Manley Hayden Handy

27 April 1896–21 February 1966 (Age 69)
Lampasas, Texas, United States

The Life of Manley Hayden

When Manley Hayden Handy was born on 27 April 1896, in Lampasas, Texas, United States, his father, William Henry Handy, was 50 and his mother, Harriet Finnell, was 29. He married Zertha Bay KLOCK on 6 July 1924, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Adamsville, Lampasas, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 3, Ward, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 21 February 1966, in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States.

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Manley Hayden Handy
Zertha Bay KLOCK
Marriage: 6 July 1924
Manley Hayden Handy
Vida Lucille Handy
Melvin D Handy

Spouse and Children

6 July 1924
Los Angeles, California, United States



    Vida Lucille Handy


    Melvin D Handy


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English hondi ‘skillful with one's hands’, ‘dextrous’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Manly H Handy in household of William H Handy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manley H Handy in household of William Handy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hayden Handy in household of William H Handy, "United States Census, 1910"

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