, b. RI Mar 1874; and Edith Coggeshall 17, niece, b. RI Nov 1882.
REFERENCES: DURFEE p. 109; LAWTON p. 55; RepMenRI p. 1312.