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Hannah Charlotte Handspiker (F)
b. 1 March 1852
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     Hannah Charlotte Handspiker Hannah Charlotte, may be Hannah Catherine. There are mixed records, with mixed mentions. She was born on 1 March 1852. She was the daughter of Jesse Hanselpiker and Bertha Sophia Handspiker.

Sarah Elizabeth Handspiker (F)
b. 8 August 1854, d. 1901, 1908 OR 1909
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     Sarah Elizabeth Handspiker died 1901, 1908 OR 1909. She Could possibly be the same Sarah listed as an 'inmate' in the insane asylum at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1891, aged 37 (Baptist) in the Census for Halifax. Which may be why her dates of death vary. She was born on 8 August 1854. She was the daughter of Jesse Hanselpiker and Bertha Sophia Handspiker.

Charlotte Ann Handspiker (F)
b. 1857
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     Her married name was Milbury. Charlotte Ann Handspiker was born in 1857. She was the daughter of Jesse Hanselpiker and Bertha Sophia Handspiker. Charlotte Ann Handspiker married Angus McInnes Milbury, son of David Milbury and Leah Marshall, on 30 December 1886 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Children of Charlotte Ann Handspiker and Angus McInnes Milbury
Leonard Milbury (living)
Herbert Milbury (living)
Webb Milbury (living)
Henry Harrison Milbury (living)

Amelia Stark (F)
b. 1831, d. 4 November 1916

     Amelia Stark married John (Jonathan) Hanselpiker, son of Conrad Handlespiker and Jane Vantassel, Bef ORE 1864. Her married name was Hanselpiker. Amelia Stark was born in 1831 at New Brunswick, Canada. She died on 4 November 1916.

Children of Amelia Stark and John (Jonathan) Hanselpiker
Henrietta 'Nettie' Handspiker b. 1864
Agnes Margaret Handspiker+ b. 15 Jun 1866, d. 1956
Harry Taylor Handspiker b. 3 Sep 1868, d. 3 Mar 1881
Amelia Handspiker b. 25 Nov 1870, d. 1871
Charlotte Louisa Handspiker b. 20 Aug 1872, d. 11 Sep 1872
Almira 'Myra' Handspiker+ b. 9 Jun 1873, d. 12 Jun 1951
Annie May Handspiker+ b. 28 Jul 1875, d. 10 Aug 1957
Sarah J. 'Sadie' Handspiker+ b. 1878, d. 4 Oct 1962

Harriet Handspiker (F)
b. 1855

     Harriet Handspiker was born in 1855.

Henrietta Handspiker (F)
b. 1859
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     Her married name was Harding. Her married name was Parker. Henrietta Handspiker Not 100 percent sure of this marriage to Ambrose Parker. In fact, in records for Lynn, Massachusetts, Henrietta's marriage to Charles E. Harding in 1887 was her first. See below:

Henrietta, marriage in Lynn, 02-May-1887, to Charles E. Harding, of Swampscott, she was of Lynn. Both were 28, he was shoemaker b. Swampscott, to Nathan and Mary. She was operative b. Digby, NS, to Abraham and Caroline. First marriage for both. She was born in 1859 at Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of Thomas Abraham Hanselpiker and Caroline Stark. Henrietta Handspiker married Ambrose Parker on 9 September 1876 at Tiverton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Henrietta Handspiker married Charles E. Harding, son of Nathan Harding and Mary UNKNOWN, on 2 May 1887 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.

Fletcher Handspiker (M)
b. 1860
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     Fletcher Handspiker was born in 1860. He was the son of Thomas Abraham Hanselpiker and Caroline Stark.

Loretta Handspiker (F)
b. 1863
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     Loretta Handspiker Often seen as 'Letha.' She was born in 1863. She was the daughter of Thomas Abraham Hanselpiker and Caroline Stark.

Rachel Handspiker (F)
b. 8 September 1862
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     Rachel Handspiker was born on 8 September 1862. She was the daughter of Thomas Abraham Hanselpiker and Caroline Stark.

