Almira Butts

27 December 1807–22 March 1895 (Age 87)
Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira Butts was born on 27 December 1807, in Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, her father, George Butts, was 31 and her mother, Avis Cole, was 30. She married General Preston Pond on 26 July 1847, in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 22 March 1895, in Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87.

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General Preston Pond
Almira Butts
Marriage: 26 July 1847

Spouse and Children

26 July 1847
Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Butts


    Avis Cole




    Nancy Butts


    George Butts


    Enoch Butts


    Philena Butts



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 4

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Butt 3.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Almira Pond in household of Preston Pond, "Massachusetts, State Census, 1855"
  • Almira Pond in household of Preston Pond, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Almira Butts, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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