James Henry Handy

18 April 1855–24 April 1935 (Age 80)
Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Henry

When James Henry Handy was born on 18 April 1855, in Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Handy, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Rebecca Watts, was 35. He married Lucy Day on 2 December 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 24 April 1935, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Handy
1855–1935
Lucy Day
1855–1905
Marriage: 2 December 1872
James Harvey Handy
1873–1874
Lucy Ann Handy
1875–1963
George Henry Handy
1877–1930
Samuel Joseph Handy
1879–1975
Leonard Thomas Handy
1881–1961
Emma Handy
1883–1972
Elmer Day Handy
1886–1945
Newel Day Handy
1888–1970
Nora Day Handy
1889–1965
Elgin Day Handy
1892–1982
Ida Day Handy
1894–1895
Martha May Handy
1896–1896
Edna Day Handy
1898–1965

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World Events (8)

1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
Age 2
The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
1863
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 21
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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Ship Cynosure Information

Ship: Cynosure Date of Departure: 29 Jul 1855Port of Departure: Liverpool, England LDS Immigrants: 159Church Leader: George Seager Date of Arrival: 5 Sep 1855Port of Arrival: New York, New York …

Sources (53)

  • James H Handy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Handy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Handy, "United States Census, 1900"

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