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Eugene McFarland Nye
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1846
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: 1905
Aurora County
South Dakota, USA

E.M. Nye was the son of Sewell Sero and Anna L. Nutting Nye and a direct descendant (Elisha, Elisha, Joseph, Peleg, John) of Benjamin and Katherine Tupper Nye of Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts..

Benjamin Nye sailed, at the age of 15, from Plymouth, England to America in 1635 with Edmund Freeman's company aboard the "Abigail". Rev. Thomas Tupper and his daughter, Katherine, were also passengers aboard the "Abigail" and in 1637 they removed to Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts where, on October 19, 1640, Katherine and Benjamin Nye were married. It was the first wedding held in the old Tupper homestead. Benjamin Nye was one of the first 50 men to settle in Sandwich and his house still stands as a museum.

Eugene was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in Co. C of the 16th Wisconsin Volunteers 21 July 1866 - 8 November 1869; settled in Aurora Co. in October 1880; m. Mrs. Annette Hall; was Justice of the Peace in Plankinton.

He was the brother of Bowen M. Nye (Find a Grave Memorial #61102379), Jewett N. Nye (Find a Grave Memorial #61102180) and Sewell Nye (Find a Grave Memorial #36650118). 
Plankinton Cemetery
Aurora County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Block 32 Lot 3 Grave 6
Created by: relative
Record added: Nov 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61141829
Eugene McFarland Nye
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 Added: Mar. 30, 2011

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