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Benjamin Nye - Nye Family of America

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  • Stanley North Nye (1928 - 2013)
    Stan grew up with interests in music, photography, flying and radios (part of his father's engineering influence). In 1945 Stan joined the Army Air Corps, trained and flew on C-47 (Gooney Birds) tran...
  • Daniel Henry Nye (1828 - d.)
    On April 15, 1861 he enlisted for three months in Company C. 14th Ohio Volunteers, and re-enlisted in August for three years, serving as 1st Lieutenant, and Quartermaster, and was at the battles of Cor...
  • Keith Nye (1930 - 2016)
    He enlisted with the National Guard and served active duty in the U.S. Army in the Korean War from February 1952 to September 1953. He enjoyed traveling, had a love for animals and was an avid sports f...
  • Otis Jay Nye (1842 - 1931)
    Otis participated in the battles of Bull Run and Gettysburg. For a short time he was a prisoner in Andersonville, which was a horrible Southern prison camp. He as a scout for General Averill and an art...
  • Nelson Rhodes Nye (1846 - 1915)
    Enlisted in Company K 9th Regiment, Michigan Calvary Ann Arbor, MI was his home until the Civil War broke out. At the age of 18 years he enlisted in Company K, Ninth Regiment Michigan Volunteer caval...

The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum includes his home, the old grainger hall and mill site at Old Country Road, E. Sandwich, MA, USA 02537. Owned and maintained by the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. -

No records exist of his birth in England, nor the ship he came to America in during the 1630's Great Migration.