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28, 1861, George H. Lynch

2394 Emily Warren, born April 7, 1841 ; married, Novem-
ber 25, 1862, Sylvester Bourne of Wareham, Mass.,
and died January 25, 1876. Children:

i Ellen Francis Bourne. She married in 1884,
Walter B. Savery of East Wareham, Mass.,
and died March 31, 1889.
ii Ebenezer Parker Bourne, born April 9, 1866.
iii Horace Bradford Bourne, born February 22,
1869; married Huldah T. Bassett and has
Granville Bassett Bourne, born October 22,
1900.
iv Owen Phinney Bourne, born December 18, 1873.
239s Chloe Ann, born December 17, 1844; died Tune 29,
1869.

1201— SAMUEL NYE (Stephen, 482 John, 160 John, 4 ' 1
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., and died at
Westerly, R. I. before 1836. Fie married December 27,
1801, Sallie Saunders, and resided in the town of Westerly,
R. I.

Children :

2396 Lydia Ann, born October 30, 1802; married Septem-
ber 4, 1854, John D. Harvey.

2397 Frances, born 1806; died unmarried, April 4, 1865.
*2398 Samuel Russell.

1202— BENJAMIN NYE (Stephen, 482 John, 169 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., in 1771. He
married Abigail Briggs and in 1801 he removed to Watson,
Lewis County, N. Y., where he died in 1845.

Children :

*2399 Joseph Franklin, born 181 1.

*2400 Stephen VanRensselaer, born October 16, 1812.

2401 Briggs, lived in Alleghany County, N. Y.

2402 Lewis; about 1836 removed to Hillsdale County,
Mich.

2403 Freegift.

2404 Nancy ; married Fred Wilcox.



SIXTH GENERATION. 325

2405 Polly; married John Williams.

2406 Irene.

1205— GEORGE NYE (Tames, 483 John, 169 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., February 4,
1780. In 1802 he removed to Blandford, Mass., in 1810 to
Chester, Mass. ; then back to Blandford and later to Tol-
land, Mass., where he died December 8, 1837. He married
November 25, 1799, Judith, daughter of Job and Sarah
Clark. She was born in Charleston, R. I., July 31, 1784 and
died at East Otis, Mass., March 15, 1875.

Children :

^2407 Anna, born May 31, 1800.
*24o8 Renuah, born April 6, 1802.
"2409 Mary, born April 18, 1803.
"2410 George H., born February 23, 1805.
*24i 1 William C, born February 8, 1807.
*24I2 Jonathan, born April 13, 1808.
*24i3 James N., born November 19, 1809.

24i3aElbridge G.. born March 17, 1811: died 1822.
^2414 Lucy, born February 28, 1813.
*24i5 Judith Almira, born July 25, 1815.
*24i6 Noah Barber, born August 11, 1817.
*24I7 Julia E., born July 20, 1819.
*24iS Sarah E., born June 18, 1821.

1206— JONATHAN NYE (James, 483 John, 1110 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., January 6,
1782. He married Sophia Ferguson and resided in Bland-
ford. Mass., where he died April 16, 1857. She died Janu-
ary 10, 1838.

Children :

^2419 Welcome, born 1822.

2420 Henry.
*242i Nelson, born June 27, 1825.

2422 Mary, married George Smith.

1208— HAZARD NYE ( James. 4S:; John, 100 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., June 13, 1789.
He married Sarah Kinvon. and resided in Blandford. She



326 THE NYE FAMILY

died April 15, 1868 aged eighty-four years. He died

December 17, 1861.

Children :

^2423 William, born June 20, 181 5.
^2424 Isaac, born 1823.

2425 Amos, born 1825; died January 21, 1866.

2426 Lydia Ann, married Denison R. Loomis, of Bland-
ford, Mass. She had :

i Sarah J. Loomis, born May 8, 1857.

ii Lorinda L. Loomis, born March 24, i860,
iii Amos D. Loomis, born January 19, 1863.
iv Jeanette Loomis, born November 7, 1865.

v Catherine Loomis, born January 18, 1867.

1209— JAMES NYE (James, 483 John, 169 John, 40 Caleb, 7
Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., May 10, 1791. He
married, February 22, 181 5, Lois Knox, who was born June
11, 1790 and resided in Blandford, Mass., where he died
December 23, 1865. His wife died August 12, 1842.

Children :

2427 (Mary) Maria, born December 24, 1815; died
August 15, 1888. She married June 7, 1840, William
L. Knox and had :

i Philo W. Knox, born April 21, 1841.
ii Charles G. Knox, born August 16, 1843.
iii Lois M. Knox, born October 9, 1845; married

Byron Locke and lives at Kenosha, Wis.
iv Laura E. Knox, born September I, 1848.
v Ocella E. Knox, born August 12, 185 1.
*2428 Gilbert, born September 4, 1817.
^2429 Milo D., born October 31, 1821.
2430 Justin M., born July 25, 1824; died August 6, 1894;
was married to Eliza R. Henry, February 8. 1848.
She was born January 22, 1827.
243oaElla A., born June 24, i8qo; died February 11.
1876. She married Henry W. Ludington.

1 2 10— REBECCA NYE (James, 483 John, 160 John, 411
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born June 28, 1793. She was. married
to Charles Sizer, who was born April 7, 1793. She died
September 3, 1871.



SIXTH GENERATIOX. 327



Children



i Sarah Sizer, born July 23, 1816; died August
1892; married Enoch Burdick.

ii Mary Sizer, born May n, 1820; married Benja-
min Clark.

iii Adaline Sizer, born May 22, 1828; died Febru-
ary 18, 1898; married Alanson Stewart.

121 1— ALICE NYE (James, 483 John, 169 John, 40 Caleb, 7
Benjamin 1 ), born August 20, 1795; died September 10,
1879. She married Joseph Haley.

Children :

i Clark Haley.

ii Eliza Haley,
iii Sarah Haley.
iv Newman Haley.

v Randall Haley.

1 2 13— CLARK A. NYE (James. 48 - John, 109 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., October 2,
1799. He married Dolly A. Frary and resided in Bland-
ford, Mass., where he died October 11, 1886. She was born
February 8. 1809; died April 8, 1895.

Children :

2431 Lyman R., born December 2, 1827; married Novem-
ber 28, 1855, Marion Lewis.
*2432 Lewis C, born October 17, 1829.
2433 Emily A., born May 23, 1835; married February 18,
1864, Eli A. Cross.

Children :

i Minnie M. Cross, born April 13, 1866; married
Harry W. Hammersly. They had one daugh-
ter Ethel Grace, born October 9, 1891.
ii Ida M. Cross, born August 20, 1870; died Janu-
ary 10, 1877.

1214— MERCY NYE (James, 483 John, 100 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born January 1, 1802; died October
10, 1840. She married John Church.



328 THE NYE FAMILY

Child :

i John W. Church, born October 10. 1840; married
Ella A. Adams.

1215— RANDALL NYE (James, 483 John, 109 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I., March 15,
1804. He married Louisa Cook, daughter of Prentiss and
Betsey (Osborn) Clark, and resided in Blandford, Mass.,
where he died May 23, 1882. She was born May 24, 1819;
died May 16, 1883.

Children :

"2434 William Randall, born September 6, 1841.
2435 Almeda Louisa, born November 21, 1844; married
September 20, 1870, James W. Knox. They had
one child Edgar James, born September 18, 1871.

*2436 George Dennis, born April 16, 1846.

2437 Daughter, born April 16, 1846.

2438 Edgar E., born May 6, 1848; died February ^3. 1858.
*2439 James P., born February 5, 1851.

2440 Carrie Belle, born November 26, 1857; married
November 26, 1882, William E. Calkins.
Children :

i Lizzy B. Calkins, born March 24, 1884; died

August 20, 1884.
ii Pearl Calkins, born December 27, 1885.
iii Abbie L. Calkins, born November 16, 1887.
iv Bertha L. Calkins, born February 21, 1889; died

April 12, 1889.
v James E. Calkins, born July 8, 1891.
vi Hazel Calkins, born December 8, 1893.
vii Anna Calkins, born ( )ctober t6, 1894.

