Lewis Handy, Capt 1803 – 1883

Capt Lewis Handy Headstone

Capt Lewis & Fanny Brett Handy Headstone

 

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

Born: September 23, 1803 in Cataumet Ma.

  • Father: William Handy, Capt., Rev War; (1762 – 1852) (John Handy, Jr. & Elizabeth Garrett)
  • Mother: Love Swain; (1779 – 1857) (Daniel Swain & Abigail (–) Nicholson)

Died: April 10, 1883 in Sandwich Ma. at 79 yrs.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Occupation: Mariner, Farmer

 Married: Int. June 28, 1828

  • To: Fanny Brett; (1810 – 1885) (Pliny Brett, Rev. & Fanny Bishop)

Children: 9

  • 1. Lewis Handy, Jr.; (July 21, 1829 – March 2, 1847); Lewis, Jr. was a mariner; He died aboard the schooner, “Science”, in Entaw S.C.; He is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 2. William Handy; (September 16, 1831 – ?); No further information.
  • 3. Jason S. Handy; (August 2, 1833 – September 12, 1851); Unmarried; Mariner; Jason is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 4. Susan Frances Handy Griffith; (December 29, 1835 – January 7, 1909); Married James W. Griffith (Abt.1830 – 1898) (Wilson Griffith & Jane B. Cole) in Sandwich Ma. on February 20, 1855; Susan & James are buried in North Carver Cemetery in Carver Ma..
  • 5. Almira B. Handy; (July 30, 1838 – April 15, 1855); Almira died at 16 yrs, 8 mos, 16 d. & is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 6. Pliny Brett Handy, Capt.; (October 16, 1840 – September 5, 1916); Married (1) Phebe/Etta H. Ellis (1849 – 1881) (Anson Burgess Ellis & Harriet Newell (Howes)); Pliny married (2) Caroline/Carrie B. Ellis (1854 – 1923) (Nathan B. Ellis & Joanna P. Bourne) in Bourne Ma. on June 3, 1886; Phebe/Etta is buried in Cataumet Cemetery; Pliny & Carrie are buried in Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven Ma..
  • 7. Charles Pollard Handy; (January 23, 1842 – 1913); Married Harriet I. Weekes (1845 – 1943) (Lewis Thatcher Weekes & Lydia Cleaveland Sandsbury) in Sandwich Ma. on June 20, 1869; Charles & Harriet are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 8. Roswell T. Handy;  (May 23, 1845 – September 13, 1846); Roswell is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 9. Fannie Lewis Handy; (May 18, 1848  – November 6, 1930); She died at 82 yrs, 6 mos, 19 d.; Fannie is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.

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