Lillian Ida May Handspiker (F)
b. 1867
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     Lillian Ida May Handspiker was born in 1867. She was the daughter of Thomas Abraham Hanselpiker and Caroline Stark.

Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor (F)
b. 1833, d. 1905

     Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor Have seen death listed on index, but not actual record, as yet.

Ellen Handspiker listed as HoH in 1880, where, if at all, was Moses listed in Boston census records?

Residence in Boston, for Ellen in 1878 was 284 Blue Hill Ave. John, polisher, her son, resided with her at that time. As Ellen was listed as 'Mrs. Ellen' believe Moses died prior to 1880.

1892, Ellen Handspiker, widow of Moses, h. r. 42 Dacia (Boston? Roxbury?). Her married name was Handspiker. She was baptized in 1833 at Roman Catholic Church. She was born in 1833 at Ireland. She married Moses Handspiker, son of Conrad Handlespiker and Jane Vantassel, on 4 November 1851 at Digby?, Nova Scotia, Canada. Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor died in 1905 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

Children of Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor and Moses Handspiker
Honoria Handspiker b. 27 Nov 1852
John Seymour Handspiker+ b. 20 Sep 1854, d. 1885
Martha J. Handspiker b. 1859, d. 7 Jan 1882
Mary Eliza Handspiker b. 1862

Honoria Handspiker (F)
b. 27 November 1852
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     Honoria Handspiker was born on 27 November 1852. She was the daughter of Moses Handspiker and Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor.

John Seymour Handspiker (M)
b. 20 September 1854, d. 1885
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     John Seymour Handspiker John was a piano tuner and repairer in Boston, MA.

John, marriage in Boston, 30-Oct-1879 (is he same who d. 1885?), married Margaret Davern, both resided Boston. He was a piano polisher, b. Boston?, as was she. His parents were Moses and Ellen, hers were William and Margaret. First marriage for both.

1882 Directory for Boston, James A. Handspiker, farmer, at Mrs. Rebecca Joy's, Weld St. W. Roxbury. John, piano polisher, at house on 90 Quincy St., Roxbury.

1884, John, polisher, w. house at 282 Blue Hill Ave. He was born on 20 September 1854 at Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Moses Handspiker and Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor. John Seymour Handspiker married Margaret A. Davern, daughter of William Davern and Margaret UNKNOWN, on 30 October 1879 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. John Seymour Handspiker died in 1885 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

Children of John Seymour Handspiker and Margaret A. Davern
Ellen Elizabeth Handspiker b. 1 Jan 1880
Mary Ann Handspiker b. Apr 1884, d. 24 May 1885

Martha J. Handspiker (F)
b. 1859, d. 7 January 1882
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     Martha J. Handspiker was born in 1859 at Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of Moses Handspiker and Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor. Martha J. Handspiker died on 7 January 1882 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

Mary Eliza Handspiker (F)
b. 1862
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     Her married name was Collins. Mary Eliza Handspiker Mary E., marriage in Boston, 02-Nov-1881, to John Collins, both of Boston, he was 21, she was 19, he was a car driver b. Boston, she was b. Boston, his parents were Patrick and Mary, hers were Moses and Ellen, first marriage for both, by James B. Troy of Boston (JP?). She was born in 1862 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA. She was the daughter of Moses Handspiker and Ellen (Grancy\Ganey?) Gaynor. Mary Eliza Handspiker married John Collins, son of Patrick Collins and Mary UNKNOWN, on 2 November 1881 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA.

Mary Jane Handspiker (F)
b. 1859, d. 1933
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     Her married name was Vantassel. Mary Jane Handspiker was born in 1859. She was the daughter of David James (George) Handspiker and Rebecca (Hamm) Ham. Mary Jane Handspiker married Charles Russel Vantassel on 15 December 1875. Mary Jane Handspiker died in 1933.

