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Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

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  • Hannah Butler Belcher (1852 - d.)
    She was the Secretary of the temporary Nye family of America, so she was invited to Sandwich, MA for the 1st family reunion in 1903. She was then elected the first Secretary of the Nye Family of Americ...
  • Charles Vernon Nye (1913 - 2002)
  • Nathan Nye (1828 - 1893)
    He was a mariner for 20 years, but later became interested in town affairs and became the tax collector for Sandwich. In 1885 he was the collector and treasurer for the town of Bourne, where he also se...
  • Raynor Bassett Nye (1897 - 1917)
    One of 21 young men of Whitman, MA who made the ultimate sacrifice in WWI. Nye, Raynor Bassett: died 13 Oct., 1917, in France, of disease. Enlisted. 26 April, 1917, R. A., Medical Detachment, Fort ...
  • Capt. William E. Nye (1861 - 1907)
    He became Inspector of Ships for the Army and Navy transport service. The Spanish American war found him in command of the transport McClelIan in Cuban waters. He also served as Captain of the U. S. Ar...

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.