Syrenias (Cyrenus) Handy

was born to Barzillai Jr and Mary Handy.

There are many different spellings of the name across documents.  I have found Syrenias, Sarenas, Cyrenius, Cyrenns, Cyrennus, Cyrenus.

Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
1800 census
1810 census
1820 census
probate ~ New York: Abstracts of Wills, Admins. and Guardianships, 1787-1835. (Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006.) Original manuscript in:Eardeley Genealogy Collection: New York State Abstracts of Wills, Brooklyn Historical Society.

The Probate of Cyrenus Handy proves his year of death to be 1823,  the name of his wife as “Nancy” and that Hiram was his son.

Cyrenus Handy Probate