1216— STEPHEN NYE (John, 484 John. 11 " John. 1 "
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I. He married
Prudence Howard.

Children :

"2443 Stephen Franklin, born May 1, 1816.

2444 John, born November 17, 1817; died May 2. 1863.

2445 William Howard, born September 16, 1819. He
went to sea when young. A tradition reached his
family that the vessel on which he sailed was ship-



SIXTH GENERATION. 329

wrecked, that a chief took a great fancy to him, and
that he married the chief's daughter.
*2446 Toseph Denison, born September 26, 1821.

2447 Isaac, born August 29, 1823; died June 23, 1829.

2448 Hannah Ann, born November 9, 1825 ; died January
11, 1857.

*2449 Oliver Howard, born November 11, 1827.

2450 Andrew, born December 3, 1829; died January 20.
1830.

2451 Sarah Maria, born December 25, 1830; married

Farnell, and died November 13, 1858. She

Thad :

i Edgar Perry Farnell.
ii Edwin Percy Farnell.

2452 Prudence Orilla, born April 17, 1833; married

Merrill and lives at Milton, Vt. She had:

i Franklin Pierce Merrill.

2453 Frances Dorcas, born April 29, 1835 ; married —
Kirby. She died August 7, i860. She had :

i Edward Nenefos Kirby.

2454 Benjamin H., born July 26, 1837; died April 15, 1899.

2455 Samuel, born December 3, 1839; died April 3, 1843.

2456 Harriet Ann, born April, 1841 ; died November 12,
1870; married Stephen Manley Howard. She had:

j Mary Albertha Howard,
ii George Charles Howard.

1217— NATHAN NYE (John, 484 John. 160 John. 40
Caleb. 7 Benjamin 1 ). He had two sons:

2457 Henry.
^2458 James.

1218— GEORGE WASHINGTON NYE (John, 484
John, 11 ' John, 40 Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston,
R. I., June 21, 1802. He married Eliza, daughter of Henry
and Nancy Allen. She was born at South Kingston, R. I.
December, 1809 and died May 1866. In 1849 he removed
to Warwick, R. I., where he died June 5, 1887.

Children :

♦2459 William Henry, born August 5, 1833.
2460 Alena. born January 30, 1836: married Oliver B.



330 THE NYE FAMILY

Crandall, of Riverpoint, R. I. She had :

i Ada F . Crandall ; married Albert W. Knight.

2461 Samuel A., born September 20, 1838; died November
2, 1856.

"2402 James F., born May 11, 1840.

2463 Deborah Anna, born August 3, 1842; married Benja-
min Kingsley, of Riverpoint, R. I. She had :
i James Arthur Kingsley.

^2464 Stephen J., born May 12, 1845.

1219— JONATHAN R. NYE (John, 484 John, 109 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I. He married
at South Kingston, R. I.. January 8, 1831, Hannah Jaques.
He resided in Westerlv, R. I., where he died December 1,

Children :

2465 Jonathan R., private in Battery F., 1st R. I. Artillery;
enlisted March 20, 1862; died at New Bern, N. C.
August 3, 1862.

2466 Henry E., born 1843 ; married August 13, 1864,
Susan A. Crandall, of Westerly. R. I.

2467 Thankful.

2468 Susan.

2469 Angeline.

2470 Hannah.

2471 Nathan H.

2472 Mary Ann.

1220— BENJAMIN NYE (John, 484 John, 160 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Charleston, R. I. He married
( >ctober 11, 1841, Elizabeth Pelham Champlain, of South
Kingston, I\. L, and resided in that town where he died in
1865.

Children :

2473 Emily.

_474 Franklin Benjamin.

2475 Sarah A.

2476 Lizzie.

2477 Annie 15.



SIXTH GENERATION. 331

1226— LEWIS NYE (Ebenezer, 487 George, 171 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Litchfield, Conn. September
2, 1779. He married Margaret Stewart and lived at White
Cottage, six miles west of Zanesville, Ohio.

