Tag Archives: Henry T. Handy

my Revolutionary War ancestor

      The following is the text of an email of mine to a friend today.   — Roger W. Smith, April 18, 2017     ************************************************************     Scott —   My mother’s ancestral link to the Revolutionary … Continue reading

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whaling career and log of Henry T. Handy (1845-1916) of Cataumet, MA

    Attached below as a downloadable Word document is my transcription of a journal kept by my great-grandfather Henry Thomas Handy (1845-1916) on a whaling voyage in 1868-1869. Also included are notes and commentary about Mr. Handy’s voyages by … Continue reading

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Henry T. Handy (1845-1916) advertisement, 1900 (“Teaming and Jobbing”)

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Henry Thomas Handy (1845-1916) of Cataumet, MA

            Posted below as a downloadable Word document is an article about my mother’s paternal grandfather Henry Thomas Handy (1845-1916).   — Roger W. Smith     handy-4

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My mother’s Ellis ancestors (Cape Cod)

    Below is a downloadable Word file which comprises a report on my Ellis ancestors from Cape Cod. They include the first immigrant, Lt. John Ellis of Sandwich, Massachusetts (b. ca. 1620); his wife Elizabeth (Freeman) Ellis (b. 1625): … Continue reading

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