Revolutionary War Soldier Michael Hyder
[Sr.] & Elizabeth Woods Hyder. Michael Hyder came to the Watauga Settlement from Hampshire Co., Va.
in the year 1766 or 1768. He was one of the earliest settlers on Watauga. He served in the Revolutionary War and was at the Battle of Kings Mountain Oct 8, 1780 ... [editor's note - rather it is thought that Michael
Sr. was detailed out of this battle so that he could scout for indians to protect the Watauga Settlement. He was involved in 3 other Rev. War battles] ... above data on Michael Hyder is from Tenn. Records; Bible
Records & Marriage Bounds compiled by Acklen; Gen. Pub. Co.; Baltimore ; 1967, p97
Erected by His Descendants
Michael Hyder, Sr.
Died June 25, 1790.
"Member of the Watauga Association.
In Watauga Fort June 21, 1776.
Took part in all early Indian wars in Tennessee under Shelby, Sevier, and Christian. Was in the following battles of the Revolution: Thickety Fort, Cedar Springs, and Musgrove's Mill in South Carolina. Was detailed from the King's Mountain expedition to defend Watauga Settlement from Indian Invasion. Tennessee Records: Bible Records and Marriage Bonds By Jeannette Tillotson Acklen
Grave marked by the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution on Friday, September 18th 2015.
100 yards upstream at a falls stood an old powder mill, where Mary McKeehan Patton made powder for the soldiers who went to King's Mountain, Oct. 7, 1780. Michael Hyder, Sr., signer of the Halifax Petition in 1776, lived here and is buried on the hill to left of the stream. Both have many descendants here today.Marking Time: East Tennessee Historical Markers and the Stories Behind Them
By Fred Brown
Hider (Hyder). Michael lived on Powder Branch a mile south of Wataugal and signed the Halifax petition of 1776. He was under Sevier at King's Mountain. A direct descendant is Senator R. E. Patton, of Knox county. The King's mountain men, the story of the battle, with sketches of the American soldiers who took part by White, Katherine Keogh
"The will of Michael Hyder, Sr. dated May 20, 1790, is in Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee. Will No. 1, p. 21, names wife, Elizabeth; sons, John, Jonathan, Michael, Adam, Jacob and Joseph; there were several daughters not named in the will. They were Polly, Nancy, Katy and Martha Hyder."
Tennessee Records: Bible Records and Marriage Bonds
By Jeannette Tillotson Acklen
MICHAEL HIDER'S WILL
Jonesborough, State of North Carolina, 1790
Washington County Will Book
Volume I, Part I, p. 21, 1779-1858
"In the name of God, Amen; This the twenty-eighth day of
May 1790, I Michael Hider of County aforesaid being very sick
weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks to God;
- therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body and
knowing that it is appointed for all men to die, do make and
ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say, principally
and first of all and I give bequeath my soul unto the hands of almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried at the descreation of my executors and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life. First I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth Hider the plantation whereon I now
live together with all the houses and orchards and all appurtenances belonging to the same tract of land on the same side of river or branch to be by her fully and fully possessed and enjoyed during her natural life and at her decease to my son Jonathan Hider. I also give to my beloved wife Elizabeth all and singular the stock of horses and cattle belonging to the above plantation also all the sheep and hoggs and farming utensils also all the beds and furniture and household furniture.
(Item) -I give my son John Hider the tract of land known
by the name of Kites on the tract on the other side of the
branch supposed to be two hundred acres together with the
plantation and all the appurtenances thereto belonging to the
same tract of land on the same side of the river or branch.
(Item) — I give to my son Michael Hider the land and plantation known by the name Knellams one hundred acres whereof was bought of Mathew Talbot, Sr. and the other part of said land is divided by a line between John and Michael supposed to contain one hundred and fifty acres in all with all the appurtenances thereto belonging (Item) - I give to my other sons which have no land all my stock of horses cattle hoggs and sheep together with the household furniture to be equally divided among them at my wife's decease namely Adam Hider, Jacob Hider, and Joseph Hider. I also constitute make and ordain my beloved wife Elizabeth Hider executrix together with my son John Hider executor of this my last will and testament and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disanull all other wills and testaments by me made ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written".
Michael x Hider (seal)
Signed sealed & pronounced
in the presence of
The foregoing will was proven by the
oaths of Edmd. Williams, Robt. English,
Henry English and subscribing witnesses.
