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Gideon Nye

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fairhaven, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Nye and Hannah Nye
Husband of Sylvia Smith Nye
Father of Gideon Nye, Jr.; Sylvia Hathaway Swift; Hannah Mandell Nye; Clement Drew Nye; Thomas S. H. Nye and 5 others
Brother of Sarah Matthews; Rebecca Nye; Clement Drew Nye; Clarissa Harlow Gordon; Susan Smith Nye and 5 others

Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Gideon Nye

  • He served in the War of 1812 as a paymaster for militia stationed along the Dartmouth shore. He was prevented from serving in a more active capacity because of two broken ribs.
  • Was a Selectman in 1829, 1830, 1839, 1840, and 1841.
  • Representative 1829, 1833, 1835, 1838 and 1841.
  • He was a merchant, and a stockholder in the Webster Bank of Boston.
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Gideon Nye's Timeline

1786
November 21, 1786
Fairhaven, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
1812
1812
Age 25
Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
1814
July 21, 1814
Age 27
MA, USA
1816
February 25, 1816
Age 29
Acushnet, Bristol, MA, USA
1818
March 3, 1818
Age 31
Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
1820
1820
Age 33
MA, USA
1822
1822
Age 35
MA, USA
1825
1825
Age 38
1826
1826
Age 39