Patrick was born in South Carolina c1835 but he grew up in Morgan County, Georgia.
Patrick's wife was named Georgiana and his children, Joseph, Sophia and Patrick.
The family lived on Crew Street, Atlanta.
Patrick worked a s a Blacksmith.
Patrick's parents were Brannan & Penny Brannan.
His brothers were William, Joseph, Charles & Bowdy.
He had one sister Sophia.
In the US Federal Census 1880, Patrick Almand, Blacksmith, is recorded in Rockdale, Georgia, with his wife Georgia and children, Patrick Junior, Floyd & Mary. They have 2 boarders, John Allen & William Dodd, both Farmhands.
In the US Federal Census 1860 Slave Schedule there are only two Allman/Almands listed as slaveholders, Reuben C Alman in Goss, Morgan County, Georgia. He is listed as the slaveowner of one woman aged 18, one man aged 40 and one boy aged 1. The second is Wrsa M Almand, with a 42 year old man and a 9 year old girl.
In the 1850 US Federal Census there is a Reuben, the son of William C Alman & Catherine. His siblings were Thomas, Hailes & Labertha. Next door an elderly couple called James M Allman & Mary Allman lived who may have been William Allman's parents.
However in the 1860 US Federal Census there is a more likely possibility in the entry concerning Rewben C Almand, his wife Malinda and children, William, John D, James S, George, Reuben L, Martha, Jenny R & Henry P.
Value of Real Estate $4,000 and Personal Estate $2,500
Reuben C Almand died in 1871. His grave record confirms his parents as James M Allman & Mary Morrison Allman.
In 1892, the widow Malinda Almand applied for a pension on account of her husband's service in the Indian Wars.
This research was undertaken as a contribution to the #SlaveNameRoll Project.
Patrick Almand US Federal Census 1880
Freedman's Bank Record, Atlanta, Georgia
1850 US Federal Census
1860 US Federal Census
Indian Wars Pension Application
Death of Reuben C Almand 1871