HYDER-WILSON

I am listing genealogical information for the Wilson side of the family as far as I have been able find from my great aunt's notes, ship records, court records, etc. I am going listing this in chronological order, oldest to most recent.

Vieth HEIDER b: 26 Oct 1612 in Oberfranken,Bayern

Peter Heider (born 1654)in Oberfranken,Bayern married Barbara BAUER b: 21 May 1671 in Glashuetten,Oberfranken,Bayern

Hance Michael Hyder ( Hans Michel Heider ) was a son. At this time I do not know of any other children.

Hance Michael Hyder ( Hans Michel Heider ) and his wife Katherine Chasteen arrived from Homburg, Germany on the ship Mortonhouse on August 19, 1729.

Their children were:

Michael T. Hyder married Elizabeth Wood. Michael died in 1790. The following is on his tombstone.

Erected by his Decendants to
Michael Hyder, Sr.
Died
June 25. 1790
Member of the Watauga Association
In Watauga Fort, June 21, 1776.
Took part in all the early Indian
Wars in Tenn. Under Shelby, Sevier
and Christian.
Was in the following battles of the
Revolution, Thickety Fort, Cedar
Springs and Mustgrove's Mill in S.C.
Was detailed from the King's Mountain
Expedition to defend the Watauga
Settlement from Indian Invasion.

Their children were:

Mary/Polly Hyder married Jesse Mil(l)saps (1767-8? - 1847) [son of Robert Millsaps and Elender King and grandson of William Millsaps of Belfast, Ireland] on 02 Apr 1799 in Carter County, Tennessee

Their daughter Triphena Millsaps (born 1805 Randolph County, N.C. ) married William Williams ( born June 5, 1804 Tapoco, Graham County, North Carolina)

Their daughter Ava Rilla married Wesley Carringer (1st marriage)

Later Ava Rilla Williams Carringer married Jackson Lafayette Wilson. Jackson Lafayette Wilson's mother was not married. Her name was Grady Wilson. Supposedly the father was a Compton.

Jackson Lafayette Wilson (born 1828?) and Ava Rilla Williams

Jackson Lafayette Wilson was a Union soldier. He drew a pension of $100.00 per month in old age. He moved to Cherokee County from Graham County when family trouble threatened to cause a mountain feud. He hada brick yard in Murphy, N.C. He made his own bricks and was a good brick mason. He built the first brick buildings in Murphy, N.C. One was torn down in the 1980's on the square. It was the old Regal Hotel. The old Mattox Hardware stored burned down a few years later. Later Coward's store took its place.

Regal Hotel

On August 26, 1875 Ava Rilla Williams Carringer of Yellow Creek married Jackson Lafayette Wilson. J.B. Carringer, Justice of the Peace, performed the ceremony in Graham County, North Carolina. ( 2nd marriage for Ava Rilla Williams )

Their children were: