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Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

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  • Milford Nye (1827 - 1895)
    Served in the Maine Volunteers
  • Paul Byron Nye (c.1922 - 1998)
  • Joseph Samuel Nye, Jr (1937 - d.)
    US Assistant secretary of defense for international security.
  • William Penn Nye (c.1823 - 1862)
    Enlisted in the Civil War serving as a private in Co. "H" Massachusetts Volunteers, Bay State Brigade, Division No. 2.
  • 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...

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.