James Handy

(1885 - 26 April 1915)
     James Handy was born in 1885 in Dundee, St Mary RD, Angus, Scotland.
     James Handy appeared on the 1891 census in 110 Blackness Rd, Liff & Benvie, Angus. Thos Kelly 40, born Ireland; his wife Nora Kelly 30, born Ireland; Annie Kelly 13, Jas Handy 6, adopted son, Mary Jane Handy, daughter, 13; Thos Kelly 2 Months.
     James Handy appeared on the 1901 census in Roman Catholic Reformatory for Boys, West Thorn, Tollcross, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. James Handy, 5; Boys Under Detention In Accordance With Reformatory Acts. Born Dundee, Forfar. Shettleston County: Lanarkshire Address: West Thorn, Tollcross, Glasgow. Occupation: Ordinary Agircultural Labourer.
     James Handy served in the War between 1914 and 1915. James Handy. Reg # 7689, Corporal, Connaught Rangers, 1st Batt; killed in action, France 26 April 1915; born Dundee, Forfarshire, DCM.
     James died on 26 April 1915 in France. He is commemorated at Ypres.

James Handy

( - before 1874)
     James Handy was born in Offaly, Ireland. He was the son of James Handy.
     James Handy married Ann McCanse on 11 January 1864?.
     James died before 1874.

Children of James Handy and Ann McCanse

James Handy

Child of James Handy

James Handy

(24 May 1864 - )
     James Handy was born on 24 May 1864 in Cartron West, Tullamore, Offaly. He was registered as Hand on 14 Jun 1864. He was the son of Martin Handy and Mary Harmey.

James Handy

(13 July 1876 - )
     James Handy was born on 13 July 1876 in Killina, Killoughy, Tullamore, Offaly. He was the son of Patrick Handy and Catherine Molloy.

James Handy

(17 August 1857 - )
     James Handy was born on 17 August 1857 in Tullamore, Offaly. He was the son of John Handy and Bridget Donohoe.

James Handy

(circa 1838 - 16 July 1881?)
     James Handy was born circa 1838. He was the son of Patrick Handy.
     Bridget Kernan (Mulderry) (Fenning) married thirdly James Handy on 10 May 1871 in the Roman Catholic chapel, Clara, Tullamore RD, Offaly, Ireland. James Handy aged 33, bachelor, shop-keeper, of Rahan, son of Patrick Handy, farmer, to Bridget Fenning, 31, widow, shop-keeper, of Clara, daughter of Edward Kernan. They had issue. Was grocer & publican.
     James died on 16 July 1881? In Clara, Offaly. He may be the James Handy, married aged 40 shop-keeper who died of Delerium Tremens.

Children of James Handy and Bridget Kernan (Mulderry) (Fenning)

James Anderson Handy

(1 November 1923 - 1998)
     James Anderson Handy was born on 1 November 1923 in Kirkcaldy, Fife. He was the son of William Handy and Margaret Anderson.
     James died in 1998 in Bedford district, Bedfordshire, England.

James Greer Handy

(1863 - 7 November 1881)
     James Greer Handy was commonly known as Jim. He was born in 1863 in 'Ballintubber House', Killala, Mayo, Ireland. September 27 (1863), at Ballintubber House, county Mayo, the wife of Nicholas M Handy, Edq., of a son. He was the son of Nicholas Middleton Handy and Frances Mary Greer.
     James died on 7 November 1881 in 4 EglingtonPark, Kingston, Rathdown RD, Dublin. James Greer Handy, bachelor, 18, gentleman, of Phthisis, son of Fleming Handy. He was buried in Deansgrange cemetery, Blackrock, Dublin. James Greer, died 7 November 1881 aged 18 years.

James Martin Handy

(23 May 1868 - )
     James Martin Handy was born on 23 May 1868 in Bridge St, Tullamore, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland. James Martin, son of Patrick Handy & Ellen formerly Downes, Bridge St, farmer. He was the son of Patrick Handy and Ann Downes.

James Rupert Handy

(12 July 1881 - 16 September 1962)
     James Rupert Handy was born on 12 July 1881 in Grass Valley, Nevada County, California, USA. 12 July 1880 according to the IGI, July 1881 according to the 1900 census. He was the son of William Dawson Handy and Minerva Belle Rollin or Crane. James Rupert Handy and Wesley Handy and Dudley Handy appeared as step-sons in William Massey and Minerva Belle Massey's household on the 1900 Census in Grass Valley, Nevada County California. William Massey, head 67, his wife Minerva 44, and step-sons Wesley, 21, James 18, & Dudley, 17 Handy. Their father was born in Canada and their mother in California. They were day labourers for the past 6 years and their step father a farmer.
     James died on 16 September 1962 in USA aged 81.

