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 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.

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.
Jeremiah Handy 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..
Jeremiah Handy witnessed Anne Molloy and John Handy's wedding on 27 June 1897 in RC chapel of Durrow, Kilbeggan, Tullamore Union, Westmeath.
     Jeremiah Handy was recorded 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 was recorded 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.
     John Handy and Samuel Wesley Handy mortgaged property on 23 August 1791. John Handy, in consideration of 800l, mortgaged certain lands in the county Galway, therein mentioned, to Samuel Wesley Handy Mentioned in notice in Daily Dublin Express 7 Dec 1857 re Incumbered estate of Dorothea Anne Handy etc.
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, sq., of York St, Dublin paid the tithe composition for lands in Westmeath & Kings counties along with Samuel Wesey Handy, Esq, of Bracca Castle.

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 - 21 July 1854)
     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 and 1832.      
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 resided 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.
His mansion house and 110 acres at Barraghcodre, otherwise, Salisbury, in the barony of Gowran, co. Kilkenny, were advertised on 3 Jun3 1848 as being put to auction by the Chancery Court in the Kilkenny Journal, and Leinster Commercial and Literary Advertiser .      
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 declared bankrupt in January 1849 in Dublin. The Pilot on 23 Jan 1849 listed under Bankrupts: John Handy, late of Barraghcore, in the county of Kilkenny, but now of No. 4 Upper Leeson street, merchant, miller, dealer, and chapman to surrender on Tuesday, 30th January, and on Friday 2nd March. His flour mills were advertised on 2 Oct 1847 in the Dublin Evening Post.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Dorothea Ann Handy dated 31 March 1853.
     John resided at Leeson St, Dublin, 1853. He was mentioned with his daughter Anne of Leeson St, Dublin in his sister Dorothea's will dated March 1853. He was buried in July 1854 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 1853.
     John died on 21 July 1854 in 4 Upper Leeson St, Dublin. In August 1859, his brother Richard Fleming Fleming Handy states that his five brothers are dead. Saunders's News-Letter 25 July 1854 reported: July 21 at no. 4 Upper Leeson-street, John Handy, Esq., aged 75 years.

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..

John Handy

(circa 1813 - before 30 June 1889)
      John is not mentioned in his presumed brother Sam's will with the other two brothers. John Handy was born circa 1813 in Ireland. He was the son of Samuel Handy and Jane Orme. John Handy was christened in 1814 in Mayo. 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.

He may be the John Handy who advertised in the 'Boston Pilot' 2 Dec 1854 for William Handy, commonly called Lavin of county Mayo, who came to this country 6 years ago and landed in New York, when last heard of was in Port Harmer, O. in April last. Information received by brother John Handy, 60 Roevelt St, New York..
John Handy married Mary Kingston Handy, daughter of William Orme Handy and Mary Kingstone, 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.
     John resided at Brackagh/Bracca Castle, 1877. He was described as of Bracca Castle at this son Samuel WAJ's death.
     John died before 30 June 1889 in Tullamore RD, Offaly & Westmeath, Ireland.

Children of John Handy

Children of John Handy and Mary Kingston Handy

John Handy

(12 April 1656 - )
      He may the father of John and Samuel of Bracca. I have no proof of any of these links. The John who died in 1731 is more likely to be the son/grandson of the Jonathans of Kilbeg. However Samuel was definitely related to the Quaker branch as he was called cousin in Quaker Tom's will. John Handy was born on 12 April 1656 in Waterford, Ireland. 12th of First month. Another page gives John, a son born at Waterford the 15th of the 1st month 1655/6 (& about 12th month 1657!). He was the son of Thomas Handy and Elizabeth Sain(s) / Saim.
John Handy married Eleanor Burke on 30 November 1719 in St Catherine, Dublin. John Handy & Elinor Burch/Burk. by publication [of banns]. This John seems too old for this marriage - further research required.

Children of John Handy and Eleanor Burke

John Handy

(12 January 1685/86 - August 1686)
     John Handy was born on 12 January 1685/86 in Newcastle, Tikillin, Wexford, Ireland. 10th month!. He was the son of Thomas Handy and Sarah Deaves.
     John died in August 1686 in Corlican, Whitechurchglynn, Wexford, Ireland. John Handy, 4th month 1686, aged 6 months, son of Thomas & Sarah, Corlican.

