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.
A copy of the complete will is in the article by Bronson and McLean.
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
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!!