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Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

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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. -

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