John Handy

(circa 1822 - 10 September 1896)
     John Handy was born circa 1822 in Ireland. He was the son of RC Handy.
John Handy married Bridget Donohoe before 1852 in Ireland.      
John Handy paid the Griffith Valuation in 1854 in Puttaghan, Kilbride, Offaly. John Handy leased a house valued at £1/10/-, offices and 17 acres 3 roods, 2 perches of land, valued at £21/5/- from Henry J McFarlane, He was also lessor of a vacant house valued at 5/-.
     John Handy made a will dated 31 January 1867 in Puttahawn, Kilbride, Offaly. I John Handy of Puttahawn in the parish of Kilbride in the Kings County, farmer.... £1000 ... daughter Mary, daughter Ellen, daughter Bridget, daughter Catherine, son Bernard, son James, son Patrick ... money left by will of Loughlan Spollin ... my son Martin, Witnessed by Martin Handy & Pat Handy.
     John Handy made a will dated 21 December 1891 in Puttaghan, Kilbride. John Handy of Puttahawn, Kilbride, Kings county.
     John died on 10 September 1896 in St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. John Handy, widower, aged 74, farmer. He was described as a lunatic under the Court of Chancery for several years before death in the probate record.
     The administration of his estate was granted on 30 November 1896 at Dublin. Administration of the estate of John Handy formerly of Tullmaore, King's county at Swift's hospital, Bow Lane, West Dublin, Gent, who died 10 Sep 1896 at latter place granted at Dublin to Joseph McDermott of 16 Fleet street, Dublin, solicitor attoney of the son (limited). (Cancelled 16 Dec 1897) Effects £1,999 7s 11d.
     The administration of his estate was granted on 21 December 1897 at Dublin. Administration (with the will) of the personal estate of John Handy formerly of Tullmaore, King's county at Swift's hospital, Bow Lane, West Dublin, Gentleman, who died 10 Sep 1896 at Swift's hospital granted at Dublin to Joseph McDermtt of 16 Fleet street, Dublin, solicitor attoney of the son (limited). (Grant dated 30 Nov 1896 cancelled) Effects £1,999 7s 11d.

Children of John Handy and Bridget Donohoe

John Handy

(before 1700 - circa 1752)
     John Handy was born before 1700. He was the son of Protestant Stray Handy.
     John died circa 1752 in Clonmel, Cork, Ireland.
     His will was proved in 1752 at Cloyne, Cork, Ireland. John Handy, Clonmel, co. Tipperary.

John Handy

(21 June 1846 - )
     John Handy was born on 21 June 1846 in Armagh, Ireland. At Drumnargoole House, county Armagh, the residence of her father, the Rev. H. Gamble, the lady of M. Fleming Handy, Esq., of a son.
He died in infancy. There is a memorial stone at Grangesilvia.. He was the son of Matthew Fleming Handy and Isabella Sarah Gamble.

John Handy

(circa 1670? - before 28 January 1731)
     John Handy was born circa 1670?. He may be Jonathan the son of Jonathan of Kilbeg who adminstered his father's estate in 1689. He is possibly the father of John. He may also be the Jonathan who had no surviving issue and left his estates to his brother Samuel?. He was the son of Jonathan Handy.
On 1 November 1708 John Handy sold property in Brackareagh, Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath, Ireland. On the 24 December the registration of sale on 1 & 2 November 1708 for 190 pounds by Charles L'Estrange? of Lissenisley in Kings Co., gent, to Samuel Handy of Brackareagh, co. Westmeath, gent, Little Ballinakill, 63 1/2 acres in Kilcursey barony in Kings co., subject to 1 pound and 3 pence quit or crown rent. Witnessed by John Handy of Killbegg/Kilbiggin, co. Westmeath, gent, Charles Fermor of Moycashel, Westmeath, gent, Peter Marsh of Moyeyely?, Kings co., Signed by Samuel Handy.
John Handy married Catherine Unknown (Handy) (Ormsby) before 1710.
     John Handy made a will dated 24 February 1711/12 in Kilbeg, Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath. The will of John Handy of Killbegg, co Westmeath, gent leaves all to his wife C/Katherine Handy and son Thomas Handy, a minor, if he dies, land to Rowland Cooke, son of Thomas Cooke of Dunshauglin co. Meath and his issue etc., if they fail then to nephew John Handy, second son of Samuel Handy of Brackagh-Reagh co. Westmeath, gent. Children to be born after date of will provided for. Executors wife Catharine, my brothers Samuel Handy & Thomas Handy & his kinsman Eleazer Pierson of Dublin city esq. Overseers: Jn Judge of Ressagh in Kings Co., esq., Jonathan Robinson of Lismoyny, hatter. Probate to Catherine Ormsby alias Handy, widow & executrix of testatator, saving rights of the 3 executors.
     John Handy and Samuel Handy were mentioned in a deed dated 18 December 1727 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath. Indenture of lease and release dated 18 & 19 December 1727, Lease: 1 John Usher, Dublin & Brabason Newcomen, Louth, esq; 2 Richard Warburton, Dublin, esq. Release: 1 John Usher & B Newcomen, 2 James Clark of Kellystown, Kildare, son and heir of Thomas Clark, 3 Richard Warburton, 4 Samuel Handy of Brackareagh, Westmeath, gent; whereby the release citing a mortgage on the lands of Killbeg & Brackareagh by the said James Clark & John Handy esq to the said John Ussher for £1000 in trust ... has agreed to sell to the said Samuel Handy for £1450/13/8 part of mortgaged ....& the said Samuel Handy only laid down £440/13/8 ... townland of Killbeg & Brackareagh commony called or known as Colelaugh and that part of Brackareagh meared & founded as in the map annexed except 10 acres of Brabazon Newcomen ... Witnessed by Stephen Fouace of the city of Dublin, merchant. Registered 9 Jan 1827/8..
     John died before 28 January 1731 in Kilbeg, Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath, Ireland. This is unlikely as he is not mentioned in his presumed father's will of 1688.
     His will was proved on 28 January 1731 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland. John Handy, gentleman, of Kilbeggan, co. Westmeath.

