John Handley

Brief Life History of John

When John Handley was born about 1794, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Handley, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Henderson, was 25. He married Nancy T Dandey about 1829, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Laurens, South Carolina, United States in 1820 and Meriwether, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. He died after 1860, in Warm Springs, Meriwether, Georgia, United States.

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John Handley
Nancy T Dandey
Marriage: about 1829
Elizabeth M. Handley
son Handley
Margaret Louise Handley
James Constantine Handley

Sources (6)

  • John Hanley, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1860"
  • William Handley, "West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971"
  • John Hanley, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Hanley .

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

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