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Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

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  • Floyd Earl Nye (1880 - 1963)
  • Roswell Howard Nye, Sr. (1899 - 1969)
    He served in the U.S. Army, Infantry, as Sergeant in WWI. He was the director for Cape Cod Cooperative Bank, Yarmouthport, MA 1926-61 and President from 1956-61. He was a Member of the Board of Investm...
  • Sylvanus Fisher Nye (1904 - c.1985)
    He was a member of the Royal Arch Mason in the Grand Chapter State of New York and Grand High Priest in 1964 for the Buffalo-Keystone chapter 71.
  • John E. Nye (1922 - 2015)
    John received a Bronze Star for service in the Battle of Attu. Upon his discharge from the U.S. Army, John worked in Canandaigua, NY before returning to complete his education. In Tennessee, he was v...
  • William Foster Nye (1824 - 1910)
    When he was sixteen he went to New Bedford, MA and entered and apprenticeship with Prince Weeks, a master builder. After finishing the apprenticeship he worked at organ building in the employ of a Bost...

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.