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Jabez Nye

Birthdate: (28)
Birthplace: New Braintree, MA, USA
Death: May 16, 1778 (28)
Camp, Schuylkill, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Nye and Lydia Nye
Brother of Susanna Briggs; Ann Barr; Ebenezer Nye; Lydia Whitcomb; Deborah Nye and 2 others

Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Jabez Nye

Served and Died in the Revolutionary War

  • Private, Captain Jonathan Danforth's company, Colonel Asa Whitcomb's regiment; muster roll dated in camp at Ticonderoga, 11/27/1776; enlisted 2/1/1776
  • Reported re-engaged 11/14/1776, to serve in Captain Danforth's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; but to remain in Colonel Whitcomb's regiment until 12/31/1776.
  • List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Captain Wm. Brakenridge's company, 4th Hampshire County regiment, dated South Hadley, 5/28/1777, as returned to Lieutenant-colonel R. Woodbridge; residence, Ware; engaged for town of Ware; term, three years.
  • Private, Captain C. Woodbridge's company, Colonel Calvin Smith's regiment; muster return (year not given); residence Ware; engaged for town of Ware; mustered by Captain Newell.
  • Late Captain Davis's company, Colonel Wigglesworth's regiment; muster roll for 5/1778, dated Camp, Valley Forge
  • Reported died 5/16/1778. (N.B. Colonel Smithe succeeded Colonel Wigglesworth in command of the regiment and pay accounts were made up at the end of the three year enlistment.)
  • An act of Legislature in 1793 directs payment to Samuel Nye of Ware, father and heir of Jabez Nye, late soldier in Colonel Smith's regiment.
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Jabez Nye's Timeline

June 13, 1749
New Braintree, MA, USA
May 16, 1778
Age 28
Schuylkill, PA, USA