William Handy, Jr, Capt 1801 – 1879

Capt William Handy, Jr Headstone

Capt William Handy, Jr Family Headstones;

Capt William Handy, Jr Family Headstones;

 

 

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

Born: September 29, 1801 in Sandwich Ma.

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

Died: October 15, 1879 in Sandwich Ma. at 78 yrs.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Occupation: Mariner, Machinist

Married (1): June 2, 1831 in Sandwich Ma.

  • To: Elizabeth Freeman; (1810 – 1847) (Abram Williams Freeman & Nancy Parlin)

Children: 6

  • 1. George Russell Handy, Capt; (August 21, 1835 – August 18, 1894); George died “at sea” at 58 yrs, 11 mos, 27 d.; He was a Master Mariner, lived in Lynn Ma. & was unmarried.
  • 2. Ellen Swain Handy Tubbs Gifford; (December 29, 1837 – ?); Married (1) Joel B. Tubbs in Sandwich Ma. on March 2, 1862 & married (2) John L. Gifford (Joseph R. Gifford & Elizabeth Lincoln) in Falmouth Ma. on October 19, 1891; Ellen was John’s second wife.
  • 3. Edward Freeman Handy; (March 29, 1839 – October 12, 1858); Edward was “lost at sea” at 19 yrs, 6 mos.; He is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 4. John William Handy; (January 30, 1841 – August 31, 1862); John “died at sea” at 21 yrs, 7 mos.; He is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 5. Pauline Dillingham Handy; (March 4, 1843 – September 30, 1845); Pauline died at 2 yrs, 6 mos. & is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 6. Abram Williams Freeman Handy; (March 17, 1846 – November 17, 1905); Married (1) Laura A. (–) (Abt.1848 – 1878) & married (2) Robie Elmira Corey (1850 – 1940); Abram died in Lynn Ma. at 59 yrs, 8 mos.; He was a shoemaker. Abram & Robie are buried in Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn Ma..

Married (2): Abt. 1848 in Sandwich Ma.

  • To: Mary Vickery; (1810 – 1886)

Children: 3

  • 1. Mary H. Handy; (March 10, 1849 – ?); No further information.
  • 2. infant son Handy; (November 25, 1849 – November 26, 1849); Died at 6 hrs..
  • 3. infant daughter Handy; (Abt.December 31, 1855 – January 7, 1856); She died at 7 d. & is buried with her sister Pauline D. Handy in Cataumet Cemetery.

 

 

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