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Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

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  • Samuel Nye (1777 - 1826)
    Served in the War of 1812 as a Major in the 3rd regiment of the US Artillery. In 1812 he enlisted in the 3rd Regiment, US Artillery. "Samuel's regiment had been doubled in size early in 1812 in order t...
  • Alva Blanchard Adams (1875 - d.)
    US Senator. The son of Colorado Governor Alva Adams, he served during World War I in the United States Army as a Major in the Judge Advocate General's Department. He was elected as a Senator from Color...
  • Austin Nye (c.1820 - 1864)
    Moved to Dane County, WI in 1846 and in 1851 to Grant County, WI. He died while serving in the Company I, 20th Wisconsin Regiment at Nashville, TN in 1862.
  • Eugene McFarland Nye (1846 - 1905)
    Eugene was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Co. C of the 16th Wisconsin Volunteers 21 July 1866 - 8 November 1869; settled in Aurora Co. in October 1880
  • Warren W. Nye (1838 - 1865)
    Note: Pvt Co. B, 11 WI Inf, Civil War

The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum includes his home, the old grainger hall and mill site at Old Country Road, E. Sandwich, MA, USA 02537. Owned and maintained by the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. - www.nyefamily.org.

No records exist of his birth in England, nor the ship he came to America in during the 1630's Great Migration.