Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Ebenezer Handy

Male Abt 1697 - 1735  (~ 38 years)


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  • Name Ebenezer Handy 
    Born Abt 1697  Coventry Parish, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 1734/35  Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I096420  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Samuel Handy,   b. 13 Nov 1646, Tanworth, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1721, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Sewell,   b. 1658, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 7 Aug 1716, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1679  Coventry Parish, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Dashiell,   b. 1702, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1722  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Handy,   b. 30 Oct 1724, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     2. Isaac Handy,   b. 1725, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 11 years)
     3. Robert Handy,   b. 1726, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     4. Mary Elizabeth Handy,   b. 1726, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 10 years)
     5. John Handy,   b. Abt 1730, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     6. Mary Handy,   b. Abt 1732, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F39044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Handy, Ebenezer, Somerset Co., 2nd Dec., 1735 ; 20th Jan., 1735.
      To son Benjamin and hrs., 300 A. "Rum Ridge," 350 A. "Handy's Security," adjoining to afsd. tract; and personalty; sd. son and his estate to care of brother Isaac until 18 yrs. of age. son Robert and hrs., 300 A. "Handy's Beginning," bought of Thomas Cox, the marsh that father - bought of John Roach; and personalty; sd. son and his estate to care of Mathias Dashiel until 18 yrs. of age.
      To dau. Mary Elizabeth, son John and young. dau. Mary, personalty; last named dau. to care of her aunt Rebeckah Stewart until age of 16 or day of marriage.
      To wife Betty, extx., certain legacies and 1/3 of personal estate, residue to be divided between 5 child., viz.: Benjamin, Robert, Mary Elizabeth, John and Mary.
      Test: George Dashiell, John Caldwell, secundus, Levin Disharoon.
      21st Jan., 1735-6, wife Betty claims her thirds. 21. 496.
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      Ebenezer Handy 21.381 SO 595.15.11 Feb 6 1735 Jun 16 1736
      Appraisers: Thomas Gilliss, James Maccmurry.
      Creditors: John Handy, William Creagh.
      Next of kin: John Handy, Isaac Handy.
      Executrix: Betty Handy.
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      Ebenezor Handy 25.120 A SO 595.15.11 662.3.5 Jul 7 1748
      Received from John Wooden, Henry White, Jerremy Right, Dennis Driskill, William Hern, John Lingo, Elisabeth Hall, Isaac Crouch, Elisabeth King, Robert MoCilpin, John Seaden, John Farlee, William Calliway, William Calliway, Sr., Patrick Daley, John Davis, George Benston, Levin Disharoon, William Bowin, Patrick Caldwell, Phillip King, Thomas Davis, William Jones, Matthew Hosier, Daniel Davis, John Lecatt, John Disharoon, Peter Freeny, William Heayman, Joseph Murfey, Thomas Howland, Henry Benston, William Benston, Edward Calliway, Jacob Phillips, Jacob Bounds, Paul Cragi.n, Richard Wallace, John Trahern, Patrick Cearsey, Edward Wooden, John Shockley, Sr., John Caldwell, Sr., Jacob Jarman, John Cearsey, John Christopher, Mazes Driskill, Katherine Buckham, John Mitiell, William Caldwell, Moses Smith, Henry Speer, Nathanel. Waller, John Purdue, Rober Caldwell, Richard Mitchell, John Ruck, Frances Lank, William Calliway, Alexander Draper, Ann Hill, Thomas Covington, Robert Davis, John Caldwell, Samuel Turner, Thomas Cox, Mary Clifton, James Longo, George Smith, George Goddard, John Calliway, James Cooper, William 011ifent, Samuel Hall, John Davis, Joseph Nicholson, William Vennables.
      Payments to: Capell King, Jarrott Wiley, William Fordred, Capt. David Wilson, John Polk, Thomas Lindall, Capt. Crossett, Henry Lowes, Capt. John Handy, Peter Burnett, Katherine Carr, Col. George Dashiels, Jonathon Shockley, Hugh Caldwell, Capt. John Williams, George Clifton, Levin Dashiels, Edward hilman, Patrick Steward, heirs (unnamed) of Timothy Canniday, Joseph Leonard, Joseph McClester, John Handy, James Hays, Mr. Hayward, John Caldwell guardian to John & Mary Handy (their portions), widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Payments to (in equal amounts, their portions): Benjamin Handy, Robert Handy, Jane Handy guardian to Mary Handy, Robert Mills guardian to John Handy. Legatees: widow (unnamed).
      Executrix: Elisabeth Handy, now wife of Elgit Hitch
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      Handy, Samuel, Sr., Somerset Co., 15th May, 1721; 13th Sept., 1721.
      To 2 sons, Samuel and Thos., and hrs., land and marsh with the mine and Jerico ditch.
      To son Thomas, tract bou. of John Layton, and personalty; sd. son dying without issue, land to pass to son Stephen, personalty to dau Priscilla and sons Stephen and Isaac.
      To son William, and hrs., "Suffolck," where he now lives.
      To son Ebenezer and hrs., "Rum Ridge" and 1/2 of marsh bon. of John Roach, eont. 425A., and personalty.
      To 2 sons, John and Stephen, and hrs., "Little Goshen," Dorchester Co., bou. of Thos. Layfield; personalty.
      To dau. Priscilla, sons Isaac, Benj. and Samuel, dau. Sarah Tull and 3 daus., Mary Fountenly, Jane Coulbourn and Rachel Coulbourn, personally.
      To 4 sons, viz. Ebenezer, Stephen, Isaac and Benjamin, and dau. Priscilla, residue of personal estate; son Thomas to have estates of his 2 young bros., Isaac and Benj., in his hands,
      Exs.: Son Ebenezer and dau. Priscilla.
      Test: John Scott, Joseph Gray, George Scott, Sarah Scott, Jane Scott.
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      Dashiell (Dasheill), Hast, Somerset Co., 12th March, 1729; 8th May, 1730.
      To bro. James and hrs., "Johnson Lott," on condition that sd. James makes over the land he holds at Wetipkin to his bro. Mathias and hrs., otherwise sd. Mathias to possess "Johnston's lott," where mother now lives; and personalty.
      To Sarah King Stewart, personalty, to be pd. her at marriage by Alex. Stuart or his wife.
      To Mathias and William Dasheil, personalty.
      Alex. Stuart, ex. and residuary legatee.
      Test: George Dashiell, Capell King, Joseph Wailes.
      Codicil: 14th March, 1729. Godson Benjamin, son of Eben. Handy; Daniel and John, sons of Joseph Wales, and Ann, dau. of Michael Dashiel, each to have 1 year's schooling if they live to age of 12 yrs.
      Test: Same as above. 20, 71

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