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Urias S. Nye
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Birth: 1830
Death: Feb. 18, 1897

A native of Ohio. About 68 years old.

Source: Willows Cemetery records
From the obit of his daughter, whose memorial is now linked to him:

.... Urias S. Nye came to California with the family of Capt. Sutter. With him he brought four negro slaves who are buried near his grave in the foothills at Athena, West of Willows. Nye and his brother Emmanuel at one time operated Nye's crossing near Marysville. Emmanuel's partner married Mary Murphy, a member of the Donner party for who Marysville was named.

[His wife was] was Susan Lull, daughter of Dr. Almon Lull, early day physician who named Princeton for his alma mater, Princeton University.

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Family links: 
  Susan H. Lull Nye (1846 - ____)*
  Amelia Nye (1862 - 1913)*
  Frank L. Nye (1863 - 1888)*
  Jesse Morrison Nye (1864 - 1926)*
  Millicent M. Nye Meriwether (1869 - 1952)*
  Augusta Lawson Nye Porter (1874 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Nye Cemetery
Glenn County
California, USA
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Record added: Mar 10, 2008
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Urias S. Nye
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Uriah S. Nye, a prominent farmer of Glenn county, committed suicide yesterday afternoon by shooting himself in the right temple at his home, twelve miles west of Willows on the Mendocino railroad. Wednesday evening he complained of feeling unwell, and at...(Read more)
- Bev
 Added: Sep. 27, 2011
DONNER PARTY SURVIVOR....... In 1848 Uriah met a German in the employ of General Sutter, and learned of his brother's arrival and of the recent discoveries of gold. A party was soon formed and on the 3d of May, 1849, they started for this State, and arr...(Read more)
- Bev
 Added: Sep. 27, 2011

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