Handley, David (1808-1863)

Family

David was baptised on 23 November 1808 at Scarcliffe, Bolsover, Derbyshire. His parents were William and Ruth.

He married Mary Walker (1813-1837) on 26 June 1837 at St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire.

He married Jane Russell (1809-1893) on 19 October 1839 at Scarborough, Yorkshire. Records identify two children.

  • John (1841-1922) – a lead miner (1880)
  • Mary Jane (1843-1915) – married Edward Reed, a farmer (1870), in 1861

David and family emigrated to USA in 1845 arriving in Boston on the ship St Petersburg. The U.S. 1860 Census return records his occupation as farmer.

David died on 30 August 1863 at Council Hill, Jo Daviess County,  Illinois, USA.

Circuits

  • 1833 Grimsby
  • 1834 Grimsby (6 mths)
  • 1834 Scotter (6 mths)
  • 1835 Leeds
  • 1837 Tadcaster
  • 1838 Hull
  • 1840 Knowlwood
  • 1841 Whitby
  • 1842 Pickering
  • 1844 Driffield
  • 1845 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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