Jane Handy

(circa 1760 - 3 August 1823)
     Jane Handy was born circa 1760 in Ireland. She was the daughter of Samuel Handy and Lucy Wallen.
     Jane Handy was mentioned in the will of Samuel Handy dated 1 July 1779. She was described as his daughter. Jane Handy witnessed the marriage settlement dated 13 December 1780 between John Halahan and Mary Handy. Indented articles of agreement dated 13 December 1780 made between 1) John Halahan of the city of Dublin, surgeon, 2) Lucy Handy, widow of Samuel Handy deceased & Mary Handy daughter of the Samuel & Lucy, 3) William Speer, of the City, druggist & Thomas Fouace of Tyrrellspass, Westmeath, esq reciting that said Mary Handy was in and by the will of her father the said Samuel Handy entitled to £1000 at 21 or marriage proved if under 21 she married with consent of her mother Lucy Handy & further the will of SH £1000 the interest to be paid to his daughter Lettice during her life & after her decease the £1000 plus the £500 on the decease of Lucy to be divided between his three other daughters, Ann Wade, the said Mary Handy & Jane Handy & reciting that a marriage was shortly to be had between John Halahan and Mary Handy with consent and approbation of Mary's mother he called? the £1500 to provide for Mary Handy after John Halahan's death. Witnessed by Andrew Armstrong, Kings co., Hickman Rose, Dublin city, merchant, William Canaway, Dublin, gent, Jane Handy, Dublin city, spinster.
     Jane Handy married Hickman Rose, son of Hickman Rose and Elizabeth Pratt, on 17 May 1781 in St Bride's, Dublin, Ireland. A licence was granted to solemnise the marriage between Hickman Rose of the city of Dublin, merchant & Jane Handy of the parish of St Bridget Dublin, spinster, directed to the Rev. John Lyon, clerk, doctor in divinity, minister of said parish.
The Dublin Evening Post
on 19 May announced Marriages... Hr Hickman Rose of Usher's Quay, merchant to Miss Handy, daughter of the late Samuel Handy, of Coolelough, co. Westmeath, Esq..
     Jane died on 3 August 1823.

Jane Handy

(circa 1735? - before 1764)
     Jane Handy was also known as Jean in records. Jane Handy was also known as Joan in records. Jane Handy was also known as Joanna in records. She was born circa 1735?. She was under 21 on 3 March 1740 at her grandfather's will.. She was the daughter of Jonathan Handy and Hannah Unknown (Handy).
     Jane Handy was mentioned in the will of Samuel Handy dated 3 March 1740. She was described as his grand daughter and daughter of Jonathan, under 21.
     Jane Handy married Theophilus Oakes on 30 September 1752 in St Bride's, Dublin. Joanna Handy, spinster & Theophilus Oakes. By consistorial licence.
     Jane Handy was mentioned in the will of Jonathan Handy dated 6 February 1759.
     Jane died before 1764. She is not mentioned in her mother's will..

Jane Handy

(12 April 1873 - before 15 October 1888)
     Jane Handy was born on 12 April 1873 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath, Ireland. Jane, daughter of William Handy, sexton & Jane Haddock, school house.. She was the daughter of William Handy and Jane Haddock.
     Jane died before 15 October 1888 in Tullamore RD, Offaly & Westmeath, Ireland. She was buried on 15 October 1888 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, WEM, IRL. Jane Handy, aged 14.

Jane Handy

(circa 1833? - )
     Jane Handy was born circa 1833?. She was the daughter of Samuel Wesley Handy and Jane Slator.
     Jane Handy married Edward FetherstonHaugh on 17 October 1855 in Clonfadforan, Westmeath, Ireland. Edward Fetherston H, of full age, bachelor, gentleman, Temple Oran, son of Cuthbert Fetherston H, gentleman; & Jane Handy, of full age, spinster, of Tyrrellspass, both in the parish of Clonfadforan, daughter of Wesley Handy, gentleman. By licence. Signed in the presence of Jas Fetherston H & John Slator.

Jane Handy

(before 1835? - )
     Jane Handy was born before 1835?. She was the daughter of Nicholas Handy (tradesman).
     Jane Handy married John Dunsonmore or Dunsmore on 26 April 1856 in the Register Office, Mullingar, Meath, Ireland.

