When Charles Ashton Nye was born on 17 December 1842, in Tonbridge, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Nye, was 35 and his mother, Charlotte Emline Osborne, was 25. He married Lucinda Catherine Bingham on 2 August 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Portland, Victoria, Australia in 1852 and lived in Hadlow, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1906. In 1900, at the age of 58, his occupation is listed as day laborer in Mountain Dell, Uintah, Utah, United States. He died on 3 February 1918, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.
English (southern): from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten eye, atten ye ‘at the island’ (Old English ēg, īeg ‘island’), becoming atte nye. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on an island or patch of firm ground surrounded by marsh, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Nye in Winscombe, Somerset.
English: alternatively, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atten eye, atten ee ‘at the river’ (Old English ēa ‘river’), becoming atte nee. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived near a river, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Neigh Bridge in Somerford Keynes, Wiltshire.
Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 聶, see Nie 2.
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John Nye, Senior My grandfather, John Nye, was born July 12, 1807 in Tunbridge, Kent, England. He was the son of John Nye and Ann Randall Hessiman. He married Charlotte Osborn in Parish of Waterinb …
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