Children :

2478 Infant died unnamed.

2479 Eliza, born February 7, 1814: died November 12,
1875. She married, March 22. 1832, George W.
Rankin. She had :

1 Margaret Maxcey Rankin, born January 11,

1833; married George W. Duvall.
ii Martha Ann Rankin, born December 9, 1834;

married Charles D. White,
iii Esther Caroline Rankin, born January 18, 1837;

died September 16, 1866.
iv Charles Gillespie Rankin, born August 16, 1841 ;

died September 16, 1841.
v Lillie Nye Rankin, born November 25, 1845;

married John D. Wheeler,
vi Helen Amanda Rankin, born January I, 1849;

married Harry Fracker.
vii George Rankin, born July 15, 1851 ; died same

day.
viii Frank Rankin, born July 15, 1851 ; died same
day.
ix Fred Wellington Rankin, born October 14. 1854;
died same day.

1227— GEORGE NYE (Ebenezer, 487 George, 171 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Litchfield, Conn., June 2, 1782.
He married, December 20, 1808, Lydia Gardner. He died
at Chancey, Ohio, September 8, 1825.

Children :

2480 Julia Granby, born November 3, 1809; died January
12, 1862; she married, January 1, 1833, Charles Cable
of Nelsonville, Ohio. She had :

i Charles Augustus Cable, born April 6, 1834;
married April 23, 1857. Sarah A. Scott. They
now reside at Nelsonville. Ohio, where Mi.
Cable is encrasfed in the banking business.
Children :

i Charles Walter Cable, born Tulv 2;. 1859;



332 THE NYE FAMILY

married Bessie Golden and has Lucile
Golden Cable, born December 4, 1883.
ii Don Carlos Cable, born August 19, 1861 ;
married Jennie M. Baird and has Pearl
Golden Cable, born July 21, 1885.
iii Eugene Winfield Cable, born January 2,
1870; married Maude E. Comstock, and
has Charles Dick Cable, born January
2, 1905.
iv Edith Genevieve Cable, born November
24, 1876.
ii Eugene Julian Cable, born December 6, 1848;
married June 2y, 1872, Sallie A. Rannels.
Children:

i Louise C. Cable, born October 16, 1875;
married October 25, 1899, Dr. W. I.
Jones and has Ruth C. Jones, born
December 11, 1900 and Louise C.
Jones, born July 22, 1902.
ii Lena E. Cable, born August 15, 1879.

2481 Livia, born February 13, 1812; died at Rutland,
Ohio, June 3, 1845. She married May 15, 1832,
Nathan Simpson and had :

i Livia Mandane Simpson, born November },

1835-
ii Rosantha Belinda Simpson, born March 3, 1837.

iii George Perry Simpson, born February 12, 1839.

2482 Lucy, born February 21, 1815; died February 23,
1864. She married Laurentius Weethee. She had:

i Marcella Emily Weethee, born February 2j.

i837- .
ii Lydia Ann Weethee, born January 29, 1839.

iii Julia Georgianna Weethee, born October 11,

1844.

2483 Emily, born September 7, 1819; died July, 1875. She
married, June, 1843, Alfren Conden and had:

i Mary Nye Conden, born August 1, 1851.
^2484 George Augustus, born October 13, 1824.

1228— MELZAR NYE (Ebenezer, 487 George, 171 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Litchfield, Conn., March ti,
1785. He married, November 4, 1810. Phoebe Sprague, and
died at Middleport, Ohio, November 7, 1873.



SIXTH GENERATION. 333

Children :

2485 Ebenezc-r, born 1811; died young.

2486 Mary Desire, born March 31, 1813 ; died 1888; mar-
ried (1st) Nicholas Titus and (2d) in 1852, Samuel
H. Brown. She had :

i John C. Titus, born 1834; died 1854.
ii Melzar Titus, born 1837.
iii Henry E. Titus, born 1840; died 1861.
iv James \Y. Titus, born 1841.
v Mary Lucy Brown, born 1853; died September
3, 1894.