Jane Handy

(before April 1850 - )
     Jane Handy was born before April 1850 in Ireland. She was the daughter of William Handy and Rebecca Going. Mary and Jane were listed as the children of William Handy in the 1861 census in 14 Swetenham Rd, Plumstead, Kent.

Jane Handy

(before 27 February 1799 - )
     Jane Handy was born before 27 February 1799 in Crowe St, Dublin. She was christened on 27 February 1799 in St Peter, Dublin. She was the daughter of Benjamin Handy and Mary Huntley (Grant).

Jane Adelaide Handy

(circa 1806 - 19 August 1894)
     Jane Adelaide Handy was born circa 1806. She was described as the third daughter of Samuel Handy of Bracca Castle. She was the daughter of Samuel Handy and Jane Orme. Ann, Jane, Elizabeth, Maria, Samuel, Dorothea, William, John, Thomas, George and Catherine was listed as a child of Jane Orme in the 1821 census in Balllintobber townland, Kilfian, Tyrawley barony, Mayo; Two storied house no. 5, Jane Handy aged 35, wife of Samuel Handy, gentleman, holder of 60 acres, absent in Dublin, Anne 16, Catherine 15, Jane 14, Samuel 12, Dora aged 10, Wm 9, Jn 7, Elizabeth 5, Maria 4, Thos 2, and George under 1, their children. Anne Orme, widow, aged 53, her mother
Wm Orme Handy, gentleman aged 38, resident in King's County, Samuel Handy aged 14 his son, visitors, 4 manservants and 7 maidservants. There is a cornmill & 100 acre turbary on this part of the townland.

     Jane Adelaide Handy married Major John Gore Knox, son of Francis Knox and Mary Gore, on 26 August 1830 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Meath diocese, Westmeath. At Ardnurcher church, John Knox of Granwood Park, co. Mayo, esq, to Jane Adelaide, daughter of S Handy of Brana [Bracca] Castle, co. Westmeath, esq.
     Jane died on 19 August 1894.

Children of Jane Adelaide Handy and Major John Gore Knox

Jane Mary Handy

(10 April 1908 - 28 November 1999)
     Jane Mary Handy was born on 10 April 1908 in Scotland. She was the daughter of Bernard Handy and Helen Smith. Jane Mary Handy was listed in the 1911 census in Kirkcaldy, Fife, with Patrick Francis Handy .
     Jane Mary Handy married George Paterson in 1933 in Kinglassie.
     Jane died on 28 November 1999 in Scotland aged 91.

Janet Handy

(before April 1862 - )
     Janet Handy was born before April 1862 in Plumstead, Kent. She was the daughter of William Handy and Ann Iceley Thompson. Mary and Janet were listed as the children of William Handy in the 1871 census in 14 Swetenham Place, Plumstead, Kent. Mary and Janet were listed as the children of William Handy in the 1881 census in 3 Herbert Villas, Herbert Rd, Plumstead, Kent. Mary and Janet were listed as the children of Ann Iceley Handy in the 1891 census in 126 Herbert Rd, Plumstead, Kent.
     Janet Handy and Mary Ann Handy appeared on the 1901 census in 100 Samuel St, Woolwich, Kent. Mary A Handy, 46 born Andover; Janet Handy, 39, born Plumstead, sister, both living on own means; with a servant.

Jeremiah Handy

(1858 - 29 April 1915)
     Jeremiah Handy was born in 1858. His parentage is only assumed by their address. He was the son of James Handy.
     Jeremiah was registered at Tullamore, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland, on the October 1889 electoral roll. The 1890 Kings county directory lists him in the Tullamore municipal voters with two John Handys as being eligible to vote for 5 town commisioners. He was listed in a directory dated 1890 as Jeremiah Handy £105 at Ballydrohid, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland. There were four Handys on the Tullamore Polling district rated electors. He was also listed as a farmer on the Special Crown Jury panel for the Winter Assizes commencing 5 December 1889.. He witnessed Anne Molloy and John Handy's wedding on 27 June 1897 in RC chapel of Durrow, Kilbeggan, Tullamore Union, Westmeath.
     Jeremiah Handy appeared on the 1901 census in Tullamore, Ballydrohid, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland. Jeremiah Handy was listed with James Hanlon & Bridget Kelly. The next entry was for Catherine Hanlon & Bridget Handy..
     Jeremiah Handy appeared on the 1911 census in Ballydrohid, Kilbride Offaly. Jeremiah Handy with Bridget, and Kate & James Hanlon.
     Jeremiah died on 29 April 1915 in Ballydrohid, Kilbride Offaly. Jeremiah Handy, bachelor, aged 57, farmer.
     The administration of his estate was granted on 17 May 1915 at Ireland. Adminstration of estate of Jeremiah Hand otherwise Handy, late of Ballydrohid, Tullamore, Kings county, farmer, who died 21 April 1915, at Mullingar; to Bridget Hand, spinster. Goods valued at £947/29/6.

