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William Nye

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Barnstable, MA, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Nye, Jr. and Rebecca Freeman
Husband of Mary Nye and Anna Nye
Father of Joseph Nye; Sally Neall; Polly Nye; William Nye; Vilanie Shepardson and 7 others
Brother of Oliver Nye; Mary Johnson; Hannah Johnson; Rebecca Bickery; Jonathan Nye and 1 other

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About William Nye

Served in the Revolutionary War

  • Private, Captain Timothy Paige's company, Colonel James Convers's regiment; engaged 8/21/1777; discharged 8/31/1777; service 10 days: company marched to Bennington on alarm.
  • Captain Thomas Whipple's company, Colonel Abijah Stearn's regiment; service from 3/20/1778 to 7/2/1778, 3 months, three days; mileage (91 mi.) allowed; service in guarding troops of the Convention; roll sworn to in Worcester County.
  • Captain Joseph Richardson's company, Colonel Samuel Denny's regiment; enlisted 10/19/1779; discharged 11/23/1779; service one month, 12 days, at Claverack, 7 days (140 mi) travel home included; regiment raised for 3 months; roll sworn to in Worcester county.
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William Nye's Timeline

1758
June 1758
Barnstable, MA, USA
1777
August 21, 1777
- November 23, 1779
Age 19
Bennington, VT, USA

* Private, Captain Timothy Paige's company, Colonel James Convers's regiment; engaged 8/21/1777; discharged 8/31/1777; service 10 days: company marched to Bennington on alarm.
* Captain Thomas Whipple's company, Colonel Abijah Stearn's regiment; service from 3/20/1778 to 7/2/1778, 3 months, three days; mileage (91 mi.) allowed; service in guarding troops of the Convention; roll sworn to in Worcester County.
* Captain Joseph Richardson's company, Colonel Samuel Denny's regiment; enlisted 10/19/1779; discharged 11/23/1779; service one month, 12 days, at Claverack, 7 days (140 mi) travel home included; regiment raised for 3 months; roll sworn to in Worcester county.

1790
April 15, 1790
Age 31
1794
September 6, 1794
Age 36
Whitingham, Windham, VT, USA
1801
1801
Age 42
Windham, VT, USA
1802
October 31, 1802
Age 44
1804
May 22, 1804
Age 45
Halifax, VT, USA
1833
December 8, 1833
Age 75
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