Mary Ann Handy

(March 1856 - )
     Mary Ann Handy's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1856 in Andover, Hampshire. She was the daughter of William Handy and Ann Iceley Thompson. Mary and Jane were listed as the children of William Handy in the 1861 census in 14 Swetenham Rd, Plumstead, Kent. 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.
     Mary Ann Handy and Janet Handy were recorded 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.

Mary Ann Handy

(20 February 1877 - )
     Mary Ann Handy was born on 20 February 1877 in Tullamore RD, Offaly & Westmeath, Ireland. She was the daughter of William Handy and Margaret Kenny. Joseph, Agnes, Julia, Margaret, Catherine, Elizabeth, William, Mary, Michael, Edward and Bridget were listed as William Handy's children in the 1901 census in Raheen, Clara, Offaly.
     Mary died. She died unmarried.

Mary Ann Handy

(before 30 March 1884 - before 30 September 1885)
     Mary Ann Handy was born before 30 March 1884 in Rathdown RD, Dublin & Wicklow. She was the daughter of William Handy and Mary Hopkins.
     Mary died before 30 September 1885 in Rathdown RD Dublin & Wicklow.

Mary Ann Handy

(20 July 1867 - )
     Mary Ann Handy was born on 20 July 1867 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. She was the daughter of John Handy and Mary Brien. Joseph, John, Mary and James were listed as the children of John Handy in the 1881 census in 123 Blackscroft, Dundee, Angus, Scotland.
     Mary Ann Handy was recorded on the 1891 census in 117 Blackscroft St, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Mary Ann Handy, head, 22, millworker, with son Wiliam Handy 7 months. She was the informant at the death of John Handy, on 26 December 1896.
     Mary Ann Handy and Mary Brien were recorded on the 1901 census in 64 Lilybank Rd, Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Mary Handy, head, 60, born Ireland, jute mill worker, Mary Ann Handy 32, with Keely & Stanton families.

Child of Mary Ann Handy

Mary Anne Handy

(1885 - 21 December 1925)
     Mary Anne Handy was born in 1885.
     Mary died on 21 December 1925 in Raheen, Clara, Offaly. Mary Anne Handy, single, 40, infomant was her sister Lizze.

Mary Bridget Handy

(4 December 1869 - )
     Mary Bridget Handy was born on 4 December 1869 in Killina, Rahan, Offaly, Ireland. She was the daughter of Patrick Handy and Catherine Molloy.

Mary Catherine Handy

(before March 1837 - 1857)
     Mary Catherine Handy was born before March 1837 in Ireland. She was the daughter of Samuel Handy and Anna Townsend. Mary, John, William, Samuel, Charles, Annie, Fleming and Emily were listed as the children of Samuel Handy in the 1851 census in 30 King St, Liverpool, Lancashire.
     Mary died in 1857 in Wallasey SD, Wirral RD, Cheshire. She was buried on 9 April 1857 in St Hillary, Wallasey, Cheshire. Mary Catherine Handy of Liscard.

Mary Collins Handy

( - 1974)
     Mary Collins Handy was commonly known as Maisie. She was the daughter of Joseph Michael Handy and Catherine Warden.
     Mary died in 1974 in Scotland.

Mary Elizabeth Handy

(before December 1823 - 21 December 1901)
     Mary Elizabeth Handy was born before December 1823 in Sligo, Ireland. She was mentioned in her aunt Dorothea's will.. She was the daughter of Thomas Wade Handy and Elizabeth Knott.
     In Dorothea Ann Handy's will dated 31 March 1853 in Dublin, Ireland, Mary Elizabeth Handy was named as heir.
     Mary resided at York St, Kingstown, Monkstown, Dublin, Ireland, 1901.
     Mary died on 21 December 1901 in 51 York St, Kingstown, Monkstown, Dublin, Ireland. Mary Elizabeth Handy, Kingston, 21 December 1801, aged 78 (18th on probate record).
     The administration of her estate was granted to Samuel Wesley Handy on 25 January 1902 at Dublin. Adminstration with will of Mary Elizabeth Handy, late of 51 York St, Kingstown, Dublin, spinster, who died 18 December 1901 was granted at Dublin to Samuel W Handy, JP. Effects £1906/8/3.

Mary Elizabeth Handy

(1872 - 1899)
     Mary Elizabeth Handy was born in 1872 in Moodyville, Aka Pres. North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was the daughter of Samuel Wesley Handy and Amelie Vautrin.
Mary Elizabeth Handy married Francis or Francois Xavier Lafortune, son of Soloman Lafortune and Jane Doe La Ramee, on 29 October 1888 in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
     Mary died in 1899 in Beaver Hills, North West Territories, Alberta, Canada. Elizabeth Handy died in 1899 while giving birth to her daughter Elizabeth LaFortune. She was buried.