Jeremiah Handy

(2 October 1882 - )
     Jeremiah Handy was born on 2 October 1882 in Cartron, Tullamore, Offaly. Jeremiah son of Martin Handy of Cartron & Mary Handy formerly Harmen, farmer. He was the son of Martin Handy. Jeremiah Handy was listed as James Handy's brother in the 1901 census in West Cartron, Silverbrook, Tullamore, Offaly. Jeremiah Handy was listed as James Handy's brother in the 1911 census in West Cartron, Tullamore, Silverbrook, Kilbride, Offaly.

Jeremiah Handy

(4 October 1882 - )
     Jeremiah Handy was born on 4 October 1882 in Tullamore, Offaly. He was the son of Martin Handy and Mary Harmey.

Jessie Handy

(13 December 1874 - )
     Jessie Handy was born on 13 December 1874 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Handy and Janet Stewart. John and Jessie were listed as the children of John Handy in the 1881 census in 11 Kinloch Street, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.

Jessie Handy

(circa 1827 - March 1877)
     Jessie Handy was born circa 1827.
     Jessie's death was registered in the quarter ending in March 1877 in Dublin.

John Handy

(circa 1755 - before 1 May 1838)
     John Handy was born circa 1755 in Ireland. He was the son of Samuel Handy and Lucy Wallen.
     John Handy was mentioned on 29 March 1775 John Handy son of Samuel Handy of Coolylough was one of the 'lives' on a lease dated 27/29 March 1775 and registered 1 Nov 1796 between Booth & Meares..
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Samuel Handy dated 1 July 1779. He was described as his son.
     John Handy on April 1785 advertised property to let: Co. Galway and King's Co - To let for three lives, or 31 years, from 1st of May next, the whole or in divisions, part of the lands of Aghrim, containing between fice and a600 acres, arable and pasterue, situate in a fine sporting coutnry, and contiguous to three great market towns, vis Ballinaslow, loughrea and Eyrecourt. Proposals in writing will be received by John Handy, Esq, no. 16 Dame street Dublin; or Mr Thomas Wade, Fairfield, Afhrim who will lend a peson to show the land. Also, to be let, for the sane ternm oart if the lands of Little Ballinakill, in the King;s Co., containing 63 acres, arable and pasture, situate within three miles of Kilbeggan, two of Clara, and five of Moate, all good market towns. John McDonough who resides on the premises, will shew the land. Poroposals to be received by Mr Handy as above..
     John Handy and John Halahan were mentioned in a deed dated 13 December 1785 in Marlborough St, Dublin.
     On Saturday 29 March 1806 the Dublin Evening Post advertised: Co. Galway. To be Let, for 21 years from the 1st of May next, either in the whole or in divisions, the lands of Cappard, containing about 112 acres of excellent grazing ground. On which there is a snug? lodge, with parlour, kitchen, 3 sleeping rooms, etc. coach house, stabling for 6 horses, cow house, garden and orchard; situated within 4 miles of Ballinasloe, 2o of Aughrim and 1 of Kilconnel. It is well worth the attention of these gentlemen who attend the great fairs of Ballinasloe. Charles Gipson, the herd, will shew the lands. N.B. Proposals, in writing (post paid0 to be received by Samuel W handy, Esq., Bracca-Castle, Kilbeggan and John Handy Esq., Aughrim, Ballinasloe..
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of John Halahan dated 2 February 1819.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Hickman Rose dated 18 March 1823.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Samuel Wesley Handy dated 12 August 1824.
     A John Handy was churchwarden in 1827.
     John was registered as John Handy, of Aughrim, co. Galway for property at Templemacatire, valued at 20 pounds registered at Moate Oct 22nd at Aughrim, Galway, on the 22 October 1832 electoral roll.
     John Handy was the lessee or tenant of Mackatere in Ardnurcher, re Newtown Fertullagh, Rectory.
     John died before 1 May 1838 in 11 York St, Dublin. His nephew Richard Fleming Handy described him (Mr John Handy) as a very devout character who never married and died a few years after his brother (1829). The Warder & Dublin weekly mail on 5 May 1838 advised: Deaths. April 27, at the house of his nephew, Dr Halahan, 11 ork Street, John Handy Esq., of Aughrim, county of Galway. He died as he lived, a sincere Christian. He was buried on 1 May 1838 in St Paul, Dublin.
     His will was proved in 1838 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland. John Handy Esq., Aughrim, Galway, #85. Executor S N [?] Halahan, York St.