Child of John Handy and Catherine Unknown (Handy) (Ormsby)

John Handy

(3 October 1872 - circa 1882)
     John Handy was born on 3 October 1872 in Raheen, Clara, Offaly, Ireland. John son of William Handy, Raheen & Margaret Handy formerly Kenny, weaver (who made his mark). RootsIreland gives his baptism as 1 Oct at Clara. He was the son of William Handy and Margaret Kenny. John Handy was christened on 7 October 1872 in Clara/Horseleap, Westmeath. John ... Wm Handy & Margt Kenny, sponsors John Dolan & Ann Ken... han.
     John died circa 1882. A John Handy aged 3, died in 1875 age 3 in the Tullamore district, but also a John aged died in 1875 in the Tullamore district..

John Handy

(circa 1840 - )
     John Handy was born circa 1840. He was the son of Andrew Handy and Margaret Kenehan.

John Handy

(circa 1705 - before 26 November 1764)
     John Handy was born circa 1705. He is described as the second son of Samuel Handy in documents in the Registry of Deeds.. He was the son of Samuel Handy and Jane or Joan Lowe.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of John Handy dated 24 February 1711/12. He was described as his nephew and second son of Samuel Handy. They was listed on a deed dated 3 January 1726/27 as a witness. A memorial of articles dated 3 January 1726/7 whereby Thomas Handy of Templemackatire co. Westmeath, gent. for consideration thereunder mentioned did give & grant to Samuel Handy of Brackarea in the said county, gent, his heirs etc, all his right, title/tithe and interest in the farm lands and appurtenances of Aghrim in the co. of Galway then in possession of the said Samuel Handy forever after the decease of the said Thomas Handy paying yearly during the said Thomas Handy's life the sum of £15 sterling annually which said article is witnessed by Mary Whalley, sister to the said Thomas Handy and by Samuel Handy junior, son to the said Samuel Handy & this memorial is witnessed by Samuel Handy junior and John Handy son to the said Samuel Handy. Samuel Handy - seal, Signed and sealed in the presence of John Handy & Samuel Handy jr. He witnessed a land transaction on 20 January 1739/40 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath. Deeds of lease and release dated 20 & 21 January 1739 between Samuel Handy of Brackareagh, Westmeath, gent of the first part & Samuel Handy of Coolelaugh, Westmeath, gent, youngest son of the said Samuel Handy of the other part whereby Samuel Handy the elder in love and affection and the consideration of £700 to be paid to Brabazon Newcomen by the said Samuel Handy the younger did grant bargain and sell unto Samuel Handy the younger the town & lands ... of Coololough being a moiety of the lands purchased by the said Samuel Handy the elder from James Clark, deceased, situate in the barony of Moycashel. And also a moiety of the town & lands of Aghrim containing 1414 acres held by the said SH the elder from Richard Warburton, Esq for lifes with renewals for ever ... with half of the customs or toll of the market & fairs of Aghrim aforesaid and half of the profits of the mills of the same and half the gardens which belonged to the mill with all the privileges etc to the said town and lands ... to the said Samuel Handy the younger and to his heirs forever ... with a clause that Samuel Handy the younger and his heirs & under tenants of Coolelough aforesaid shall have free liberty to pass through Brackareagh to the bog of Brackareagh. Witnessed by John Handy of Brackareagh, Westmeath, gent. Signed by Samuel Handy.
     A virtually identical deed on the same date gave the lands of Brackareagh to John Handy the second son of Samuel Handy with a clause and warranty and a yearly provision out of the said lands and premises for the said Samuel Handy & Joan Handy his wife and the survivor of them.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Samuel Handy dated 3 March 1740. He was described as his son. John Handy was mentioned in the marriage settlement for Samuel Handy and Ruth Mirifield dated 31 August 1742. Deed between Samuel Handy of Coolelaugh co Westmeath, esq & Ruth Mirifield alias Bertrand of Dublin city, widow, daughter of Peter Bertrand of Dublin city, merchant who is a party to the settlement of which the trustees are John Bertrand & J... Bred? both of Dublin city, merchants, the bride is entitled to £200 under will of her uncle J John Bertrand of Dublin city merchant deceased & now gets £300 from her father in addition to what she owns in her own right. Handy owes £1400 to Brabazon Newcombe as mortgage of his 1/2 of Coolelough in Moycashel barony, co. Westmeath bought by his father Samuel Handy senior from Jas Clerk which he settles, also his 1/2 of Aughrim ... in Kilconnel barony co Galway held on lease of lives for ever from Richard Warburton dew by Sam Handy senior. Aghrim, Brackareah Asers...lane and Collelaugh have been divided between the bridegroom Handy Handy junior and his brother John Handy. Coolelough being 1/2 of the whole lands of Brackareah, Coolelaugh & A..ras..lane. Memorial gives a very full description of the boundaries of Coolelaugh & Aghrim. Witnesses William Wade of Killervally co. Westmeath, gent, Chas Heatley gent & Gilbert Allason notary public, both of Dublin city, memorial signed by Sam Handy.
