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Nathan Nye, Jr.

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Sandwich, MA, USA
Death: May 7, 1826 (77)
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Nye and Maria Nye
Husband of Hannah Nye and Sarah Nye
Father of Col. Obed Butler Nye; Stephen Nye; Marie Freeman; Betsey Nye; Captain Daniel Butler Nye, Sr. and 4 others
Brother of Elisha Nye; Jonathan Nye; John Nye; Hannah Tobey; Susanna Nye and 7 others

Occupation: Justice of the Peace
Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Nathan Nye, Jr.

Served in the Revolutionary War for Massachusetts with the rank of Adjutant.

DAR Ancestor # A085382 '

  • List of officers of MA Militia; Adjutant, Colonel Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable County) regiment; commissioned 6/5/1778.
  • Adjutant; pay abstract for wages and mileage of staff officers of Colonel Freeman's regiment for service on sundry alarms at Bedford and Falmouth; service 22 days, viz: alarm on 5/20/1778, 2 days; alarm on 9/16/1778, 12 days; alarm on 4/1/1779, 5 days; alarm on 5/16/1779, 3 days.
  • Pay roll of staff officers; engaged 9/6/1779; discharged 9/16/1779; service 11 days, on an alarm at Falmouth.

One of the most prominent citizens of Sandwich, MA, serving the town many years as Assessor, Tax Collector, Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, Justice of the Peace, and for 22 years was Selectman.

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Nathan Nye, Jr.'s Timeline

February 20, 1749
Sandwich, MA, USA
October 17, 1774
Age 25
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
May 16, 1777
Age 28
September 11, 1778
Age 29
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
September 3, 1781
Age 32
July 19, 1783
Age 34
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
October 1, 1785
Age 36
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
October 26, 1790
Age 41