John Wesley Handy

13 December 1870–10 August 1871
Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley Handy was born on 13 December 1870, in Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Daniel Andrew Handy, was 27 and his mother, Jennie A. Rayworth, was 29. He died on 10 August 1871, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Andrew Handy
1843–1888
Jennie A. Rayworth
1841–1913
Lillian M. Handy
1866–1868
Rodolpho M. Handy
1867–1945
Lillian L Handy
1869–1869
John Wesley Handy
1870–1871
Bessie Lillian Handy
1871–
Fred Wesley Handy
1879–1947

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Name Meaning

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

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

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  • John Wesley Handy, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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