Benjamin Nye (1659 - 1676)

‹ Back to Nye surname

View Benjamin Nye's complete profile:

  • See if you are related to Benjamin Nye
  • Request to view Benjamin Nye's family tree

Share

Related Projects

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Cause of death: Died as a Soldier in King Philip's War
Managed by: Stephen Pooley
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Benjamin Nye

BENJAMIN NYE, b. say 1659; (if he was 16 years of age on 23 April 1675), and d. umm. and intestate, together with over fifty other Plymouth Colony soldiers, north of Old Rehoboth (at what is now Central Falls, Rhode Island), Sunday, 26 March 1676, at the "Ambush & Fight of Captain Pierce" in King Philip's War. On 23 April 1675 Benjamin Nye was recorded for the first time in the records of Sandwich as "Benjamin Nye, Sen". suggesting that a younger man of that name lived in the town and had come of age at least to bear arms. - Origins of Benjamin Nye pg 20

view all

Benjamin Nye's Timeline

1659
1659
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1676
March 26, 1676
Age 17
Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States