Children of Mary Jane Handspiker and Charles Russel Vantassel
Ernest Brown Vantassel+ b. 1888, d. 1952
Gordon Whitman Vantassel+ b. 1893, d. 17 Jan 1983

Alice Dorinda Handspiker (F)
b. 23 September 1867
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     Alice Dorinda Handspiker was born on 23 September 1867. She was the daughter of David James (George) Handspiker and Rebecca (Hamm) Ham.

David Freeman Handspiker (M)
b. 15/16-DEC-1867/69/70, d. 31 May 1943
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     David Freeman Handspiker was born 15/16-DEC-1867/69/70 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of David James (George) Handspiker and Rebecca (Hamm) Ham. David Freeman Handspiker Date listed:Thursday, June 3, 1943
Decedent: 1943 Freeman Handspiker
Source :Digby Courier
Surnames: HANDSPIKER, PECK
Submitter: Luella Marshall
The death of Freeman HANDSPIKER occured at his home in Mount Pleasant on Monday May 31 , after an illness of several months duration. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs David
HANDSPIKER and died on the homestead where he was born seventy-four years ago. His
wife , formerly Eliza PECK of Bear River predeceased him several years ago.He is survived by one brother Jerry (Jeremiah Ellis Handspiker) of the United States; and several neices and nephews . The funeral was held in the Grace United Church yesterday afternoon, Dr. T.W. HODGSON officiating . Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.

Note, the Funeral Record was ordered by Ernest VanTassell, nephew, residing in Digby.
10 Jun 1943: Card of Thanks: The friends of the late Freeman Handspiker, Mount Pleasant, wish to thank the kind neighbours and others, who in any way assisted during his illness and death; also those who sent flowers. - Brother Jerry, Mr and Mrs Ernest B. VanTassell (nephew)
Funeral Record shows vital information and Father as David Handspiker, Mother is Rebecca Hamm.
David's name may have been spelled Hanspiker, and was of Mount Pleasant.. Rebecca Hamm is shown to be of Bear River. He married Eliza May Peck, daughter of Whitman Peck and Annie Maria Beeler, on 15 December 1891 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. David Freeman Handspiker died on 31 May 1943. He was buried on 2 June 1943 at Fairview Cemetery, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

David William Handspiker (M)
b. between 17 October 1842 and 1843, d. 7 November 1917
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     David William Handspiker Date listed:Friday, November 9, 1917
Decedent: 1917 D. W. Handspiker
Source :Digby Courier
Surnames: ANDERSON, HANDSPIKER, MIDDLETON, ROWE
The death took place at Broad Cove , on Wednesday , Nov. 7th. of Mr. D. W. Handspiker in the 75th year of his age . He had been in ill health for several months (was stricken, by OTHER accounts with Bright's Disease). The deceased is survived by his wife , five sons , William , Wallie,
Ernest, and Stewart , of Broad cove, Judson in the United States , and three daughters Mrs Middleton , Broad Cove, Mrs (Nelson) Rowe of Boston and Mrs Anderson of Glouster. The interment was in Broad Cove , Rev. W.I. Croft of Digby , conducting the service. Much sympathy is extended to the wife and family.

Along with Edward Needham Handspiker, was co-owner of the schooner 'Rambler' (built in 1847 at Digby).

1881 Canada Census for Digby, Digby County, NS:

David W HANDSPIKER M Male Dutch 39 Nova Scotia Fisherman Baptist
Heneretta HANDSPIKER M Female Dutch 40 Nova Scotia Baptist
Prynthia A HANDSPIKER Female Dutch 16 Nova Scotia Baptist
William E HANDSPIKER Male Dutch 14 Nova Scotia Baptist
Lilla B HANDSPIKER Female Dutch 10 Nova Scotia Baptist
George W HANDSPIKER Male Dutch 8 Nova Scotia Baptist
Alabertha HANDSPIKER Female Dutch 3 Nova Scotia Baptist
Walter S HANDSPIKER Male Dutch 5 Nova Scotia Baptist
Jeremiah HANDSPIKER Male Dutch 2 Nova Scotia Baptist

