Robert Sylvan Handy 1881 – 1972

Robert S Handy Headstone

Robert S Handy's 2nd marriage

Robert S Handy’s 2nd marriage

 

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

Born: September 17, 1881 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Henry Thomas Handy; (1845 – 1916) (Joshua Handy, Capt. & Dorothy Clifton (Hathaway))
  • Mother: Lilla Perkins Ellis; (1851 – 1930) (Anson Burgess Ellis & Harriet Newell (Howes))

Died: July 2, 1972 in Boston Ma. at 90 yrs, 9 mos, 15 d.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area D

School: Bourne High School Class of 1900

Where Lived: 1315 County Rd. in Cataumet Ma.

Married (1): September 22, 1917 in Bourne Ma.

  • To: Mary Carleton: (1889 – 1956) (John Fisher Carleton & Isabel Augusta Foxcroft)

Children: 6

  • 1. Carleton Thomas Handy; (July 16, 1918 – March 30, 2013); Married Ruth Lees (1922 – 2009) (George Lees & Martha Goebel) in New Haven Ct. on August 28, 1943; They had 3 daughters; Carleton was a member of Bourne High School Class of 1936; He & Ruth are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 2. Ruth Ellis Handy Amend; (September 19, 1919 – December 25, 1987); Married Adolph Amend, Jr. (1912 – 1999) (Adolph Amend & Alice Howland) in Bourne Ma. on February 21, 1942; Ruth & Adolph, Jr. are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 3. Arthur Mitchell Handy; (April 3, 1921 – May 30, 1992); Married Margaret Keith Breneman (1917 – 2002) (Glenn Shaffer Breneman & Regna May Fulton); Arthur & Margaret are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 4. Isabel Foxcroft Handy Ballentine; (July 26, 1923 – January 15, 1984); Married George Francis Ballentine, Jr. WW ll (1917 – 1993) (George Francis Ballentine, Sr. & Elsie Avis Leonard) in Bourne Ma. on February 28, 1942; Isabel & George are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 5. Catherine Handy Engelmann; (April 19, 1927 – July 2, 2003); Married Hans Bernhard Engelmann (1915 – 2008) in Bourne Ma. on December 20, 1952; Catherine & Hans are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 6. Wallace Hathaway Handy; (August 2, 1930 – November 30, 1961); Married Catherine E. Hickey (1930 – 2009) in Holyoke Ma. on November 12, 1955; Wallace, a high school teacher, died in Bristol Ct.; Wallace & Catherine had 3 children.

Married (2): Abt.1957 in Hancock N.H. by John Kershaw

  • To: Florence Moulton Lane Staebner (1887 – 1972) (Lemuel Hinman Lane & Ellen/Nellie E Moulton); Florence married (1) Frederic Emerson Staebner (1886 – ?) (Frederick W. Staebner &  Annie P. Emerson) in Boston Ma. on December 27, 1916.

Children: None

 

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