     John Handy was mentioned in a deed dated 20 October 1742 in Brackareagh, Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath, Ireland. Indented deed of lease 20 October 1742 between John Handy of Brackareagh, Westmeath, gent & William Crowe of Aghrim, co. Galway, clerk. John Handy did demise to Wm Crow lands of Milcam Bridge meared to the East by the river leading from the loughs of Aghrim to Milcam Bridge on the south by the high road leading from Milcom Bridge to the town of Aghrim on the west by that part of Coololagh called the rough park and on the north by the lough of Aghrim to Kelly bog ... 38 acres 2 perches, plantation measure in the parish of Aghrim, barony of Kilconnell, c. Galway. Lease by lives ... Witnessed by Samuel Handy of Coolelough, Westmeath, gent.
     John Handy and Samuel Handy were mentioned in a deed dated 17 June 1743 in Westmeath. A deed of lease and release dated 17 & 18 June 1743: lease between 1) Richard Warburton, etc. & Brabazon Newcomen & 2) Dame Mary Dunn, widow and release between 1) Richard Warburton, 2? John Handy of Brackareah, Westmeath, gent & Samuel Handy of Coolelough, Westmeath, gent, 3) Brabazon & 4) Dame Mary Dunne: the release citing that James Clarke & Thomas Clarke of Kildare, by deed of release dated 22 April 1706 had released & confirmed in mortgage unto John Tandy of Drewstown in the county of Meath the town and lands of Kilbeg c. 285 acres & Brackareagh, baron of Moycashel, co. Westmeath, with an annuity of £30 payable to Thos Clarke for life and by release dated 5 August 1710 reciting that there was now due to John Tandy .... [£1000] the said John Tandy ... released & confirmed unto John Ussher ... & the said James Clarke agreed to sell to Samuel Handy father of the said John & Samuel Handy his equity of redemption in that part of Kilbeg & Brackareagh commonly known as Colelaugh containing c.150 acres as in map annexed & also to convey to Samuel Handy his equity in redemption in that part of Brackareagh c. 108 acres for which purchase Samuel Handy was to pay £1840/13/6 ... and further reciting that the said Samuel Handy the father was dead but before his death by deed of 21 January 1730/1 ... by which said deed whereof this said memorial in consideration of £1100 to Brabazon Newcomen paid by the said Dame Mary Dunne by the direction of the said John Handy & Samuel Handy the younger ... the said BN did grant release and confirm and the said John Handy & Samuel Handy died ratify & confirm unto the said Dame Mary Dunne the foresaid part of the lands of Kilbeg and Brackah commonly called Colelough c. 180 acres and Brackagh c. 108 acres to hold to the said Mary Dunne her heirs, etc. forever subject to the equity of redemption remaining in the said John & Samuel Handy did ... release forever quitclaim and confirm unto the said Mary Dunne all their estate, right& equity of redemption the said lands to hold to her & her heirs & assigns absolutely. Discharged for the equity remaining ....
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Jonathan Handy dated 6 February 1759. He was described as his brother.
     John Handy made a will dated 29 November 1763 in Brackareagh, Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath. His will describes him as John Handy of Brackagh-Rea, co Westmeath, gent, and mentions his mother Jane Handy, brothers Jonathan Handy & Samuel Handy, nephew Samuel Handy, sister Anne Fouace, widow, mother of nephews [Sam &?] Chas & Thos Fouace, nieces Margaret Wade alias Fouace and Lidia Warren alias Fouace; niece Joan Oakes alias Handy; lands to brother Samuel then to nephew Samuel Handy and then to nephews the Fouaces. Executor his brother Sam Handy. Witnesses Thomas Handy, Tho Booth, Robert Swindells, probate to executor.
     John died before 26 November 1764 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath, Ireland. There is no evidence to link this Westmeath death with the Wexford birth. But he may be the John Handy of Clonmel, co. Tipperary whose will was proved in the diocese of Cloyne in 1752 or the Quaker John born (or his son)..
     His will was proved on 26 November 1764 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland. John Handy, Brackareagh, co. Westmeath, Gent.
     John Handy was mentioned in the will of Samuel Handy dated 1 July 1779. He was described as his brother.