NOTE: This is Jeremiah JUDSON, not Jeremiah Ellis. With the earlier confusion between which David begat which Jeremiah, it is clear that David William, who married Henrietta Adams, had Jeremiah 'Judson' Handspiker (often seen as just Judson), and that David James and his first wife, Rebecca Ham(m) were the parents of Jeremiah Ellis Handspi(c)ker. He was naturalized; Captain. He was born between 17 October 1842 and 1843 at Culloden, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of John Simeon Hanselpiker and Rachel Vantassel. David William Handspiker married Henrietta Adams, daughter of Robert Adams and Harriet Augusta Campbell, on 10 December 1864. David William Handspiker died on 7 November 1917 at Broad Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Children of David William Handspiker and Henrietta Adams
Matilda 'Tillie' Handspiker (living)
Prentha Augusta Handspiker b. 1865, d. Mar 1950
William Edgar Handspiker+ b. 1867, d. 1923
Florence Handspiker b. 1869
Lillian Blanche Handspiker+ b. 23 Jun 1871, d. 31 Jul 1954
George Washington Handspiker b. 1873, d. 1891
Robert Stewart Handspiker b. 9 Mar 1875, d. 19 May 1950
Alberta 'Bertha' Handspiker b. 1878
Jeremiah Judson Handspiker b. 22 Sep 1879, d. 1967
Clarence Wallace Handspiker+ b. 1 Sep 1881, d. bt 29 Jan 1973 - 1979
Ernest C. E. Handspiker b. 1883, d. 1924
Margaret May Handspiker+ b. 29 Aug 1888, d. 25 Jun 1957

William Handspiker (M)
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     William Handspiker is the son of John Simeon Hanselpiker and Rachel Vantassel.

James Albert Handspiker (M)
b. 26 March 1854, d. 25 October 1933
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     Reference: CV1. James Albert Handspiker was born on 26 March 1854. He was the son of John Simeon Hanselpiker and Rachel Vantassel. James Albert Handspiker married Ann Barbara Ross, daughter of Daniel Ross and Sarah (Wife Of) Ross, on 9 May 1880. James Albert Handspiker died on 25 October 1933 at age 79.

Children of James Albert Handspiker and Ann Barbara Ross
Elizabeth Handspiker b. 1880
Angus Enos Handspiker+ b. 17 Nov 1882, d. 20 Nov 1951
Dora May Handspiker+ b. 1887, d. 1963

Matilda Jane Handspiker (F)
b. 1839
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     Her married name was Adams. Reference: CV1. Matilda Jane Handspiker was born in 1839 at Broad Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of John Simeon Hanselpiker and Rachel Vantassel. Matilda Jane Handspiker married Charles Alex Adams, son of Robert Adams and Harriet Augusta Campbell, on 24 January 1868 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Children of Matilda Jane Handspiker and Charles Alex Adams
Frank Adams (living)
Eleanor Adams (living)
Loran Ashley Adams (living)
Frank Adams d. Aug 1895
Matilda Adams (living)
Howard Adams (living)
Robert Adams (living)
Clayton Adams (living)
Charles Burgess Burroughs Adams b. c 1867

Dahlia Ferebee Handspiker (F)
b. 18 May 1851
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     Dahlia Ferebee Handspiker Also seen as Dahla, without the 'i', at times. She was born on 18 May 1851. She was the daughter of John Simeon Hanselpiker and Rachel Vantassel.

Cynthia Jane Vantassel (F)
b. 20 October 1863, d. 10 September 1940
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     Her married name was Handspiker. Cynthia Jane Vantassel Date of death taken from e-mail quoting notebook of Alice Dares in the Acadia University Library, at Wolfville. She was born on 20 October 1863 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of Edward Vantassel and Relief 'Leafy' Ray. Cynthia Jane Vantassel married John Chelsey Handspiker, son of Henry (S.) Handspiker and Rachel Stark, on 17 February 1881 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. Cynthia Jane Vantassel died on 10 September 1940 at age 76.

