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Ebenezer Nye

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Tolland, CT, USA
Death: Died in Rainbow, OH, USA
Place of Burial: Rainbow, Washington County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Nye and Thankful Hinckley Nye
Husband of Desire Nye and Unknown Nye
Father of Sarah Pratt; Lewis Nye; George Nye; Melzar Nye; Nial Nye and 2 others
Brother of Mary Johnson; Mercy Baldwin; Rebecca Simpson; Jonathan Nye; Sarah Grannis and 2 others
Half brother of Thankful Hatch and Rebecca Hatch

Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Ebenezer Nye

  • In 5/1774 he went to Kend, Litchfield, CT and worked for the summer, returning to Toland during the winter.
  • Served in the Revolutonary War - In spring of 1775 he returned to Kent and enlisted in a company for 6 months and was sent to Lake George.
  • He served various times during the war, the last being in 1781, in Captain Edward Bulkeley's Company in the 3rd CT Line.
  • He wrote in his journal of his religious experience which was very interesting. He was a member of the Baptist church and sometimes preached.
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Ebenezer Nye's Timeline

October 21, 1750
Tolland, CT, USA
February 24, 1777
Age 26
September 2, 1779
Age 28
Litchfield, CT, USA
June 12, 1782
Age 31
Litchfield, CT, USA
March 11, 1785
Age 34
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
August 23, 1787
Age 36
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
January 29, 1790
Age 39
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States