Joshua Lewis Handy 1853 – 1884

Joshua L Handy Headstone

 

Ancestry:  Joshua Handy, Capt.;  William Handy, Capt., Rev War;  John Handy, Jr.;  John Handy;  Richard Handy;  Richard Handy

Born: July 31, 1853 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Joshua Handy, Capt; (1813 – 1887) (William Handy, Capt., Rev War & Love Swain)
  • Mother: Dorothy Clifton Hathaway; (1815 – 1884) (Thomas Hathaway & Ruth Briggs)

Died: October 30, 1884 in Bourne Ma. at 31 yrs, 3 mo.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area C

Occupation: Farmer, Trader, Carpenter

Married: November 6, 1878 in Sandwich Ma.

  • To: Annie DeWitt Bourne; (1853 – 1932) (Benjamin Franklin Bourne & Elizabeth Wheaton Lincoln); Annie married (2) Edwin Phillips, Capt. (1840 – 1891) (Stephen Phillips & Lurana Chase) in Bourne Ma. on March 6, 1890; Edwin married (1) Josephine Taylor (1844 – 1898) (Ezra Taylor & Abigail Baker) in Harwich Ma. on February 18, 1859.

Children: 3

  • 1. Richard Clifton Handy; (1880 – July 23, 1948); Married Elsie Simpson (1889 – 1950) (William Simpson & Martha A. Laws) in Wareham Ma. on May 12, 1910; Richard was a member of Bourne High School Class of 1896; They had 4 children; Richard & Elsie are buried in Oakland Grove Cemetery in Bourne Ma..
  • 2. Helen M. Handy; (December 31, 1880 – January 29, 1881); Helen is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 3. Edith Florence Handy Nickerson; (1880 – December 3, 1969); Married Edward D. Nickerson (Abt.1879 – ?) (Herbert D. Nickerson & Caroline R. Drew) in Bourne Ma. on November 13, 1900; Edward married (2) Jennie Lillian Marvill (? – 1935) in Bourne Ma. on January 1, 1926; Edith is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.

 

 

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