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Descendants of Almony


Generation No. 2


2. JOHN2 ALMONY (ALMONY1) was born Abt. 1730, and died Abt. August 21, 1797. He married (1) ELIZABETH WADDHAM February 06, 1753 in Baltimore County, MA, daughter of WADDHAM. She was born Abt. 1733, and died Abt. 1769. He met (2) MARY WATSON February 06, 1770 in St John's Rectory, daughter of WILLIAM WATSON and ELIZABETH 1. She was born Abt. 1743, and died Unknown.

Notes for J
OHN ALMONY:
1 John Almony is said to have arrived in this country as a baby. He was
supposedly a prince of a wealthy family but was brought here by the nanny and
named Allmoney (because of his fine clothes). Another story says he was a
child of four and was stolen and brought to America before the Revolutionary
War and reared in VA and married a wealthy Scotch lady in England (which would
mean that he returned to England later and then came back to America which
there are no records of his transportation) Most of the information on John and his descendents
and their spouses came from records supplied to me by Mrs. Margaret
Almony Cameron. She copied many of the family records that she has saved and
put together for many years. John settled into Baltimore Co on land patented
as Nottinghamshire (which could be the name of the place in England where he
arrived from if he were born in England). John was listed among property lease
agreements from Lord Baltimore in 1750 for land called Almony's Delight. John
was listed in the taxables in Mine Run Hundred Baltimore Co in 1773 by George
Lytle as John Almony with servant Jacob. He signed the Oath of Fidelity at
Harford Courthouse in March 1778 under Robert Amos' return which means that any
descendent of John is eligible for membership in the DAR, SAR, and CAR. John
married both times on Feb. 6! !MARRIAGE: First John Almony m. Elizabeth Waddham on Feb. 6, 1753 St. John's
Register Joppa Town. John Almoney m. Elizabeth Warhorn in 1753 same records. !MARRIAGE: Second John Almoney m. Mary Watson Feb. 6, 1770. St. John's Register !CENSUS: 1790 Mine Run Hundred Baltimore Co.
John Almony had 1 male over 16, 5 males under 16, 2 females, and 2 slaves. !WILL: John Almony of Baltimore Co. give wife Mary Almony 1/3 of all my land
and personal estate, to my son John Almony tract lying on the northeast side of
York Road called by the name Nottinghamshire by patent 732 acres leases by the
name of My Neglect, Almony Meadows, Almony Delight, Rogers fault, Shermans
Valley, Mollys Delight, the remainder of my land to my five sons William,
James, Elijah, Abraham, and Benjamin to be divided at the the death of their
mother, to my dau. Ann Johnson 30 pds, to dau. Elizabeth Ayrs 50 pds, to dau.
Rachel Ayrs 50 pds, to dau. Sarah Almony 50 pds. wife Mary Almony and my son
James to be exec. dated Aug. 21, 1797, proved Sep 12 1797. WB 6 p.19-20. A John Almony aged about 30y was buried Jun 24, 1798 by Rev. John Coleman of
St. James P.E. Church. Is it possible this is the same John? The Almony family
for over 200 years have attended and were staunch members of the Methodist
Church. DEATH: It is possible that he died Aug 24, 1797 and the St. James church record
was record wrong and he was 60.





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OHN ALMONY and ELIZABETH WADDHAM:
Marriage: February 06, 1753, Baltimore County, MA

Notes for M
ARY WATSON:
Notes

1 There was a Mrs. Mary Almony age 80 who married Henry Shane age 70 on Nov. 12,
1805 in Baltimore Co per the History of O'Ferrall Sheen of Ireland book and
file cards at the Maryland Historical Society. Baltimore American Issue Nov. 12 1805 Henry Shane, age 70, and Mrs. Mary
Almony, aged 80, both of Baltimore Co, were married last evening by Rev.
Richards.



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OHN ALMONY and MARY WATSON:
Single: February 06, 1770, St John's Rectory
     
Children of J
OHN ALMONY and ELIZABETH WADDHAM are:
3. i.   ELIZABETH3 ALMONY, b. 1756, Baltimore County, MD; d. August 04, 1856.
4. ii.   ANN ALMONY, b. Abt. 1758; d. Unknown.
5. iii.   RACHEL ALMONY, b. Abt. 1761; d. Unknown.
6. iv.   JOHN ALMONY, b. March 26, 1764; d. December 1832, Baltimore County, MA.
     
Children of JOHN ALMONY and MARY WATSON are:
7. v.   WILLIAM3 ALMONY, b. 1776, Baltimore County, MD; d. March 04, 1852, Baltimore County, MD.
8. vi.   COL JAMES ALMONY, b. February 04, 1779, Mile Run Hundred, Baltimore County, MD; d. September 21, 1855, West Liberty, MD.
  vii.   ELIJA ALMONY, b. 1781; d. Abt. 1856.
  Notes for ELIJA ALMONY:
1850 census age 69, farmer

9. viii.   ABRAHAM ALMONY, b. July 29, 1783, MD; d. May 29, 1871.
  ix.   SARAH ALMONY, b. Abt. 1787; d. Unknown.
10. x.   BENJAMIN ALMONY, b. 1790; d. June 21, 1834.


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