Elisha Nye (1745 - 1833)

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Birthplace: Sandwich, MA, USA
Death: Died in Hallowell, ME, USA
Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Elisha Nye

Served in the Revolutionary War for Massachusetts with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A085339

  • Lieutenant, Captain John Grannis's company, stationed at Elizabeth Islands; enlisted 7/1/1775; service to 12/31/1775; 6 months 16 days.
  • Captain; list of Seacoast Officers stationed at Elizabeth Islands and Martha's Vineyard; commissioned 1/1/1776.
  • Captain entered service 1/4/1776; roll made up to 2/2/1776; service 29 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of the seacoast.
  • Same company pay rolls made up from 4/5/1776 to 11/21/1776, 7 months 16 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.
  • Captain of a company stationed at Naushon, Elizabeth Islands; list of Seacoast Officers; commissioned 12/16/1776.
  • Captain; pay roll of company stationed at Elizabeth Islands; service from 1/10/1777 to 4/20/1777, 101 days.
  • List dated Naushon, 8/10/1777, of men belonging to a company stationed there who signed a petition for increase of wages, or their discharge if such request was not complied with.
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Elisha Nye's Timeline

1745
April 22, 1745
Sandwich, MA, USA
1767
April 2, 1767
Age 21
1768
May 22, 1768
Age 23
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1769
December 17, 1769
Age 24
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1771
March 25, 1771
Age 25
1775
July 1, 1775
- August 10, 1777
Age 30
Martha's Vineyard

•Lieutenant, Captain John Grannis's company, stationed at Elizabeth Islands; enlisted 7/1/1775; service to 12/31/1775; 6 months 16 days.
•Captain; list of Seacoast Officers stationed at Elizabeth Islands and Martha's Vineyard; commissioned 1/1/1776.
•Captain entered service 1/4/1776; roll made up to 2/2/1776; service 29 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of the seacoast.
•Same company pay rolls made up from 4/5/1776 to 11/21/1776, 7 months 16 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.
•Captain of a company stationed at Naushon, Elizabeth Islands; list of Seacoast Officers; commissioned 12/16/1776.
•Captain; pay roll of company stationed at Elizabeth Islands; service from 1/10/1777 to 4/20/1777, 101 days.
•List dated Naushon, 8/10/1777, of men belonging to a company stationed there who signed a petition for increase of wages, or their discharge if such request was not complied with.

1776
June 8, 1776
Age 31
Chilmark, Dukes, MA, USA
1778
January 1, 1778
Age 32
1780
December 25, 1780
Age 35
Falmouth, MA, USA
1781
1781
- June 12, 1833
Age 35
Hallowell, ME, USA