Theodore F. Handy

23 April 1876–1949 (Age 72)
Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Theodore F.

When Theodore F. Handy was born on 23 April 1876, in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Frank Edward Handy, was 21 and his mother, Ida Isabelle Hovey, was 18. He married Jessie M. Clark on 3 December 1900, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1949, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Theodore F. Handy
Jessie M. Clark
Marriage: 3 December 1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1900Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 6
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 20
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

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

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

    Sources (14)

    • Handy, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Theodore F Hondy in household of Frank E Hondy, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Theodore F. Handy, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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