Tag Archives: William 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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William Handy (1762-1852)

  My ancestor William Handy was born on August 15, 1762 in Sandwich, Massachusetts, a town on Cape Cod, and died in Sandwich on February 8, 1852 at the age of 89. Mr. Handy served in the Continental Army under … Continue reading

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William Handy (1762-1856) of Sandwich, MA

    Attached below as a downloadable Word document is an article about my mother’s ancestor William Handy (1762-1856), sea captain, whaler and, ship owner. — Roger W. Smith     handy-2

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Ancestral connection between spouses: Ralph Ellis Handy (1893-1947) and Annie Congdon (Hart) Handy (1894-1972)

    Posted below as a downloadable Word document is a brief article discussing the fact that my maternal grandparents  Ralph Ellis Handy (1893-1947) and Annie Congdon (Hart) Handy (1894-1972) had a common ancestor.   — Roger W. Smith   … Continue reading

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