Pvt. William Nye

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William Nye

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Barnstable, MA, USA
Death: December 8, 1833 (75)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Nye, Jr. and Rebecca Freeman
Husband of Mary Nye and Anna Nye
Father of Joseph Nye; Sally Neall; Polly Nye; William Nye; Vilanie Shepardson and 7 others
Brother of Oliver Nye; Mary Johnson; Hannah Johnson; Rebecca Bickery; Jonathan Nye, IV and 1 other

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About Pvt. William Nye

Served in the Revolutionary War DAR A 085408, MA Pvt.

  • Private, Captain Timothy Paige's company, Colonel James Convers's regiment; engaged 8/21/1777; discharged 8/31/1777; service 10 days: company marched to Bennington on alarm.
  • Captain Thomas Whipple's company, Colonel Abijah Stearn's regiment; service from 3/20/1778 to 7/2/1778, 3 months, three days; mileage (91 mi.) allowed; service in guarding troops of the Convention; roll sworn to in Worcester County.
  • Captain Joseph Richardson's company, Colonel Samuel Denny's regiment; enlisted 10/19/1779; discharged 11/23/1779; service one month, 12 days, at Claverack, 7 days (140 mi) travel home included; regiment raised for 3 months; roll sworn to in Worcester county.
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Pvt. William Nye's Timeline

June 1758
Barnstable, MA, USA
April 15, 1790
Age 31
September 6, 1794
Age 36
Whitingham, Windham, VT, USA
October 31, 1802
Age 44
May 22, 1804
Age 45
Halifax, VT, USA
December 8, 1833
Age 75