John Handy

(before February 1739 - 14 February 1827)
     John Handy was born before February 1739 in Ireland. He was the son of Martin Handy or Hand.
     John died on 14 February 1827 in Killina, Rahan, Offaly, Ireland. He was buried in St Carthach's churchyard, Rahan, Ballycowan, Offaly, Ireland. His headstone states: John Handy of Killina died 14th February 1827, aged 88 years. Erected by his son Patrick Handy of Killina.

Child of John Handy

John Handy

(circa 1860 - before 7 April 1884)
     John Handy was born circa 1860. THis may refer to the birth announcement in the Evening Freeman 4 March 1859: Births: Feb 28 at Ballinacoola House, county Wicklow, the wife of John Handy, Esq, of a son??. He was the son of Stray Handy.
     John died before 7 April 1884 in Ardnurcher or Horseleap, Westmeath, Ireland. John Handy, April 7 1884 aged 23. He is buried in the Church of Ireland graveyard, Kilbeggan.

John Handy

(circa 1854? - 4 August 1913)
     John Handy was born circa 1854?. He was the son of James Handy.
     John was registered at Tullamore, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland, on the October 1889 electoral roll. John Handy is listed twice in the Tullamore Municipal voters, being two of the 205 ratepayers of Tullamore, from £4 upwards, who were qualified to vote for fice town commissioners in October 1889.
John Handy was listed in a directory dated 1890 as John Handy £115 at Ballydrohid, Kilbride, Offaly, Ireland. There were four Handys, Jeremiah, John, Martin & Patrick, on the Tullamore Polling district rated electors. He was also listed as a farmer of Ballydrohid on the Special Crown Jury panel for the Winter Assizes commencing 5 December 1889..
John Handy married Anne Molloy on 27 June 1897 in RC chapel of Durrow, Kilbeggan, Tullamore Union, Westmeath. John Handy farmer of Ballyduff, son of James Handy famer, to Anne Molloy, housekeeper, of Ballydrohid, daughter of Joseph Molloy, farmer, both single of full age. Both signed in the presence of Jeremiah Handy Mary Agnes Molloy.
     John died on 4 August 1913 in Sragh, Tullamore, Offaly.

Child of John Handy and Anne Molloy

John Handy

(before 30 September 1882 - before 30 September 1884)
     John Handy was born before 30 September 1882 in Rathdown RD, Dublin & Wicklow. He was the son of William Handy and Mary Hopkins.
     John died before 30 September 1884 in Rathdown, Rathdown RD, Dublin & Wicklow.

John Handy

(30 November 1865 - )
     John Handy was also known as John Handy (of Dundee) in records. He was born on 30 November 1865 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. A John Handy, son of Thomas was baptised 1 April 1862 at Clara/Horseleap, mother A Daly. He was the son of Thomas Handy and Ann Daly.