Isaac HANDY (1706 - 1762)

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Death: Died in Somerset, MD, USA
Managed by: Gilbert S Handy
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Col. Isaac HANDY was born on 13 Apr 1706 in Somerset Co. MD. He was born on 13 Apr 1706 in Somerset Co. MD. He was elected as Assemblyman, state of Maryland in 1747 in MD. He died on 12 Nov 1762 in Somerset Co. MD. Funeral sermon on Job 9:21 "Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; for the hand of God hath touched me." He lived Pemberton in Somerset Co. MD 1741-.223 "It is not known at what circumstances Col. Handy received his military commission. The title of Colonel, however, is constantly given in the church and county records, and in the list of subscribers to Rev. Gilbert Tennant's sermons he is called the 'Hon. Col. Isaac Handy Esq.' In his will he bequeaths his son Isaac his 'troopers saddle and bridle, and all the furniture unto them belonging, and his pistols, holsters, and caps, and silver hilted sword, to him, and his heirs forever.'" -- Handy Annals, p.18

A park now covers most of what used to be Isaac Handy's plantation, now Pemberton Historical Park. Read this article for more information.

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April 13, 1706
November 12, 1762
Age 56
Somerset, MD, USA