2487 Margaret Louis, born September 1. 1815; married,
December 18, 1836, Stephen Titus, of Rutland, Ohio.
She had :

i Samuel Nye Titus, born November 17, 1837.
ii Phoebe Titus, born April 26, 1841 ; married

Cyrus G. Gleason, of Hazelton, Kan.
iii Margaret Titus, born December 6, 1842.
iv George S. Titus, born March 8, 1848.

2488 Sarah Carter, born December 13, 1817; married,
October 19, 1849, Lewis P. Mao-net, of Gallipolis,
Ohio. She had :

i Emma C. Magnet, born November 2, 1844; died

December 23, 1858.
ii Melzar Nye Magnet, born July 19, 1846; mar-
ried Emma Lansing.
iii Mary A. Magnet, born May 23, 1849; married

Brayton T. EnoSs
iv Lewis T. Magnet, born July 12, 1853.
v Silas Sweet Magnet, born June 30, 1856: mar-
ried Eliza F. Withers.
'2489 Melzar, born November 23, 1822.
2490 Almira A., born October 6, 1828: married Thomas
T. Fesler, of Middleport, Ohio, and had :
i Frank Nye Fesler, born June 1, 1848.
ii Clara Alvira Fesler, born August 21, 1850; mar-
ried Henry P. Titus,
iii Thomas True Fesler, born December 28, 1852:

died April 4, 1855.
iv Henry Leadington Fesler, born January 23,

1854; married Eva McKeene.
v William True Fesler, born October 12. 1856;
died November 25, 1858.



334 THE NYE FAMILY

vi Anna Carrie Fesler, born September 29, 1859;

died December 26, 1899.
vii Robert Earle Fesler, born May 9, 1867.
2491 Alvira Elizabeth, born October 6, 1828; married,
June 15, 1852. William W. Gates, of Portsmouth,
Ohio. She had :

i Charles Henry Gates, born October 12, 1853;

died July 18,, 1855.
ii Ella Aveline Gates, born January 15, 1856; mar-
ried Irving Drew.
iii Laura Almira Gates, born March 3, 1858; mar-
ried Stephen C. Chuck,
iv Mary Francis Gates, born August 10, i860:

died October 19, 1862.
v William Wallace Gates, born March 13, 1863.
\i Edward Samuel Gates, born March 3, 1865.
vii John Melzar Gates, born March 24, 1867; died

September 5, 1877.
viii Hattie Alvira Gates, born October 6, 1868.

1229— NIEL NYE (Ebenezer, 4 * 7 George, 171 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at New Haven, Conn., August
2 3< I 787- Fie married (1st) Elizabeth Hall, who was born
at Dover, Del., February 12, 1772 and died January 12,
1831. He married (2(\) August 12, 1834, Mrs. Matilda
Cooley (widow of Caleb Cooley) daughter of Ebenezer and
Esther (Bradley) Buckingham. She was born June 9,
1775 and died March 1, 1858. He died December 25, 1841,
near Cairo, Ky. and was buried at Chester, Meigs County,
( >hio.

Children :

^2492 Lewis Stewart, born April 14, 181 1.
2443 Xiel Rudolqua, born October 12, 1814; married

Rhoda Smith.
2494 Mary E., born October 1, 1815; married, October
2- ? , 1838, Richard Allen and died at Lrbana, 111.,
June 25, 1883. She had :

i Lewis N. T. Allen, born November 19, 1840.
ii Sarah A. Allen., born January 28, 1843.
iii Samuel Allen, born March 5, 1844.
iv Caroline Allen, born February 1. [846.



Sl&TH GENERATION. 335

v Ira H. Allen, born February 21, 1848.
vi Joseph R. Allen, born December 30, 1849.
vii Arius Allen, born November 10, 185 1.
::: 24(j5 John Milton, born ( )ctober 18, 1817.

