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Elisha Nye

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Sandwich, MA, USA
Death: May 12, 1833 (88)
Hallowell, ME, USA
Place of Burial: Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Nye and Maria Nye
Husband of Lucy Nye and Mehitable Nye
Father of Alvin Nye; Ansel Nye; Maria Nye; Elisha Nye; Lucy Hinckley and 8 others
Brother of Jonathan Nye; Nathan Nye, Jr.; John Nye; Hannah Tobey; Susanna Nye and 7 others

Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Elisha Nye

Served in the Revolutionary War for Massachusetts with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A085339

  • Lieutenant, Captain John Grannis's company, stationed at Elizabeth Islands; enlisted 7/1/1775; service to 12/31/1775; 6 months 16 days.
  • Captain; list of Seacoast Officers stationed at Elizabeth Islands and Martha's Vineyard; commissioned 1/1/1776.
  • Captain entered service 1/4/1776; roll made up to 2/2/1776; service 29 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of the seacoast.
  • Same company pay rolls made up from 4/5/1776 to 11/21/1776, 7 months 16 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.
  • Captain of a company stationed at Naushon, Elizabeth Islands; list of Seacoast Officers; commissioned 12/16/1776.
  • Captain; pay roll of company stationed at Elizabeth Islands; service from 1/10/1777 to 4/20/1777, 101 days.
  • List dated Naushon, 8/10/1777, of men belonging to a company stationed there who signed a petition for increase of wages, or their discharge if such request was not complied with.
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Elisha Nye's Timeline

April 22, 1745
Sandwich, MA, USA
May 22, 1768
Age 23
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
December 17, 1769
Age 24
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
March 25, 1771
Age 25
June 8, 1776
Age 31
Chilmark, Dukes, MA, USA
January 1, 1778
Age 32
December 25, 1780
Age 35
Falmouth, MA, USA