Jonathan Nye (1748 - 1832)

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Birthplace: Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Worcester, MA, USA
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Scott Christopher Swingle
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About Jonathan Nye

Served in the Revolutionary War DAR Ancestor # A085367

  • Sergeant, Captain John Grainger's Company of Minute-men, Colonel Jonathan Warner's regiment, which marched on the alarm of 4/19/1775; residence, New Braintree; service, 2 weeks, 5 days.
  • Private, Captain John Crawford's company, Colonel Job Cushing's regiment; engaged 9/7/1777; discharged 11/29/1777; service 2 months, 28 days, 5 days travel included. Roll sworn to in Worcester County.
  • Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester County to serv in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of 12/2/1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent; residence, Hardwick; age. 22 years; stature, 5'11"; complexion light, occupation farmer; engaged 11/12/1781; term 3 years.
  • Private, Colonel Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regiment; commmenced 11/1/1781; roll dade up to 1/1/1782; service 2 months.
  • Same regiment; roll made up from 1/1/1782 to 1/1/1783; service 12 months.
  • Private, Captain Matthew Chamber's company, Lieutenant-colonel Calvin Smith's regiment; returen for wages for 12/1782.
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Jonathan Nye's Timeline

1748
May 22, 1748
Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1775
February 16, 1775
Age 26
April 19, 1775
- January 1, 1783
Age 26
Worcester, MA, USA

* Sergeant, Captain John Grainger's Company of Minute-men, Colonel Jonathan Warner's regiment, which marched on the alarm of 4/19/1775; residence, New Braintree; service, 2 weeks, 5 days.
* Private, Captain John Crawford's company, Colonel Job Cushing's regiment; engaged 9/7/1777; discharged 11/29/1777; service 2 months, 28 days, 5 days travel included. Roll sworn to in Worcester County.
* Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester County to serv in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of 12/2/1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent; residence, Hardwick; age. 22 years; stature, 5'11"; complexion light, occupation farmer; engaged 11/12/1781; term 3 years.
* Private, Colonel Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regiment; commmenced 11/1/1781; roll dade up to 1/1/1782; service 2 months.
* Same regiment; roll made up from 1/1/1782 to 1/1/1783; service 12 months.
* Private, Captain Matthew Chamber's company, Lieutenant-colonel Calvin Smith's regiment; returen for wages for 12/1782.

1776
April 23, 1776
Age 27
New Braintree, Worcester, MA, USA
1777
June 23, 1777
Age 29
1778
October 12, 1778
Age 30
1780
April 24, 1780
Age 31
1782
February 20, 1782
Age 33
1783
March 17, 1783
Age 34
1784
December 23, 1784
Age 36