Ebenezer Nye, Jr, Capt 1799 – 1891

Capt Ebenezer Nye Headstone

Syrena & Capt Ebenezer Nye Headstones

 

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

Born: June 8, 1799 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Thomas Nye, Rev War; (1763 – 1835) (Solomon Nye & Mary Blackamore)
  • Mother: Mary Ellis; (1759 – 1852) (Nathan Ellis & Martha Perry)

Died: August 7, 1891 in Bourne Ma. at 92 yrs, 1 mo.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A

Occupation: Mariner

Where Lived: County Rd. in Cataumet Ma.

Married: Int. September 11, 1819

  • To: Syrena Dimmick; (1801 – 1872) (David Dimmick & Mercy Doane)

Children: 8

  • 1. Angeline Nye Keith; (December 19, 1818 – December 28, 1904); Married Frederic Keith (1821 – 1866) in int. April 17, 1841; Angeline, Frederic & four of their children are buried together in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 2. Ebenezer Franklin Nye, Capt.; (October 13, 1822 – 1879); Married Joanna E. Godfrey (1826 – 1908) (Christopher Godfrey & Mary Ann Barlow) in Sandwich Ma. on August 6, 1849; Ebenezer “died in the Arctic” at 57 yrs.; His headstone is in Cataumet Cemetery; Joanna died in New Bedford Ma. at 81 yrs & is buried in Rural Cemetery in New Bedford Ma..
  • 3. William Foster Nye, Civil War; (May 20, 1824 – August 12, 1910); Married Mary S. Keith (1824 – ?) (Aberdeen Keith & Deborah Briggs) in New Bedford Ma. on May 20, 1851; William was a very successful oil merchant in New Bedford Ma..
  • 4. Ephraim B. Nye, Lt., Civil War; (May 1, 1826 – March 25, 1865); Married Elizabeth Brown Howard (1824 – 1914) (Calvin Howard & Hannah Handy) in Sandwich Ma. on May 30, 1848; Ephraim died in Petersburg Va. at 38 yrs, 10 mos, 24 d. & is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 5. Albert Gallatin Nye; (December 25, 1828 – June 22, 1922); Married (1) Susan L. Chadwick (1831 – 1854) (Micajah Chadwick & Jane G. Fisher) in int. December 30, 1852 & married (2) Phoebe Ann Clark (1832 – 1894) (Alexander Clark & Mary Hussey) in Falmouth Ma. on June 24, 1856 & married (3) Eliza E. Swift Ellis (1834 – ?) (Thomas Swift, Jr. & Temperance Crowell) in Bourne Ma. on January 27, 1895; Eliza married (1) Clark S. Ellis (1820 – 1891) (Thomas Ellis & Rebecca Burgess) in Sandwich Ma. on March 5, 1857; Albert was a machinist & had a business in San Francisco Ca.; Phoebe died in Oakland Ca.; Albert & Phoebe are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 6. Syrena M. Nye Barlow; (October 29, 1830 – ?); Married Charles Bennett Barlow (1830 – 1912) (Levi Lincoln Barlow & Sally Lumbert) in Sandwich Ma. on August 14, 1851; They lived in California; Charles was a mariner & miner.
  • 7. Mercy D. Nye Brown; (July 13, 1832 – 1919); Married William Wallace Brown (1828 – 1904) on Abt.1874; They lived in California; Mercy & William are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 8. David Dimmick Nye; (November 29, 1833 – September 28, 1910); Married (1) Hannah Townsend Curtis (1832 – 1888) (Josiah Curtis & Sophia Nye (Swift)) in Sandwich Ma. on July 30, 1862 & married (2) Esther F. Eaton Dennis (1843 – 1922) (Frederick Eaton & Catherine Kern) in Bourne Ma. on October 4, 1888; Esther married (1) George H. Dennis (1843 – 1883) (William Dennis & Mary Crygier) in Sandwich Ma. on June 21, 1863; David, Hannah & Esther are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.

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