Children of Cynthia Jane Vantassel and John Chelsey Handspiker
Jean Handspiker (living)
Muriel Handspiker (living)
Ada Ann Handspiker+ b. 1882
Laura L. Handspiker b. 1886, d. 1892
Leonard Robertson Handspiker+ b. 1886, d. 24 Mar 1963
Mae Meretha Handspiker b. bt 1887 - 1889, d. 13 Apr 1906
Agnes Handspiker b. 1890
Ernest C. Handspiker b. 1891, d. 1895
Edgar Aberdeen Handspiker b. bt 5 Jul 1892 - 1893, d. 1952
Della Eunice Handspiker+ b. bt 1897 - 1899, d. 26 Mar 1984
John Gable Handspiker b. 1901, d. 7 Feb 1957
Phillip A. Handspiker b. 1904, d. 1906
Bessie H. Handspiker+ b. bt 1904 - 1908, d. 20 Jan 1997

Laura L. Handspiker (F)
b. 1886, d. 1892
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     Laura L. Handspiker was born in 1886. She was the daughter of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. Laura L. Handspiker died in 1892.

Ernest C. Handspiker (M)
b. 1891, d. 1895
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     Ernest C. Handspiker was born in 1891. He was the son of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. Ernest C. Handspiker died in 1895.

Mae Meretha Handspiker (F)
b. between 1887 and 1889, d. 13 April 1906
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     Mae Meretha Handspiker Died aged 17 of typhoid and pneumonia. Reference: CV1. She was born between 1887 and 1889. She was the daughter of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. Mae Meretha Handspiker died on 13 April 1906.

Phillip A. Handspiker (M)
b. 1904, d. 1906
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     Phillip A. Handspiker was born in 1904. He was the son of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. Phillip A. Handspiker died in 1906.

Della Eunice Handspiker (F)
b. between 1897 and 1899, d. 26 March 1984
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     Her married name was Vantassel. Reference: BM, CV1, VT. Della Eunice Handspiker was born between 1897 and 1899 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. Della Eunice Handspiker married Gordon Whitman Vantassel, son of Charles Russel Vantassel and Mary Jane Handspiker, on 17 November 1915. Della Eunice Handspiker died on 26 March 1984 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Children of Della Eunice Handspiker and Gordon Whitman Vantassel
Edith Louise Vantassel (living)
Evelyn Vantassel (living)
Trueman Whitman Vantassel+ b. 1923, d. 1978

Edgar Aberdeen Handspiker (M)
b. between 5 July 1892 and 1893, d. 1952
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     Edgar Aberdeen Handspiker was born between 5 July 1892 and 1893. He was the son of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. Edgar Aberdeen Handspiker died in 1952.

John Gable Handspiker (M)
b. 1901, d. 7 February 1957
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     John Gable Handspiker was born in 1901. He was the son of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel. John Gable Handspiker died on 7 February 1957 at Jefferson, Maine, USA.

Jean Handspiker (F)
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     Jean Handspiker is the daughter of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel.

Sarah Jane Stark (F)
b. November 1853, d. 23 October 1923
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     Her married name was Handspiker. Sarah Jane Stark Her obituary states she was the granddaughter of John Stark, who came w/ two brothers from Scotland, on the ship 'Mary Jane' in 1789, and went to Culloden, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was born in November 1853 at Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of Thomas Mason Stark and Jane Elizabeth Hanselpiker. Sarah Jane Stark married James Venning Handspiker, son of Henry (S.) Handspiker and Rachel Stark, on 11 November 1885 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. Sarah Jane Stark died on 23 October 1923 at age 69.

