Richard Handy

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Richard H. Handy
Born about in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Husband of — married in Sandwich, Barsnstable, Massachusettsmap
Died in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Categories: Sandwich, Massachusetts | Coopers | Old Town Cemetery, Sandwich, Massachusetts.


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Biography

The first record for Richard is at a cooner's inquest at the death of a Thomas Fish on 4 March 1664/5, where Richard gave his age as 19. Two or three years later, 24 September 1667, in Sandwich he indentured himself to a James Skiffe Jr. as a cooper, he had been working as a woolcomber.

Richard married Hannah about 1671.

Richard died in in 1719 and was buried at Old Town Cemetery, Sandwich.[1]

The inscription on his headstone reads "Here lyes buried ye body of Richard Handy aged about 80 years who died May the 25th 1719"[2], a photo of the origional is at his memorial.

Name

Richard /Handy/[3][4][5][6][7]

Birth

about 1645 based on his statement in 1664.[8]
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts[9][10][11]

Death

29 May 1719
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts

Marriage

abt 1671
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts[12][13][14]

Children of Richard and Hannah[15]

  1. Richard b. 21 May 1672
  2. Jonathan b. 3 Nov. 1675
  3. John b. about 1679 m. 1704 Keziah Wing, daughter of Nathaniel and Sarah Hatch Wing
  4. Hannibal b. last of October 1685 m. Experience Perry daughter of John Perry and Elizabeth Williamson.
  5. Isaac b. 20 May 1688
  6. Desire b. about 1690 d. 29 Jan. 1753. m. 6 Nov. 1719 Timothy Perry, son of John Perry and Elizabeth Williamson.

Questions on Children

These two children were attached in wikitree file but may not be children of Richard. - need source

Child: Hannah Handy
Child: Zacheus Handy

Will of Richard

A copy of the complete will is in the article by Bronson and McLean.[16]

Sources

  • Source: Brownson Authors: Lydia B.(Phinney) Bronson, of Plymouth, Mass., and MacLean W. McLean, of Pittsburgh, Pa. Title: Richard Handy of Sandwich, Mass. (ca 1645-1719) The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. Vol. 45(1971) p. 124-137 (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2013.) Richard Handy
  • Source: S-A796 Repository: #R-2139398877 Title: American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Note: AGBI
  • Source: S-FD84 Repository: #R-2139398877 Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Note: Fam Data Col
  • Source: S-IM96 Repository: #R-2139398877 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Note: Int Mar Rec

What is purpose of this source ??

Footnotes

  1. Source: #Brownson
  2. Richard Handy memorial at Find A Grave.
  3. Source: #Brownson
  4. Source: #S-2055219388
  5. Source: #S-A796
  6. Source: #S-FD84
  7. Source: #S-IM96
  8. Source: #Brownson
  9. Source: #S-A796
  10. Source: #S-FD84
  11. Source: #S-IM96
  12. Source: #Brownson
  13. Source: #S-FD84
  14. Source: #S-IM96
  15. Source: #Brownson
  16. Richard's Will

Acknowledgments

  • This person was created through the import of Reba Family Tree_2011-03-12.ged on 13 March 2011.
  • This person was created through the import of Reba Family Tree_2011-03-12.ged on 13 March 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Handy-142 created through the import of Rankin-Ridgdill Family Tree.ged on Oct 4, 2011 by Elizabeth Rankin.
  • WikiTree profile Handy-144 created through the import of Rankin-Ridgdill Family Tree.ged on Oct 4, 2011 by Elizabeth Rankin.
  • WikiTree profile Handy-143 created through the import of Rankin-Ridgdill Family Tree.ged on Oct 4, 2011 by Elizabeth Rankin.
  • WikiTree profile Handy-145 created through the import of Rankin-Ridgdill Family Tree.ged on Oct 4, 2011 by Elizabeth Rankin.





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On June 29, 2013 Douglas Handy wrote:

Hannah Elderkin was not the wife of Richard Handy. She was the wife of Richard Hendee. The dates and locations just don't add up. This error has been floating around for as long as I have been researching. Eighteen years!!


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