Joe Handley

Brief Life History of Joe

When Joe Handley was born on 17 December 1911, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Robert Handley, was 25 and his mother, Columbia Jane Ruff, was 19. He married Ruth Maryetta Hazen on 13 March 1933, in Thomas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Loup Election Precinct, Cherry, Nebraska, United States in 1940 and Thedford, Thomas, Nebraska, United States for about 1 years. He died on 21 July 1964, in San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Joe Handley
Ruth Maryetta Hazen
Marriage: 13 March 1933
Percy J Handley
Charles Hanley

Sources (10)

  • Joe Hanley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe Handley, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Joe Handley, "Nebraska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Hanley .

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

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