John Handy

(2 September 1688 - )
     John Handy was born on 2 September 1688 in Newcastle, Tikillin, Wexford, Ireland. In 1734 he is described as John Handy the second son of Thomas Handy of Newcastle. He was the son of Thomas Handy and Sarah Deaves.
     John Handy married Sarah Randall on 25 September 1717 in Wexford, Ireland. John Handy of Newcastle took to wife Sarah Randell of Deeps? both in co. Wexford, in a public assembly of the People called Quakers at Ballynacarrick in sd county the 5th of 7th? month 1717; by whom he had the following: Jonathan 1721 and Thomas 1724.
A John Handy married Elinor Burke by publication [of banns] 30 Nov 1719 at St Catherine's Dublin. [Parish Register Society of Dublin, v.12].
John was party to a deed dated 11 March 1733; Deed between Thomas Handy the elder of Newcastle, co. Wexford & barony of Shilmaleer? and Thomas Handy the younger of the city of Dublin, merchant, eldest on of Thomas Handy the elder of the first part & John Handy of Newcastle aforesaid, farmer, second son of the said TH the elder of the other part Whereby the said TH the elder being seised & possessed of the town and lands of Newcastle Killown, BallymcShoneen & Ballywater in the barony Shilmaleer, co. Wexford containing c. 500 acres by virtue of a lease of lives renewable for ever made to him by Richard Saunders esq for consideration of the of the said deed mentioned and for settlement of the town & lands afsd did covenant, grant, conclude and agree & with the said TH the younger, the said John Handy and their heirs that the said TH the elder ...
     The National Archives hold a manuscript map: 'A draught of the lands of Newcastle, Ballymacshoneen and Kileann, situate by the river Slany and near Wexford, held partly by Thomas Handy and partly by John Handy. Laid down by Isaac Jackson. Quarto vellum sheet, coloured in outline [16 J 14 (7)].
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Thomas Handy dated 20 September 1752.
     The National Archives held a manuscript map: Map of part of Newcastle and Ballywalter, part of the late holding of John Handy from Mrs Katherine Pim, in the parish of Tickillin, co. Wexford. Surveyed by W Jones, and copied by R Kendrick in 1757, copied by P Mathews. Folio sheet, coloured in outline, June 1782.
I am confused as to which John this refers: her uncle?.

