Joseph Nye (1755 - 1819)

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Birthplace: New Braintree, MA, USA
Death: Died in New Braintree, MA, USA
Managed by: John H. Nye
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Served in the Revolutionary War

  • Private, Major Harwood's company, Colonel Thomas Nixon's regiment; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 1/1/1780 to 12/31/1780.
  • Captain Peter Clayes's company, Lieutenant-colonel Calvin Smith's (6th) regiment; return for wages for service for 1 - 12/1781.
  • Captain John K. Smith's company, Lieutenant-colonel Calvin Smith's (6th) regiment; return of wages for service for 1 - 12/1782; reported absent in 8 - 9/1782.
  • Return (year not given, probably 1783) of men entitled to 80 Pounds gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of 5/15/1778, for service during the war; 2d company, 6th MA regiment.
  • List of men entitled to 200 acress of land or 20 pounds in money by resolve 3/5/1801; residence, Brookfield; 6th MA regiment.
  • Private, Captain Jonathan Danforth's company, Colonel Asa Whitcomb's regiment; muster roll dated in camp at Ticonderoga, 11/27/1776; enlisted 4/15/1776; reported re-engaged 11/14/1776, to servce as a Private in Captain Danforth's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment, but to remain in Colonel Whitcomb's regiment till 12/31/1776.
  • Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Captain Thomas Whipple's and Captain Francis Stone's companies, General Warner's (Worcester County) brigade, sworn to in Worcester County, 2/21/1778; residence New Braintree; engaged for New Braintree; joined Captain McNall's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; term 3 years or during war.
  • List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 7th Worcester County Regiment, as returned by Colonel James Converse, dated Brookfield; residence, New Braintree; engaged for New Braintree; joined Captain Lymon's company, Colonel Lee's regiment; term 3 years.
  • List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Captain Wm. Brakenridge's company, 4th Hampshire County, regiment, as returned by Lieutenant-colonel R. Woodbridge's, residence, Ware; engaged for Ware.
  • Private, Captain C. Woodbridge's company, Colonel Calvin Smith's regiment; Continental pay accounts for service from 1/1/1777 to 12/31/1779; crredited to town of Braintree.
  • Captain Israel Davis's company, Colonel Edward Wigglesworth's regiment; muster return (year not given); residence, Ware; engaged for town of Ware; mustered Captain Newell.
  • Captain Davis's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; muster roll for 5/1778, dated Camp at Valley Forge.
  • Same company and regiment; pay roll for 10/1778; sworn to a Providence.
  • Colonel's company, commanded by Captain Lieutenant Christopher Woodbridge, late Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; muster roll for March and 4/1779; reported on command at Newtown.
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Joseph Nye's Timeline

1755
March 28, 1755
New Braintree, MA, USA
1776
November 14, 1776
- 1783
Age 21
New Braintree, MA, USA

* Private, Major Harwood's company, Colonel Thomas Nixon's regiment; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 1/1/1780 to 12/31/1780.
* Captain Peter Clayes's company, Lieutenant-colonel Calvin Smith's (6th) regiment; return for wages for service for 1 - 12/1781.
* Captain John K. Smith's company, Lieutenant-colonel Calvin Smith's (6th) regiment; return of wages for service for 1 - 12/1782; reported absent in 8 - 9/1782.
* Return (year not given, probably 1783) of men entitled to 80 Pounds gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of 5/15/1778, for service during the war; 2d company, 6th MA regiment.
* List of men entitled to 200 acress of land or 20 pounds in money by resolve 3/5/1801; residence, Brookfield; 6th MA regiment.
* Private, Captain Jonathan Danforth's company, Colonel Asa Whitcomb's regiment; muster roll dated in camp at Ticonderoga, 11/27/1776; enlisted 4/15/1776; reported re-engaged 11/14/1776, to servce as a Private in Captain Danforth's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment, but to remain in Colonel Whitcomb's regiment till 12/31/1776.
* Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Captain Thomas Whipple's and Captain Francis Stone's companies, General Warner's (Worcester County) brigade, sworn to in Worcester County, 2/21/1778; residence New Braintree; engaged for New Braintree; joined Captain McNall's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; term 3 years or during war.
* List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 7th Worcester County Regiment, as returned by Colonel James Converse, dated Brookfield; residence, New Braintree; engaged for New Braintree; joined Captain Lymon's company, Colonel Lee's regiment; term 3 years.
* List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Captain Wm. Brakenridge's company, 4th Hampshire County, regiment, as returned by Lieutenant-colonel R. Woodbridge's, residence, Ware; engaged for Ware.
* Private, Captain C. Woodbridge's company, Colonel Calvin Smith's regiment; Continental pay accounts for service from 1/1/1777 to 12/31/1779; crredited to town of Braintree.
* Captain Israel Davis's company, Colonel Edward Wigglesworth's regiment; muster return (year not given); residence, Ware; engaged for town of Ware; mustered Captain Newell.
* Captain Davis's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; muster roll for 5/1778, dated Camp at Valley Forge.
* Same company and regiment; pay roll for 10/1778; sworn to a Providence.
* Colonel's company, commanded by Captain Lieutenant Christopher Woodbridge, late Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; muster roll for March and 4/1779; reported on command at Newtown.

1819
April 6, 1819
Age 64
New Braintree, MA, USA