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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Handy Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Handy Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Handy family tree.

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Miscellaneous Handy Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Handy

Wikipedia William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 ? March 28, 1958) was a blues composer and musician, often known as the "Father of the Blues".
Wikipedia Jacob Daniel Handy and Zackery Christopher Handy (born September 12, 1993 in Los Angeles, California) are two American child actors.
Wikipedia Laura Lynn Handy (born July 25, 1980 in Atlantic City, New Jersey) is an American figure skater.
Wikipedia Levin Irving Handy (December 24, 1861 - February 3, 1922) was an American educator, lawyer and politician, from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.
Wikipedia Levin Corbin Handy (August 1855 ? March 26, 1932) was an American photographer who worked during the 19th and early 20th century.
Wikipedia Thomas Troy Handy was a United States Army general who served as Deputy Chief of Staff, U.
Wikipedia Margaret Irving Handy (1889 - 1977) was a pioneering doctor who was one of the first to specialise in paediatric medicine.
Wikipedia Captain John Handy (June 24, 1900, Pass Christian, Mississippi - January 12, 1971, New York City) was an American jazz alto saxophonist.
Wikipedia Wayne Handy (born May 14, 1935) is a rockabilly singer.