Children of Mary Elizabeth Handy and Francis or Francois Xavier Lafortune

Mary Ellen Handy

(13 September 1867 - )
     Mary Ellen Handy was also known as May Ellen in records. She was born on 13 September 1867 in Tullamore, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland. She was the daughter of Martin Handy and Mary Harmey.

Mary Frances Handy

(24 April 1898 - )
     Mary Frances Handy was born on 24 April 1898 in Sragh?, Tullamore RD, Offaly. She was the daughter of John Handy and Anne Molloy.

Mary Jane Handy

(29 March 1858 - )
     Mary Jane Handy was born on 29 March 1858 in 22 Charlotte St, Dublin. She was the daughter of Henry Handy and Harriett Hawker. Mary Jane Handy was christened on 18 April 1858 in St Peter, Dublin.

Mary Jane Handy

(before 1864 - )
     Mary Jane Handy was born before 1864.
Mary Jane Handy married Thornton James Brennan on 23 September 1885 in the Regiister's Office, Dublin. Both of full age, single, of 4 Temple bar, he was the son of James Brennen *decd) and she was the daughter of Henry handy (dec'd), carpenter.

Mary Kingston Handy

(circa 1818 - 15 January 1908)
     Mary Kingston Handy was also known as Maria Kingston Handy in records. Mary Kingston Handy was also known as Marie Kingstone Handy in records. She was born circa 1818 in Ireland. She was the daughter of William Orme Handy and Mary Kingstone.
     In Dorothea Ann Handy's will dated 31 March 1853 in Dublin, Ireland, Mary Kingston Handy was named as heir.
Mary Kingston Handy married John Handy, son of Samuel Handy and Jane Orme, on 24 November 1857 in St Peter, Dublin. They were both of 2 Rathmines Rd. The Catholic telegraph on 28 Nov 1857 announced: In St Peter's church, John, third son of the late Samuel Handy, Esq., of Bracca Castle, to Maria Kingston, youngest daugther of the late William Orme Handy, Esq, of Ormeston, Kings county.
     Mary Kingston Handy was mentioned in the will of Alexander Kingston Handy dated 7 June 1883.
     Mary resided, June 1883.
     Mary died on 15 January 1908 in The Octagon Private Hotel, Harrogate, Yorkshire. Handy - On 15th January, at Harrogate, Marie Kingston, widow of the late John Handy, in her 90th year. She was buried in Harlow Hill Cemetery, Harrogate. Marie Kingston Handy aged 90. Widow of the late John Handy Esq of Bracca Castle Co Meath Ireland.
     Her will was proved on 9 April 1908. Mary Kingstone Handy of the The Octagon Private Hotel, Harrogate, widow, died 15 Jan 1908. Probate granted to Kate Alicia Hamilton, spinster. Effects £31/3/2.

Children of Mary Kingston Handy and John Handy

Mary/Maria Handy

(24 August 1841 - )
     Mary/Maria Handy was born on 24 August 1841 in Dundee, Angus. She was the daughter of John Handy and Ann Kenny. Mary/Maria Handy was christened on 5 September 1841 in St Andrew's, Dundee.

Matthew Handy

(29 October 1870 - )
     Matthew Handy was born on 29 October 1870 in Arden, Offaly, Ireland. He was the son of Patrick Handy and Ann Downes.