Children of John Handy and Sarah Randall

John Handy

(1778 - before 1859)
     John Handy was born in 1778. He was described as the second son. He was the son of Samuel Wesley Handy and Catherine Fleming.
     John was was a flour miller in Duninga, Grangesilvia.
     John Handy married Emily Alexander on 25 November 1800 in Belfast?, Antrim, Ireland. Their marriage was announced in the Belfast gazette. John Handy was listed in a directory dated 1814 as J Handy, esq. at Bettymount, Kilkenny.
     John Handy and Samuel Wesley Handy, Samuel Handy and Thomas Wade Handy were mentioned on 9 January 1823. John Handy was mentioned in a codicil to the will of Samuel Wesley Handy on 13 August 1826.
     He may be the John Handy mentioned in: The Kilkenny Independent
Saturday, February 10, 1827. Robbery & Reward. Whereas, between the House of One and Two o'Clock, on Morning of Wednesday, the 7th of February instant, the Stores and Offices of John Handy, Esq. situated in Green-street, in this City, were broken into, by several armed Persons at present unknown, who having severely cut, and wounded Mr Robert M'Connell, residing on the Premises, succeeded in robbing the said Office of upwards of £650- about £450 thereof being the Property of the said ROBERT M'CONNELL, and the remaining part thereof, the Property of the said JOHN HANDY. Now, We whose Names are hereunto subscribed, being desirous to bring the Persons concerned in such daring Outrage and Robbery to punishment, do hereby offer to pay the Sums attached to our respective Names, to such Person or Persons as shall, within Twelve Calendar Months from the Date hereof, give such Information as may lead to the Apprehension and Conviction of any one or more of the Persons concerned in said Outrage and Robbery- or the Sum of FIFTY POUNDS to any Person or Persons who will give such private Information as may lead to their discovery. John Handy was mentioned in the marriage settlement for Samuel Wesley Handy and Mary Farrington Middleton dated 13 March 1828. Marriage Settlement dated 13th March 1828 of Samuel Wesley Handy Esq. and Miss Mary Middleton - Between William Orme Handy and Samuel Wesley Handy both of Ormestown Kings Co. William Middleton MD and Mary, his second daughter, of Mullingar Westmeath, John Handy of Barraghcore, Kilkenny, and Samuel Marshall of Roscrea, Tipperary - James Middleton of Monie Tipperary and Captain Arthur Richardson of the 29th Foot.
William Orme Handy being seized in fee of lands of Ballintober, Barony of Tryawly, Co. Mayo he for considerations assigns same to John Handy and Samuel Marshall, as trustees, for the use of himself, for life, and to provide Samuel Wesley Handy, with £100 per annum for Mary Kingston, alias Handy, his wife, Samuel to have power to dispose of said lands by his will among his children he might have by his said wife Mary Middleton, or his issue by any other wife, also £50 per annum for any other wife, failing such issue, reversion to Alexander Kingston Handy, second son of William O Handy, reversion to Catherine and Mary Handy daughters of William O Handy and charged with £3000 for younger children of William O Handy.
William Middleton being seized for two lives of lands of Bennisnow, Barony Kerrin Tipperary, he assigns same to said Trustees for the use of the said Samuel and Mary and their issue, failing such issue reversion to Ann Middleton, eldest daughter of William Middleton to her heirs, failing their reversion to William Middleton, son of William Middleton by Catherine Dalton, reversion to James Middleton brother of William Middleton.
     John Handy was assessed under the Tithe Commutation Act between 1823 & 1837 in Grangesilvia, in 1829. For Duninga, Low Grange & Grunsborow Quarter.
     He was listed as John Handy, Esq., of Barracore, tithe in arrears £23/1/10 in the Schedule for Grangesilvia, county Kilkenny, submitted by the Rector, Rev John French, Clergy Relief Fund 1831.      
John Handy paid the tithes on 29 October 1834 in Ballinakill, Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath. John Handy of Dublin, paid tithes on Ballinakill, parish of Ardnurcher, barony of Kilcoursey, Kings county.
     John Handy lived at Barraghcore, Goresbridge, Grangesilvia, 1837.
     He possibly had a son John, as Mary was more likely to marry her cousin John than an uncle.
His son Andrew's entry to the King's Inns was sworn by his brother Fleming Handy, is this the brother of the applicant (not known) or of his father? He was described as a miller of Berraghcore, co. Kilkenny at that time.      
John Handy was taxed in the Primary Valuation circa 1849 in Duninga, etc, Grangesilvia, Kilkenny. John Handy Esq. was assessed on land in Duninga & Grange Lower in Grangesilvia and also a corn store, yard & garden in Green St, Gardens townland in the parish of St Canice, Kilkenny. He held 131 acres with houses, offices and flour mill in Duninga in fee, subletting to tenants including Fleming Handy. The valuation was £303, his home being worth £195. He also leased land at Grange, Lower Grangesilvia, Kilkenny for R Smithwick, Esq.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Dorothea Ann Handy dated 31 March 1853.
     John Handy lived at Leeson Street, Dublin, 1853. He was mentioned with his daughter Anne of Leeson St, Dublin in his sister Dorothea's will dated March 1853.
     John died before 1859. In August 1859, his brother Richard Fleming Fleming Handy states that his five brothers are dead.. He was buried in Mt Jerome cemetery, Dublin. Sacred To the Memory of JOHN HANDY who died July 21st 18(--) aged 75 years EMILY his wife who died January 14th 18(--) aged (-) years also DOROTHEA ANNE HANDY sister of the above JOHN HANDY who died May 10th 1893 (?).

Children of John Handy and Emily Alexander

John Handy

(circa 1764 - )
     John Handy was born circa 1764 in Westmeath, Ireland. He was the son of James Handy.
     John matriculated at Trinity College, Dublin, from 1780 to 1786. John Handy, Pensioner (Rev Thomas Young), April 3 1780, aged 15.5; son of James agricola; born Westmeath. B.A. Vern 1786.
     John Handy married Hannah Payne on 13 February 1801 in Old Leighlin, Carlow, Ireland. Married by license, John Handy, sadler, and Hannah Payne, both of the parish of Wells. There is no evidence to link John the sadler with the TCD student..