Children of Sarah Jane Stark and James Venning Handspiker
Guilford Whittaker Handspiker+ b. 23 Aug 1886 or 1887, d. 21 Aug 1946
Lloyd Handspiker (living)

Guilford Whittaker Handspiker (M)
b. 23 August 1886 or 1887, d. 21 August 1946
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     Reference: CV1. Guilford Whittaker Handspiker was born on 23 August 1886 or 1887 at Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of James Venning Handspiker and Sarah Jane Stark. Guilford Whittaker Handspiker married Lena May Jefferson, daughter of William Jefferson and Mary Rice, on 2 January 1917 at Digby?, Nova Scotia, Canada. Guilford Whittaker Handspiker died on 21 August 1946 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Child of Guilford Whittaker Handspiker and Lena May Jefferson
Rosco Guilford Handspiker+ (living)

Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau (F)
b. 20 July 1841, d. 9 May 1893

     Her married name was Handspiker. Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau was born on 20 July 1841 at Saulnerville, Nova Scotia, Canada. She married Charles Henry Handspiker, son of Jesse Hanselpiker and Bertha Sophia Handspiker, on 30 December 1868 at Trinity Anglican Church, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau died on 9 May 1893 at age 51.

Children of Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau and Charles Henry Handspiker
John Phillip Handspiker+ b. 12 May 1866
James Edward Handspiker+ b. 20 Apr 1870 or 1878, d. 2 May 1955
Louis O. Handspiker b. bt 7 Dec 1871 - 1872
Mary Agnes Handspiker b. 1 Jul 1873, d. 30 Apr 1893
Walter Douglas Handspiker+ b. 12 Aug 1877, d. 23 Aug 1950
Archibald Stillman Handspiker+ b. 20 Aug 1878, d. 30 Oct 1944
Ainsley Stailing Handspiker+ b. 2 Aug 1879, d. 28 Sep 1961
Watson Chipman Handspiker+ b. 1894, d. Jul 1923

John Phillip Handspiker (M)
b. 12 May 1866
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     Reference: CV1. John Phillip Handspiker was born on 12 May 1866 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. John Phillip Handspiker married Ada Ann Handspiker, daughter of John Chelsey Handspiker and Cynthia Jane Vantassel, in 1899.

Children of John Phillip Handspiker and Ada Ann Handspiker
Emma 'Emmy' Handspiker (living)
Violet Handspiker (living)
Phillip Handspiker (living)
Ruby Handspiker (living)

James Edward Handspiker (M)
b. 20 April 1870 or 1878, d. 2 May 1955
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     Reference: CV1. James Edward Handspiker 1911 Canada Census for Culloden, Digby Co, NS:
19 60 Handspiker James E M Head M Apr 1878 36 1901
20 60 Handspiker Mary F Wife M Aug 1877 34 1901
21 60 Handspiker Mary F Daughter S Jun 1897 14 1901
22 60 Handspiker James M Son S Sep 1899 12 1901
23 60 Handspiker Charles M Son S Apr 1900 11 1901
24 60 Handspiker Maggie M Daughter S Nov 1904 7 1901
25 60 Handspiker Joseph M Son S Mar 1907 4 1901
26 60 Handspiker Thomas M Son S Aug 1910 1 1901. He was born on 20 April 1870 or 1878 at Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. James Edward Handspiker married Mary Theresa Saulnier, daughter of James Saulnier and Catherine Moreau, on 29 June 1895 at Doucetteville, Nova Scotia, Canada. James Edward Handspiker married Edith Mary Amirault on 14 January 1929 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. James Edward Handspiker died on 2 May 1955 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Children of James Edward Handspiker and Mary Theresa Saulnier
Joseph Nelson Handspiker+ b. 6-MAR/MAY-1907, d. 25 Dec 1970
Mary Viola Handspiker+ b. 30 Jun 1896 or 1897, d. 8 Jan 1989
James Frank Handspiker+ b. 12 Sep 1898 or 1899, d. 15 Apr 1975
Angus Charles Handspiker+ b. 21 Apr 1900 or 1901, d. 15 Aug 1985
Rita Margaret Handspiker+ (living)
Thomas Loran Handspiker+ b. 9 Aug 1909 or 1910, d. 7 Feb 1989
Clara Faustina Handspiker+ b. 8 Feb 1913, d. 3 Jun 1986

Children of James Edward Handspiker and Edith Mary Amirault
Vincent Edward Handspiker+ (living)
Myrtle Handspiker (living)
Lavina Margaret Handspiker (living)

Walter Douglas Handspiker (M)
b. 12 August 1877, d. 23 August 1950
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     Walter Douglas Handspiker was born on 12 August 1877 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. Walter Douglas Handspiker married Emma O. Woodworth, daughter of Leander Woodworth and Lucy (Wife Of) Woodworth, on 6 February 1896 at Lansdowne, near Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada. Walter Douglas Handspiker died on 23 August 1950 at age 73.