Matthew Fleming Handy

(1806 - 12 November 1884)
     Matthew Fleming Handy was also known as Fleming in records. He was born in 1806 in Kilkenny, Ireland. He was the son of John Handy and Emily Alexander. Matthew Fleming Handy was christened on 1 November 1820 in Church of Irealnd, Tullamore, Offaly.
     Matthew was educated from between 1822 and 1823 at Dublin.
Matthew Fleming Handy married Isabella Sarah Gamble, daughter of Rev Henry Gamble and Elizabeth de Vere Law, on 18 September 1845 in Acton, Ballymore, Armagh, Ireland. The Armagh Guardian , 30 Sep 1845 reported: On the 18th inst., at Acton church, by the father of the bride, M Fleming Handy Esq., of New Haggard Cottage in the county of Meath, to Isabella Sarah, daughter of Rev H Gamble of Drumnargoole-house, county Armagh. The Dublin weekly nation on 4 Oct 1845 reported the same event at Poyntzpass church.      
Matthew Fleming Handy was taxed in the Primary Valuation of Ireland circa 1849 in Duninga, Grangesilvia, Kilkenny. Fleming Handy, townland of Duninga, Grangesilvia, Kilkenny leasing from John Handy.
In 1851 a case was reported in the Irish jurist, in the Court of the Exchequer 8 May 1851, Harries v. Handy and others re shares in a ship with Samuel Handy & Mathew Fleming Handy.
In 1876 he was listed among those owning more than 1 acre of land at Burragchore, Goresbridge having 20 acres 2 roods, 5 perches valued at £148/10/-.
     Matthew resided at 7 Tivoli Place, Corrig Rd, Kingstown, Dublin, circa 1880. Fleming Handy, esq.
     Matthew died on 12 November 1884 in Rathdown RD, Dublin & Wicklow. Matthew Fleming Handy, late of Barraghcore House, co. Kilkenny, died 12 November 1884 aged 78. He was buried in Deansgrange cemetery, Blackrock, Dublin. M Fleming Handy, late of Barraghcore, co. Kilkenny, died 12 November 1884 aged 78 years, his wife Isabella Sarah, born 12 Febraury 1825, died 31 December 1897. Emily A Handy, daughter of the above, died 17 January 1929.

Children of Matthew Fleming Handy and Isabella Sarah Gamble

Rev Maurice Arthur Handy

(15 July 1904 - 9 April 1998)
     Rev Maurice Arthur Handy was born on 15 July 1904 in the Rectory, Skyrne, Tara, Meath, Ireland. He was the son of Rev Leslie Alexander Handy and Frances Elizabeth Scott. Rev Maurice Arthur Handy graduated in 1925 from Trinity College, Dublin. His earlier education was at St Columba's College and he gained a MA in 1934. Maurice was a Church of Ireland clergyman from 1927. He was deacon in 1927, priest in 1928 (Dublin), curate St Stephen's 1927-1936; Head of the TCD Mission in Belfast 1936-9, curate Donnybrook 1939-1941, curate in charge Whitechurch 1941-54, incumbent Whitechurch 1954-65, Rural Dean Taney 1952-65, Cann Christ Chruch Cathedral 1963-1972l warden The Chruch's Ministry of Healing in Ireland 1865-72; incumbent Hacketstown U. (Leighlin) 1972-6.
Rev Maurice Arthur Handy married Daphne Murial Guy on 3 July 1940 in Mountmellick, Ardea/Rosenallis, Laois.
     Maurice resided at 55 Marley Avenue, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 1985.
     Maurice died on 9 April 1998 aged 93.

Child of Rev Maurice Arthur Handy and Daphne Murial Guy

Michael Handy

(31 August 1875 - )
     Michael Handy was commonly known as Mike. He was born on 31 August 1875 in Raheen, Clara, Offaly, Ireland. He was the son of William Handy and Margaret Kenny. Joseph, Agnes, Julia, Margaret, Catherine, Elizabeth, William, Mary, Michael, Edward and Bridget were listed as William Handy's children in the 1901 census in Raheen, Clara, Offaly.
Michael Handy married Kate Unknown circa 1907.
     Michael Handy and Kate Unknown were recorded on the 1911 census in 44 Stonehaven St, off Rochdale Rd?, Manchester, St George RD, Lancashire. Michael Handy, head, 35 married, wood docking case maker, born Clara, Kings co., Ireland; his wife Kate aged 32, married 4 years, born Sutton, co Carlow? Ireland; daughter Annie, 3, born Manchester son William L, 1 month born Manchester; sister Katie Handy, 25, single, house maid domestic, born Clara; with 3 firends, Patrick Stones, 38 labourer, born Moate, Westmeath Ireland; James King, 36, railway employee, porter, born Roscrea, Queens co., Annie Welsh, 23, cook domestic, born Ballinasloe,co. Galway, Ireland.
     Michael died in Manchester, Lancashire, England.

Michael Handy

( - circa 1839)
     Michael died circa 1839 in Silvermines / Bellagowan, Tipperary, Ireland. Administration for Michael Handy of Silvermines was granted in Killaloe & Kilfenora diocese. NA Reference IAR/1839/F/176. Doc. ID: 29590.
A John Handy, of Clonmel Tipperary had a will proved in 1752.

Michael A Handy

(March 1939 - )
     Michael A Handy's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1939 in Tullamore RD, Offaly & Westmeath, Ireland. He was the son of Joseph Handy and Bridget Bracken.

Minnie? Handy

(after 1868 - )
      She is not mentioned in Laurel's e-mails. Minnie? Handy was born after 1868. She was the daughter of Samuel Wesley Handy and Amelie Vautrin.

Nell Handy (Poor)

     Nell Handy (Poor) was the daughter of William Dawson Handy.

