Some Descendants of Katherine Tupper (Thomas) and Benjamin Nye of Sandwich

  1. Mary Nye married Jacob Burge of Sandwich on 1 Jun 1670 [TTHD, p. 19] in Sandwich. [VRBS]
  2. John Nye was baptised on 29 Jun 1650. [TTHD, p. 19] He married Esther Shed. [TTHD, p. 19]
  3. Ebenezer Nye married Sarah Gibbs. [TTHD, p. 19]
  4. Jonathan Nye married Patience Burge. [TTHD, p. 19]
  5. Mercy Nye was born on 4 Apr 1652. [TTHD, p. 19] She married Matthias Ellis. [TTHD, p. 19] Matthias was the son of John Ellis. [MVRS] He was born on 2 Jun 1657 [TTHD, p. 19] in Sandwich. [MVRS] Lieut. Matthias Ellis died on 8 Sep 1748. in Sandwich. [MVRS]
    1. Malachi Ellis was born on 8 Oct 1689 in Sandwich. [MVRS] He married Jane Unknown.
      1. Matthias Ellis was born on 2 May 1739 in Sandwich. [MVRS] Matthias Ellis of Sandwich married Rachel Tupper of Sandwich of Sandwich on 15 Feb 1759 in Sandwich. [MVRS]
        Rachel and Matthias had two children who survived infancy and four children who died in the small pox epidemic of 1775. [TTHD]
        1. Elizabeth Ellis was baptised on 26 Jul 1761 in Sandwich. [MVRS]
        2. Thankful Ellis was born on 1 Apr 1761 in Sandwich. [MVRS] She was baptised on 26 Jul 1761 in Sandwich. [MVRS]
        3. Joshua Ellis was baptised on 6 Aug 1769 in Sandwich. [MVRS]
        4. Rachel Ellis was baptised on 25 Jul 1773 in Sandwich. [MVRS]
        5. Roland Ellis was baptisesd on 1 Dec 1776 in Sandwich. [MVRS]
  6. Caleb Nye married Elizabeth Atwood. [TTHD, p. 19]
  7. Nathan Nye married Mary Unknown. [TTHD, p. 19]
  8. Benjamin Nye was killed on 26 Mar 1676 in the Battle of Rehoboth in King Philip's War. [TTHD, p. 19]



MVRS Kardell, Caroline Lewis, and Lovell, Russell A. Jr., Vital Records of Sandwich Massachusetts to 1885, Vols. 1 and 2, Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996.
TTHD Tupper, Franklin Whittlesey, Thomas Tupper and his Descendants, Boston, Tupper Family Association of America, Inc., 1945.
VRBS Vital Records of the Towns of Barnstable and Sandwich