Ephraim B Nye, Lt, Civil War 1826 – 1865

Lieut Ephraim B Nye Headstone

Lieut Ephraim B Nye Headstone (close up)

 

Ancestry:  Ebenezer Nye, Jr., Capt.;  Thomas Nye, Rev War;  Solomon Nye;  Meletiah Nye;  Ebenezer Nye;  Benjamin Nye

Born: May 1, 1826 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Ebenezer Nye, Jr., Capt.; (1799 – 1891) (Thomas Nye, Rev War & Mary Ellis)
  • Mother: Syrena Dimmick; (1801 – 1872) (David Dimmick & Mercy Doane)

Died: March 25, 1865 in Petersburg Va. at 39 yrs.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A
  • Epitaph: “of the  /  14 Mass Battery  /  Was killed in action at  /  Fort Steadman Petersburg Va.  /  March 25,1865  /  aged 39 years”

Occupation: U.S. Army

Married: May 30, 1848 in Sandwich Ma. by Joseph K. Wallan

  • To: Elizabeth Brown Howard; (1824 – 1914) (Calvin Howard & Hannah Handy)

Children: 2 (known)

  • 1. William A. Nye; (May 26, 1850 – January 15, 1917); Married Mary Ella Wefer (? – 1916) (E. Wefer, Capt. & ?) in E. Dennis Ma. on November 28, 1878.
  • 2. Ebenezer Nye; (1852 – ?); No further information.

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