Nesta Ruth Eileen Handy

(1893 - )
     Nesta Ruth Eileen Handy was commonly known as Ruth. She was born in 1893 in Tranmere SD, Wirral RD, Cheshire. She was the daughter of John Alexander Handy and Emma Mary Carnie.
Nesta Ruth Eileen Handy married Creswick A Thomas on 3 May 1928 in the Register Officer, Liverpool, Lancashire. She had no issue and her estate went to the great nephew of her husband.

Nicholas Handy (tradesman)

(circa 1820? - )
     Nicholas Handy (tradesman) was born circa 1820? In Ireland. He may be the Nicholas Handy aged 47, born Ireland, clerk in spice mill, with his wife Margaret & 4 children living in St Louis, Missouri in 1870; and aged 26 in the 1850 census there. He was the son of Stray Handy.

Child of Nicholas Handy (tradesman)

Nicholas Middleton Handy

(before February 1836 - 20 February 1886)
     Nicholas Middleton Handy was born before February 1836. The Ballintober connection suggests that he is of the Orme family. He was the son of Samuel Wesley Handy and Mary Farrington Middleton.      
Nicholas Middleton Handy paid the Griffith Valuation between 1856 and 1857 in Ballintober, Kilfian, Tyrawley barony, Mayo. He owned 415 acres in Ballintober valued at £157 net annual value. His house was worth £8.00 p.a. He also had property in fee at Knocknagon in the same parish.
This may refer to a different Nicholas, as he would have only been 14-20.
Nicholas Handy was a tenant of the townlands of Garraghcloon (Garvacloon) and Drumfadda, owned by his father Samuel Wesley Handy who occupied Ballintobber, Curranmore & Curran (Caraun or Knocnagan).
The Irish Times on 12 April 1859 reported from the Landed Estates Court, co. Mayo: In the matter of the estate of Samuel Wesley Handy, owner and petitioner. Part of the lands of Ballintubber, together with the mill of Ballitubber and the subdenominations of Garraghcloon, Curranmore, Curran & Drumfadda, barony of Tyrawley, and county of Mayo, 496 acres, held ih fee, yearly rent 80 pounds. Bought by Mr Nicholas Handy, for 6,000 pounds.
     Nicholas resided at 'Glencarn', Ardcarn, Boyle, Roscommon, 1861.
Nicholas Middleton Handy married Frances Mary Greer on 28 February 1861 in St Mary's Church of Ireland, Dunsfort/Dunsford, Down, Ireland. Nicholas Middleton Handy, of full age, bachelor of Glencarn, co. Roscommon, son of Samuel Wesley Handy, Gent. to Frances Mary Greer, of full age, spinster of Corbally, daughter of James Greer, gent. by licence. Both signed in the presence of Samuel W Handy & James Silcock, clk? .
In 1876 Nicholas M Handy of Killala owned 330 acres 3 roods of land in county Tipperary.
     Administration of the estate of Samuel Wesley Handy was granted to Nicholas Middleton Handy, on 9 July 1878 in Dublin, Ireland, Samuel Wesley Handy jr, late of Killala, co. Mayo, surgeon in the 61st Regt of Foot, a bachelor, deceased, who died 27 July 1877 at same whose letters of administration were granted at the Principal Registry to Nicholas Middleton Handy of Ballintobber co. Mayo, the nominee of the father of said deceased, on 9 July 1878.
     Nicholas resided at 27 Corrig Ave, Kingstown, Dublin, circa 1880. Nicholas Handy, esq.
Names of 60 of the largest cess payers, in order of rating, whose names do not appear on the Grand Jury Panel: County Mayo: Nicholas Handy, Ballintubber, occupier of 129 [accres?] resident, Samuel Handy, Doonarrow,Upper, 83 [acres?] non resident.
Nicholas Middleton Handy was mentioned on 30 November 1883. An unknown person was a creditor of the estate of Samuel Wesley Handy, 18 February 1885. Letters of administration of the estate of Samuel Wesley Handy, late of Ballintubber House, Killala, co. Mayo, esq, who died 8 January 1883 at same were granted at the Prinicipal Registry to Nicholas Middleton Handy of same place, esq. the father. Effects £25.
     Nicholas died on 20 February 1886 in Dangan, Crossmolina, Bourney, Roscrea RD, Tipperary, Ireland. Of Crossmolina, co. Mayo, widower, gentleman. He was buried in Deansgrange cemetery, Blackrock, Dublin. Their memorial inscription reads: The above Nicholas Handy, Esq. of Balllintuber, co. Mayo, died 20 February 1885.
     His will was proved on 19 April 1886 at Dublin. Will of Nicholas Middleton Handy, late of Ballintubber House, Crossmolina, Mayo, Esq. who died 20 February 1886 at Roscrea, co. Tipperary, proved at Principal Registry by Orme Wm Handy, of Park House, Kinnegad, Meath, esq & Rev Leslie Alexander Handy of 1 Fitzwilliam St, Dublin, clerk, the executors. Effects £347/7/-.