Thereto and ordered to be
Elizabeth & John Hider qualified as the
Executrix and Executor at August Session
A story of two Tennessee families : Edwards and Hyder
Statement of Responsibility:
[by] Ernestine Ratcliffe Edwards
↑ Source: #S-988400759 Page: Source number: 24015.002; Source type: Pedigree chart; Number of Pages: 2 APID: 1,7836::630792
↑ Source: #S-988400759 Page: Source number: 6963.038; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1 APID: 1,7836::558127
Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/), "Record of Michael Hider", Ancestor # A055092.
Source: S-1882295831 Repository: #R-1885382807 Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls Note: APID: 1,2204::0
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Source: S-988400765 Repository: #R-1885382807 Title: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots Author: Hatcher, Patricia Law Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc APID: 1,4110::0
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Hyder-167 was created by Elizabeth Luttrell through the import of Luttrell Family Tree.ged on Jun 12, 2015.
Michael 3 HYDER b.1743 d. 25 June 1790 (Tennesse Roots book says Michael b. 1740 m. 2 Dec 1764 Hampshire Co. VA d. 25 Jan (not June) 1790. Buried Hyder Cemetery, Powder Branch. m. 2 Dec. 1764 Elizabeth WOOD b. 1745 Hampshire, VA (Bible Records of Mich show Elizabeth Wood b. 9 Apr 1745 Hampshire VA d. 3 Jan 1841 Carter, TN, buried Hyder Cemetery Powder Branch. (Don’t know if its right but someone listed Elizabeth Wood’s sibling as Jonathan Wood b. 13 Feb 1725, Jebediah Wood b. 25 May 1728, James Wood b. 12 Mar 1730) Michael & Elizabeth Hyder had son John. John was one of 11 children born to them. Nelle Saintfirstname.lastname@example.org says Elizabeth Wood's parents are John & Agness Wood?? TN Roots & Descendants of Michael Hyder by Betty Dean Hamby Cooper says Elizabeth Wood’s were Jonathan Allen WOOD & Persis ROBBINS (don't think this is right?)
--source-TN Cousins-A History of TN People by Worth Ray #976.8 R213 says: JOHN HYDER--Will dated 23 Mar 1833 in which he named his wife Anna & following legatees (it was said 2nd m/ to Nancy Weatherington after 1818
Michael 5 Hyder-my plantation
Jane 5 Hyder who married Mr. Haun
Nancy 5 Haun
LUCINDA 5 YOUNG (Bev's direct ancestor)
Lavinia 5 Edens
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Michael by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Michael:
Heider Hyder-3 and Hyder-30 appear to represent the same person because: Same dates and spouse, tho the LNAB is spelled different. Please merge these to clear the duplicate. Also, please retain all information from Hyder-30 as it is a more complete and detailed profile.
MICHAEL 3 HYDER (HIDER) (?1742-1790) who may have been born in Hampshire Co, West Virginia, & married ELIZABETH WOOD (1745-1641 on December 2, 1764. Their children are: JOHN, Michael Jr. Mary “Polly”, Martha,, twins, Jacob & Adam, Joseph, Jonathan, Nancy & Kate
Children of Michael & Elizabeth Wood Heider --
1. JOHN HEIDER b/chris 14 Sept 1765 d. 15 Apr 1833 (see abstract of will listed `below) (Jon‘s source doesn‘t list a spouse or a death date Story of 2 Families in TN says John b. 14 Sept 1765 d. 15 Apr 1833 (TN Roots says John b. 14 Sept 1765 VA d. 15 Apr 1833 TN m.23 May 1789 N.C. ROSE (ROSANNA) ENGLISH b. 6 Feb 1766 d. 12 Sept 1818. Howard Hyder says d 12 Sept 1818-Abstract of JOHN HYDERS WILL made 23 Mar 1833 proved May 1833
I am related to the Heiders. How are you related to them. My line goes
Hans Michael Hyder b. 20 June 1707 Glashuetten, Oberfranken, Bavaria, Germany. He married Katherine CHASTEEN and they lived in Homburg, Germany, just north of Frankfurt. In 1729, they went to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. There they caught a ship for America, called the Mortonhouse, arriving in Philadelphia, PA on 17 Aug 1729. The ship was from Rotterdam Source: Strausburger, Pennsylvania German Pioneers, vol. 1 p. 23 (list 9A)and Egle, Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance, pg 17. Hider/Heider/Hyder. Immigration: Naturalization: 24 Sep 1744 Philadelphia, PA. http://fourkings.freeyellow.com/Hyder.html says they landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. .