Children of Walter Douglas Handspiker and Emma O. Woodworth
Lucy Carolyn Handspiker+ b. 6 Feb 1897, d. 29 Dec 1980
Margaret Helen Handspiker (living)
Leander Abel Handspiker+ b. 28 Jul 1904, d. 9 Jun 1977
Eva (Chosen or Fleet) Handspiker+ b. 1905, d. 22 Jan 1989
(son) Handspiker (living)

Ainsley Stailing Handspiker (M)
b. 2 August 1879, d. 28 September 1961
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     Ainsley Stailing Handspiker Also seen as Ainsley Sailing, or Ensley. Reference: CV1. He was born on 2 August 1879 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. Ainsley Stailing Handspiker married Dora Handspiker, daughter of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth May Milbury, on 9 November 1910 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. Ainsley Stailing Handspiker died on 28 September 1961 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 82.

Children of Ainsley Stailing Handspiker and Dora Handspiker
Arnold Harold Victor Handspiker+ b. 16 Jul 1911, d. 3 Oct 1980
Garnet S. Handspiker (living)
Osborne Edson Handspiker+ b. 1 Nov 1918, d. 27 May 1976
Audrey Handspiker+ (living)

Louis O. Handspiker (F)
b. between 7 December 1871 and 1872
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     Louis O. Handspiker was born between 7 December 1871 and 1872. She was the daughter of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau.

Mary Agnes Handspiker (F)
b. 1 July 1873, d. 30 April 1893
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     Mary Agnes Handspiker was born on 1 July 1873. She was the daughter of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. Mary Agnes Handspiker died on 30 April 1893 at age 19.

Archibald Stillman Handspiker (M)
b. 20 August 1878, d. 30 October 1944
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     Archibald Stillman Handspiker was born on 20 August 1878 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. Archibald Stillman Handspiker married Samantha Anita Stark, daughter of Nathan Stark and Olive Daley, on 21 January 1903 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. Archibald Stillman Handspiker died on 30 October 1944 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 66.

Children of Archibald Stillman Handspiker and Samantha Anita Stark
Stillman Primrose Handspiker+ b. 2 Jul 1903, d. 30 Aug 1973
Pearl Luella Handspiker (living)
Fraser Ruggles Handspiker , Sr.+ b. 8 Dec 1909, d. 5 Feb 1960

Watson Chipman Handspiker (M)
b. 1894, d. July 1923
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     Watson Chipman Handspiker Info on Watson from Charlotte Vardy (CV1) says: Watson's mother was Alice Jeannette Handspiker, married to John Richard Peverill, and married 2nd, to Charles Henry Handspiker. Watson was brought up a Handspiker, but not sure if he was ever legally adopted by Charles. Or, for that matter, if there was a need to do so? This may help to explain, however, the gap in the childrens birth dates. Reference: CV1. He was born in 1894. He was the son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau. Watson Chipman Handspiker married Lillian May Hazelton, daughter of Lewis Francis Hazelton and Phoebe Mahala Holmes, on 26 August 1916. Watson Chipman Handspiker died in July 1923.

Children of Watson Chipman Handspiker and Lillian May Hazelton
Frank Lewis Handspiker+ (living)
Florence I. Handspiker+ (living)
Arthur Watson Buster Handspiker+ (living)
Cora Handspiker (living)
Marion Beulah Handspiker+ (living)

Elizabeth May Milbury (F)
b. 6 March 1865, d. 22 January 1960
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     Elizabeth May Milbury was born on 6 March 1865 at Port Lorne, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the daughter of David Milbury and Leah Marshall. Elizabeth May Milbury died on 22 January 1960 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 94.