2496 Ebenezer, born July 10, 1819; died May 30, 1841.

2497 Marshall, born February 25, 1822; married Zilla
Stivers ; died in the army about 1862.

"2498 Edward Mills, born October 4, 1826.
:|: 2499 Arius, born February 18, 1830.

(2d wife)
^2500 Buckingham Cooley, born September 9, 1836.

1230— NATHAN NYE ( Ebenezer, 487 George, 171 John. 4 "
Caleb. 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Litchfield, Conn., January 29,
1790. He married Rhoda Eaton Baker. He died in Mercer
Count}", Ohio, December 28, 1856.

Children :

2501 Adeline: died aged seventeen years.

2502 Susan Desire, born November 17, 1814, married in
1838, Lewis Titus and had:

i Rhoda Eaton Titus, born January 15, 1837.
ii Elizabeth Vincent Titus, born August 17. 1839.

2503 Nathan.

1231— THEODORUS NYE (Ebenezer, 487 George, 171

John, 4 " Caleb. 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Marietta, Ohio, May
4, 1793. He married Rebecca Varnum and lived at Chester,
( )hio.

Children :

2504 Francis ; married Kootz and lived at Chan-

cey, Ohio.

2505 Lewis.

2506 Sarah.

2507 Horace, not heard from after entering the army.

1237— HORACE NYE (Ichabod, 491 George. 171 John, 4 "
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born at Chesterfield, Mass.. June 8,
1786. He married (1st) August 12, 1813, Fannie Safford
who was born October 8, 1778 and died September 7.



336 THE NYE FAMILY

1829. He married (2d) October 7, 1830, Lucinda Belknap,
who was born April 22, 1792 and died April 9, 1874.

In the summer of 1812 he was commissioned as Bri-
gade Major in General E. W. Tupper's brigade of militia
and spent the greater part of the winter near Urbana,
Ohio and later at Fort Meigs, returning home in the spring
of 1813. He then engaged in business at Putnam, Ohio,
where he died February 15, 1859.

Children :

2^08 Minerva Tupper, born June 30, 1814: died Tulv 8,

1815.
2^09 Eliza Ann, born November 10, 181 5; died April 29,

1816.
2510 Edward Tupper, born August 28, 1818; died Tulv t.

T819.
*25i 1 Dr. Horace Safford, born April 25, 1817.

2512 James Merrill, born October 27, 1819; died Septem-
ber 4, 1820.

(2d wife)

2513 Saul Belknap, born June 18, 183T ; died June 3, 1854.

2514 Mary Frances, born July 5, 1833; married, February
13, i860, Thomas Potts, of Zanesville, Ohio. She had :

i Ida Nye Potts, born December 3, i860,
ii Arthur Brooke Potts, born May 28, 1862.

1240— ARIUS NYE (Ichabod, 491 George, 171 John, 40
Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born in Campus Martins, Marietta,
Ohio, December 27, 1792. In 1807 he was in a store at
Springfield, and later in a store at Putnam, Ohio. Before
he was twenty-one years old he was a director in a bank
at Zanesville. In 1817 and 1818 he studied law and was
admitted to the bar in Muskingum County. In the fall of
1822 he removed to Gallipolis, Ohio, where he remained
for about a year and then returned to Marietta and resided
there the remainder of his life. He was Cashier and Presi-
dent of the Bank of Marietta and a trustee of Marietta
College. He served as Representative in 1827, 1828 and
1840, and as State Senator in 1831 and 1832.

He served as Prosecuting Attorney of the County from




Hon. Arius Nye



SIXTH GENERATION. 337

October 30, 1829 to August 17, 1840. In 1847 ne was
chosen Presiding Judge of the district comprising Wash-
ington, Morgan, Athens, Meigs, Gallia and Lawrence
counties. By reason of the arduous labors connected with
the position, his health failed and he resigned in 1850,
continuing the practice of law thereafter. He married (1st)
in 181 5, Rowena Millicent, daughter of Joseph Spencer of
Vienna, Ya. She was a sister to the wife of General Lewis
Cass. She died January 24, 1842. He married (2d) in
Trinity Church, New York, N. Y., May 22, 1847, Caroline
Marie, daughter of Captain Henry and Hannah (Collins)
Sisson, of Newport, R. I. She was born at Warren, R. I.,
April 25, 1814, and was reared in the family of her uncle,
Governor Charles Collins, of Newport, R. I.

