Sylvanus Emerson Handy 1833 – 1916

Sylvanus E & Caroline L Handy Headstone

Sylvanus E & Caroline L Handy Headstone

Sylvanus E & Caroline L Handy Headstone

 

Ancestry:  Luther B. Handy, Capt.;  Sylvanus Handy;  Cornelius Handy, Jr.;  Cornelius Handy;  John Handy;  Richard Handy;  Richard Handy

Born: December 6, 1833 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Luther B. Handy, Capt.; (1802 – 1876) (Sylvanus Handy & Susan Price)
  • Mother: Lucinda H. Witherell; (1806 – 1859) (John Witherel, Capt., War of 1812 & Sarah Lawrence)

Died: May 31, 1916 in Bourne Ma. at 82 yrs, 5 mos, 25 d.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area C

Occupation: Blacksmith, Grocer

Where Lived: County Rd. in Cataumet Ma.

Married: Int. March 25, 1859

  • To: Caroline Leonard Collins; (1838 – 1902) (Jacob H. Collins & Julia A. Reading)

Children: 1

  • 1. Harrie Delmar Handy; (February 23, 1869 – May 16, 1932); Married Lyle/Eliza Ellen Cahoon (1869 – 1953) (Clement Alden Cahoon & Emma L. Rodman) in Bourne Ma. on October 1, 1891; Harrie was a member of Bourne High School Class of 1888; He & Lyle/Eliza are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.

 

 

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