1833–9 July 1893 (Age 60)
County Roscommon, Ireland

The Life of Maria

Maria was born in 1833, in County Roscommon, Ireland. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Lucien Nichols Handy. She lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 July 1893, in California, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Lucien Nichols Handy
Joseph Luce Handy
Minnie Handy
Lucian Francis Handy
Stephen Handy
Silvia Handy
Catherine Handy

Spouse and Children



    Joseph Luce Handy


    Minnie Handy


    Lucian Francis Handy


    Stephen Handy


    Catherine Handy


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 6

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

Age 17

California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

Name Meaning

A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent. Faria is a Cornish form of Maria. Mary is the same as Maria. Marie is the French form of Mary. Mairi is the Gaelic form of Mary. Marian is a diminutive of Mary. Marianne is derived from Marian or from Mary Anne. Marion is a diminutive of Mary. Moire is a Gaelic form of Mary. Molly is a baptismal name from Mary. Mall is a baptismal name derived from Mary. Muire is a Gaelic form of Mary. Muireal is the Gaelic form of Marion, derived from Mary.

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Handy in household of Lucien Handy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maria Handy in household of Lucien Handy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maria Handy in household of Lucien W Handy, "United States Census, 1880"

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