Judge Nye died at Marietta, Ohio, July 2y, 1865. His
widow removed to Brooklyn, N. Y., and died there January
20, 1 901.

Children :

*25i5 Arius Spencer, born February 13, 1816.
2516 Benjamin Tupper, born January 10, 1818; died in
1878.
^2517 Dudley Selden, born May 24, 1820.
*25i8 William Spencer, born March 27,, 1823.

2519 Frances Rowena, born November 27, 1826; married,
May 13, 1850, Shelton Sturges and died in Chicago,
111.. April 30, 1890. She had:

i Rowena Spencer Sturges, born October 26,

1852; married Emerson H. Brush and resided

in Chicago, 111.
ii Helen Sturges, born July 30, 1854; married A.

H. Mulliken, of Chicago^ 111.
iii William Sturges, born March 3, 1856.
iv Harold Sturges, born February 24, 1858.
v Shelton Sturges, born January 22, i860,
vi Virginia Sturges, born April 1, 1863; died July,

1863.

2520 George, born January 17, 1828: was living in 1894 at
Fort Scott, Kans.

2521 Harriet, born March 30, 1834; married, December
8, 1856, Judge Henry Abner Towne. She had :



338 THE NYE FAMILY

i Robert Safford Towne, born September 17,
1858; resides in New York, N. Y.
2522 Virginia Sophia, born September 11, 1837; married
June 10, 1862, Judge Henry Ford and died at Mag-
nolia, Iowa, October 24, 1865. She had :

i William Spencer Ford, born April 19, 1863 ;
married Edith Legg and lives at Melrose,
Mass. Children:

i Alice Edith Ford, born April 19, 1890.
ii Helen Wheeler Ford, born July 19, 1891.
iii Clarence Spencer Ford, born June 3, 1895.
iv Mabel Virginia Ford, born July 10, 1900.
ii Virginia Nye Ford, born October 11, 1865.
(2d wife)
*2523 Haile Collins Tupper, born October 14. 1850.

2524 Minerva Tupper, born January t, 1853; resides at
Brooklyn, N. Y.

2525 Theodore Sedgewick, born October 12, 1854. He
graduated in law from New York University in
1875, am ' was a successful lawyer. He was candi-
date for Congress on the Democratic ticket but de-
feated with the rest of the ticket. He died December
8, 1900.

1242— ANSELM TUPPER NYE ( [chabod, 4 " 1
George, 171 John, 40 Caleb, 7 Benjamin 1 ), born in Campus

Martins, Marietta, Ohio, November 9, 1797. From 1812
to 1824 he was engaged in his father's store. In the latter
year he purchased the Waterford store from his father and
resided in that town a couple of years, continuing to own
the store until 1840. While living at Waterford he was
Justice of the Peace From 1826 to 1847 h'eHvas connected
with the Bank of Marietta, as assistant Cashier, Cashier
and Clerk of the Trustees. He was also a member of the
board of trustees of Marietta College. In 1840 he estab-
lished the Nye hardware store. From 1827 to 1833 he was
County Commissioner. He served as a member of the
city council twelve years; as clerk of the council ten years;
and as Mayor of the city seven years, and for more than
forty years he was a deacon in the Congregational church,
lie married November 18, 1828, Rebecca Dodge,




Mrs. Harriet Nye Towne



SIXTH GENERAT10X. 339

daughter of Jonathan and Sally (Dodge) Cram. She was
born at Hampton Falls, N. H., November 8, 1805 and died
in Marietta, March 6, 1890. He died in Marietta, October
5", 1881.

Children :

2526 Sarah Sophia, born November 15, 1829; married,
November 15, 1852, Joseph Lovell, of Marietta,
Ohio. He was a son of Captain Joseph and Betty



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