Fanny Brett Handy 1810 – 1885

Fanny Brett Handy Headstone

Capt Lewis & Fanny Handy family Headstones

 

Ancestry:  Pliny Brett, Rev.  Rufus Brett

Born: March 6, 1810 in Sandwich Ma.; (Cataumet)

  • Father: Pliny Brett, Rev.; (1786 – 1871) (Rufus Brett & Susanna Cary)
  • Mother: Fanny Bishop; (1789 – 1859) (John Bishop & Elizabeth/Betsey Fuller)

Died: May 15, 1885 in Bourne Ma. at 76 yrs, 1 mo.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Married: June 28, 1828 in Sandwich Ma.

  • To: Lewis Handy, Capt.; (1803 – 1883) (William Handy, Capt., Rev War & Love Swain)

Children: 9

  • 1. Lewis Handy, Jr; (July 21, 1829 – March 2, 1847); Mariner; Died aboard schooner “Science” at 17 yrs, 7 mos, 8 d; Lewis is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 2. William Handy; (September 16, 1831 – ?); No further information.
  • 3. Jason S. Handy; (August 2, 1833 – September 12, 1851); Mariner; Unmarried; Jason died at 18 yrs, 1 mo, 10 d.; He 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); She died at 16 yrs, 8 mo, 16 d.; Almira 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)) in Sandwich Ma. on August 20, 1874; Pliny married (2) 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, 1843 – May 11, 1913); Married Harriet Isabel 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 died at 1 yr, 3 mos, 22 d.; He is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 9. Fannie Lewis Handy; (May 18, 1848 – November 6, 1930); Fannie died at 82 yrs, 6 mo, 19 d.; She is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.

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