Group of correspondence, business records, military records, and essays assembled by John A. Nye (1832-1906) of Unadilla,
John A. Nye (1832-1906) was born in Unadilla, New York, in 1832. In 1856 he traveled west for Omaha, but ended up settling
in Deadwood, Dakota Territory,
where he owned a hardware store. By 1900 he had moved to Minnesela, South Dakota, where he continued the operation of his
business. Nye was
also an active Freemason, having joined the order while still in New York. He served as a lodge master from 1858-1859, possibly
in Nebraska. Nye died on June 1, 1906.
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