Col. Isaac Handy

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Isaac HANDY, Col.

Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Somerset County, MD
Death: November 12, 1762 (56)
Somerset, MD, USA
Place of Burial: Wicomico County, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Handy and Mary Handy
Husband of Annie Handy
Father of Capt George Handy; Mary Dashiell Harris; Capt Thomas Winder Handy and Henry Dashiell Handy
Brother of Sarah Tull; Mary Handy; Samuel HANDY II; William Handy; Thomas Handy and 8 others

Managed by: Gilbert S Handy
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About Col. Isaac Handy

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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Col. Isaac Handy's Timeline

April 13, 1706
Somerset County, MD
October 30, 1727
Age 21
Somerset County, Maryland, USA
November 8, 1733
Age 27
Somerset County, MD
February 18, 1737
Age 30
Wicomico County, Maryland, USA
March 7, 1747
Age 40
Somerset Co., Maryland
November 12, 1762
Age 56
Somerset, MD, USA
Wicomico County, Maryland, United States