Children of Elizabeth May Milbury and James Alfred Handspiker
Laura Jane Handspiker+ b. 1888, d. 4 Apr 1979
Lena Blanche Handspiker b. 1890
Amy Eliza Handspiker b. 21 May 1891, d. 25 Sep 1891
Dora Handspiker+ b. 20 Apr 1893, d. 18 Jan 1985
Edison Torrey Handspiker b. 18 Apr 1899, d. 5 Feb 1918

Mabel Estella Handspiker (F)
b. 1885, d. 3 September 1956
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     Her married name was Weir. Mabel Estella Handspiker was born in 1885. She was the daughter of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth M. Winchester. Mabel Estella Handspiker married William Harvey Weir, son of Ben Weir and Nancy (Wife Of) Weir, on 25 December 1904. Mabel Estella Handspiker died on 3 September 1956.

Children of Mabel Estella Handspiker and Clarence Isnor
Flossie May Isnor (living)
Ruby Isnor (living)
Laura Isnor (living)
Ethel Isnor (living)
Bernard Isnor (living)
Goldie Isnor (living)
Burton Isnor (living)
Bernice Isnor (living)

Child of Mabel Estella Handspiker and William Harvey Weir
Sydney Weir (living)

Lena Blanche Handspiker (F)
b. 1890
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     Lena Blanche Handspiker was born in 1890. She was the daughter of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth May Milbury.

Laura Jane Handspiker (F)
b. 1888, d. 4 April 1979
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     Reference: CV1. Her married name was Vantassel. Laura Jane Handspiker Must be careful, here. There is another Laura Handspiker, born the same year, but having a different date of death. She was born in 1888. She was the daughter of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth May Milbury. Laura Jane Handspiker married Ernest Brown Vantassel, son of Charles Russel Vantassel and Mary Jane Handspiker, on 20 November 1907. Laura Jane Handspiker died on 4 April 1979.

Child of Laura Jane Handspiker and Ernest Brown Vantassel
Vernon R. Vantassel (living)

Amy Eliza Handspiker (F)
b. 21 May 1891, d. 25 September 1891
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     Amy Eliza Handspiker Died young. She was born on 21 May 1891. She was the daughter of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth May Milbury. Amy Eliza Handspiker died on 25 September 1891 at age 0.

Dora Handspiker (F)
b. 20 April 1893, d. 18 January 1985
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     Her married name was Handspiker. Dora Handspiker was born on 20 April 1893. She was the daughter of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth May Milbury. Dora Handspiker married Ainsley Stailing Handspiker, son of Charles Henry Handspiker and Margaret 'Maggie' Thibideau, on 9 November 1910 at Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dora Handspiker died on 18 January 1985 at age 91.

Children of Dora Handspiker and Ainsley Stailing Handspiker
Arnold Harold Victor Handspiker+ b. 16 Jul 1911, d. 3 Oct 1980
Garnet S. Handspiker (living)
Osborne Edson Handspiker+ b. 1 Nov 1918, d. 27 May 1976
Audrey Handspiker+ (living)

Edison Torrey Handspiker (M)
b. 18 April 1899, d. 5 February 1918
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     Edison Torrey Handspiker Name is often seen as Edson. There are also some Edsons, often shown as Edison. He's mentioned in the 'Book of Remembrance' as dying in World War I. Page 423. Shown as a member of the 25th Battallion, no mention of Brigade, or further description. His rank is listed as private. This info can be seen at http://www.schoolnet2.carleton.ca/books/ww1/ww1423.htm - should that page still be active as you view this information. According to CV1 (Charlotte Vardy manuscript), he died in World War I at Wheatly, England. He was born on 18 April 1899 at Mount Pleasant, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of James Alfred Handspiker and Elizabeth May Milbury. Edison Torrey Handspiker died on 5 February 1918 at Wheatly, England, at age 18.

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