Joy Handy

Submitted by Jay T. Priest, 2003.



Copied from a Bible of Joy Hand, the first minister of the First Baptist Church in Fredonia, NY.  Printed by Gage and Clough for Robert McDermut and sold at his book store 248 Pearls Street, April 1806.

This Bible was presented to the Darwin R. Barker Society by Harriet Handy Daniel Dec. 29 1897.

Copied by Ella C. Crocker, Registar Benjamin Prestcott Chapter, Fredonia, NY.


Family Register

Joy Handy                   born    24 January 1772
Polly M. Crosman       born     26 April 1774
    The above were married 1 January 1794

Almira Handy               born    14 November 1795
Polly Handy                 born     15 November 1797
    Their first son born and expired 22 November 1799
    Their second son born and expired 7 June 1800
Joy Handy Jr.              born    19 June 1801
Jairus Handy                 born    30 April 1803
Naomi Handy               born    17 January 1805
Alfred Handy                born    6 January 1807
Zebiah Handy               born    20 November 1809
Mashti Almeda Handy  born    6 August 1812

Marriages


Almira Handy was married to Stoughton Gaylord Sept. 13 1815
Joy Handy Jr. married to Margaret Gurn January 26 1826
Jairus Handy was married to Achsa Lapham June 1 1826
Alfred Handy was married to Miss Rhoda Ann Hull of the City of Buffalo May 28 1834
Almeda V. Handy was married to John Saxton Sept. 20 1837
Zebiah B. Handy was married to Solomon Morton Oct. 14 1837

Deaths

Polly Handy our second daughter died October 4 1815 in her 14th year of her age
Almira Gaylord our oldest daughter died February 21 1816 in her 21st year of her age
Naomi Handy third daughter died August 16 1831 age 26 years and 7 months
Jairus Handy fourth son died November 7 1831 age 28 years 6 mo 7 days
Achsa Handy died at Hamilton on October 31 1833
Stoughton Gaylord died February 1 1823 age 39 years
Joy Handy senior died July 5 1836 aged 66 years 5 months and 11 days.
Polly M. wife of Joy Handy Senior died May 5 1862.
Alfred Handy died September 3 1862
Margarette Handy died February 20 1888
Joy Handy Jr. died September 10 1888.