Children of Nicholas Middleton Handy and Frances Mary Greer

Nicholas Middleton Handy

(23 April 1865 - 26 June 1884)
     Nicholas Middleton Handy was born on 23 April 1865 in 'Ballintubber House', Killala, Mayo, Ireland. Nicholas, son of Nicholas M Handy, Ballintobber & Frances Mary Handy formerly Greer, gentleman, informant: Nicholas M Handy, father, Ballintobber House. He was the son of Nicholas Middleton Handy and Frances Mary Greer.
     Nicholas died on 26 June 1884 in Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland, aged 19. Nicholas Middleton Handy, died 26 June 1884, aged 19. He was buried in Deansgrange cemetery, Blackrock, Dublin. ...Nicholas Middleton [Handy], died 26 June 1884 aged 18 years, the three sons of Nicholas M & Frances Mary Handy, of Ballintubber House, co. Mayo.

Norah Eveline Handy

(before April 1878 - 1920?)
     Norah Eveline Handy was born before April 1878 in Gt Crosby, Lancashire. She was the daughter of John Alexander Handy and Emma Mary Carnie. Norah, John, Edgar and Fanny were listed as the children of John Alexander Handy in the 1881 census in 11 Abbotsford Rd, Great Crosby, Lancashire.
     Norah died in 1920?.

Orme William Handy

(10 December 1839 - 24 August 1890)
     Orme William Handy was born circa December 1839. He was born about 1840 if 50 as stated at death in 1890; aged 8 in lease dated 29 March 1849, drawn up on 1 Nov 1848 Iin the rental of lands in Gortnaspore, Galway between his father and Dorothea Ann Handy. He was christened on 10 December 1839 in Church of Ireland, Geashill, Offaly. He was the son of Alexander Kingston Handy and Mary Richardson. Orme William Handy was a Freemason on 12 September 1867 in Mullingar, Westmeath. Struck off 25 Sep 84 (in red) - on same page: Samuel Handy Somers (8 Nov 1860). He was the informant at the death of Mary Richardson, on 27 October 1869.
On 19 September 1879, as a landed proprietor, was appointed magistrate in the county of Meath. Orme William Handy was a Freemason on 28 May 1880 in Edenderry, Offaly.
Orme William Handy married Kathleen Davenport Purdon on 7 September 1880 in St Peter, Dublin, Ireland. He was of Park House, JP. The IGI lists the children of Orme & Catherine Purdon, but they are patron entries and vague - 1830s, Parke, Meath.
     In Alexander Kingston Handy's will dated 7 June 1883 in 'Newtown House", Tullamore, Kilbride, Offaly, Orme William Handy was named as heir.
     Orme resided at 'Parke House', Phillipstown or Daingean, Killaderry, Offaly, Ireland, June 1883. He was an executor of Alexander Kingston Handy's estate on 19 December 1883 in Mullingar.
     Orme was registered as O W Handy of Park, was a rated occupier of 141 acres in the townland of Kilwarden at Ballivor, Meath, on the 1885 electoral roll. He was an executor of Nicholas Middleton Handy's estate on 19 April 1886 in Dublin, Ireland.
     Orme resided at 'Parke', Phillipstown or Daingean, Killaderry, Offaly, 1890.
     Orme died on 24 August 1890 in 'Park House', Kinnegad, Killucan, Meath, Ireland, aged 50. JP of Park House, Kinnegad, co. Meath. He left with other issue, an only son: Alexander Kingston Handy. He was buried at Castlejordan cemetery and his gravestone states:      
HANDY Who can hinder him. In loving memory of Orme William Handy. J.P., Park House, died August 24th 1890 aged 50 years. [There are three smaller stones with the following names Jane Florence Handy, Ralph Richardson Handy and Mary Handy (88/2/ )Behind Church].
     His will was proved on 15 January 1891 at Dublin. Will of Orme William Handy, late of Parke House, Kinnegad, co. Meath, esq. JP, who died 24 August 1890 at same place was proved at the principal registry by Katherine Davenport Handy of Park House, widow, one of the executors. Effects under £12,266/8/6. Personal estate in England £1889.

Children of Orme William Handy and Kathleen Davenport Purdon