Mary Cloonan

(circa 1866 - )
     Mary Cloonan was born circa 1866 in New York, USA. She was the daughter of John Cloonan and Mary Handy.

James Handy

(circa 1808 - circa 1876)
     James Handy was born circa 1808 in Ireland.
     James died circa 1876.
     James Handy appeared on the 1880 census in USA. James Handy aged 72, born Ireland, was the father of Martin Handy, and was living with his children Edward 30 detective, Elizabeth 34?, Anne 22 & Mary 20, both dressmakers, all born in Ireland.

Children of James Handy

Martin Handy

(circa 1830 - 8 September 1890)
     Martin Handy was born circa 1830 in Offaly. He was the son of James Handy. Martin Handy was possibly christened in 1843?. He may be the Martin born to James Handy & Mary Moorhead on 2 Jan 1843 at Tullamore, but unlikely if aged c. 60 at death.
     Martin Handy married Ellen Spollen on 30 January 1882 in the RC chapel, Tullamore, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland. Martin Handy of Ballydrohid, Tullamore, farmer, aged 38, son of James Handy, farmer (dead), to Ellen Spollen, of Barrack St, Tullamore, shopkeeper's daughter, aged 20, daughter of Hugh Spollen, shopkeeper (alive). Witnessed by Thomas Kenny & Julia Spollen.
     Martin died on 8 September 1890 in Cartron West, Tullamore, Offaly. Martin Handy, married, 60, farmer, of disease of the liver. The informant was his son James of Cartron..