Almy Descendant No. 1408-3312-1

442. IRWIN HOLDER9 ALMY (Christopher8, Joseph7, Christopher6, Holder5, Job4-3-2, William1),b. Smithfield, RI, 2 Oct 1843; d. North Smithfield, RI, 27 Jul 1929.

He m.(1) Taunton, MA, 11 Nov 1863, ELLEN R. TERRY, b. 1844; dau of John Terry. He m.(2) Woonsocket, Providence County, RI, 20 Nov 1872, EMMA MINNIE COOK, b. Milford, MA, 20 Mar 1854; d. Forestdale, North Smithfield, 14 Jun 1929; dau of Milton and Louisa Ann (Cook) Cook.

Children, born North Smithfield:

587iARTHUR COOK10, b. 21 Jul 1873; d. Annandale, VA, 5 Feb 1978; m. Forestdale, North Smithfield, 9 Jun 1903, EMMA ESTELLE HOLMAN, b. Forestdale, 25 Aug 1879; d. Falls Church, VA, 13 Mar 1974; dau of Theodore F. and Alla Mae (Marsh) Holman.
iiSARAH LOUISE COOK, (SADIE), b. 8 Feb 1882 m. Worcester or Whittensville, MA, WILLIAM GODFREY BONIN, b. Sprague, CT, 26 Jul 1882; son of Jean-Baptiste and Agnes (Genereau) Bonin. Children, born S. Uxbridge, MA: 1. Cedrick Bonin; 2. Edna Dorothy Bonin, b. 3 Aug 1906; m. Ralph Nunes Morris.
iiiHAZEL GERTRUDE, b. 13 May 1894; d. Pascoag, RI, 9 Jul 1988; m. Forestdale, RI, 25 Dec 1913, JOHN MATHEW ASMUSSEN, b. Tonder, Denmark, 7 Feb 1890; d. North Smithfield, 16 Oct 1971. Children: 1. Doris Dagmar Asmussen, b. Forestdale, 26 Oct 1914; d. Orlando, FL, 5 Mar 1958; m. Woonsocket, RI, 6 Jul 1934, Joseph Elvyn Stopford, b. Woonsocket. 12 May 1913, son of Charles Wesley and Ada (Livesey) Stopford. 2. Helen Almy Asmussen, b. Forestdale, 1 Mar 1916; m.(1) Woonsocket, 26 Dec 1936, John Edward Hunt, son of William Francis Hunt; m.(2) Bridgeport, CT, 30 Dec 1945, Douglas Adam Van Buren, b. Schenectady, NY, 28 Nov 1911, son of Cornelius Tobias and Emiline (Moot) Van Buren. 3. John Ellsworth Asmussen, b. Millford, MA, 7 Sep 1919; d. Woonsocket, 15 Jul 1994; m. Spokane, WA, 7 May 1943, Marian Annette Fanning, b. Woonsocket, 26 Jul 1920, dau of Richard and Annonciade (St. Jacques) Fanning. 4. Robert Andrew Asmussen, b. Slatersville, RI, 20 Oct 1926, m. Kathlene O'Hara, dau of Peter and Josephine (Stephonick) O'Hara.

Irwin Holder Almy served in the Civil War. He enlisted 16 Jul 1864 at Fall River, MA, for 100 days service. He was mustered in 21 Jul 1864 at Camp Meigs. He was mustered out at Boston, MA, on 30 Nov 1864. He served as a private in the 3rd Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers. At the time of enlistment he was recorded as a farmer, age 20, resident of Swansea, MA.

Following are the Irwin H. Almy households in the Federal censuses for North Smithfield, RI.

1870: Irwin 26, farm laborer, was living with his uncle, Byron A. Andrews.

1880: Irwin H. 36, laborer, b. RI; Emma M. 26, wife, b. MA; and Arthur C. 6, son, b. RI.

1900: Irwin 56, b. RI, Oct 1843; Emma 47, wife, b. MA, Mar 1853; Sadie 18, dau, b. RI, Feb 1882; and Hazel 6, dau, b. RI, May 1894.