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Alexander Hyer - Indenture 3 March 1876

Alexander Means Hyer and Martha Harris of Mellonville, Florida (married in 1875) sold 80 acres of land in Orange County, Florida on 3 March 1876 to Joseph C. Harper for $450. One of the witnesses to the instrument is his brother E.P. "Edward Pringle " Hyer. The property description is as follows: The East half of the South East quarter of Section 17, in Township 22, South of Range 30 East containing 80 acres more or less.

Other people mentioned: Joseph C. Harper, Chas. (Charles) H. Munger, C. (Cassius) A. Boone - Justice of the Peace, J. P. Hughey - Clerk Circuit Court

The original document available at the Office of the Orange County Florida Comptroller http://occompt.com/


Alexander Hyer - Property Sale - 10 Dec 1884

In March 1876 Alexander Means Hyer and his wife Mattie sold 80 acres of land for $450 dollars. On 23 May 1884 they purchased the 10 acres of land described below from James R. Patrick and his wife Ava Patrick for $550. Just seven months later, Alexander Means Hyer and Martha Harris Hyer sold the same 10 acres of land in Orange County on 10 December 1884 to Thomas Stepheson for $800.

The property description is as follows: The North East quarter of the South East quarter of the South West quarter of Section 21 in Township 22, South of Range 29.

Other people mentioned: C. T. Gooding, R. E. Dasher - Notary Public, T. J. Shine, D. Shine

The original document available at the Office of the Orange County Florida Comptroller http://occompt.com/


Alexander Hyer - Deed - 23 September 1913

This deed dated 23 September 1913 shows that Alexander Means Hyer and his wife Martha "Mattie" Hyer were no longer residents of Orange County but Leon County, Florida.

Others mentioned: Petrea Bell, J. H. Smithwick, J. P. Williams, Eugene B. Bradley, A. M. Hyer, Mattie Hyer, F. B. Carter, Jr., B. M. Robinson, M. J. Gilchrist


Alexander Hyer Comptroller Documents

List of documents mentioning Alexander Means Hyer, A. M. Hyer, Alexander Hyer and his wife Martha Harris Hyer, Martha Hyer, Mattie Hyer available for inspecetion online at the Orange County Florida Comptroller Office http://or.occompt.com

 


Alexander Hyer - Deed - 23 May 1884

In March 1876 Alexander Means Hyer and his wife Mattie sold 80 acres of land for $450 dollars. On 23 May 1884 they purchased the 10 acres of land described below from James R. Patrick and his wife Ava Patrick for $550. Just seven months later, Alexander Means Hyer and Martha Harris Hyer sold the same 10 acres of land in Orange County on 10 December 1884 to Thomas Stepheson for $800.

The property description is as follows: The North East quarter of the South East quarter of the South West quarter of Section 21 in Township 22, South of Range 29.

Other people mentioned: L. J. Dollins, T. J. Shine - Thomas Shine, Jessup Patrick,

The original document available at the Office of the Orange County Florida Comptroller http://occompt.com/


Alexander Hyer - 1880 Census

The 1880 U.S. Census of the 3rd Division, Orange County, Florida (NARA Series T9, Roll 131, ED 2, Sheet 431B, Page 2B) shows Mattie, married to A. M. Hyer age 32, occupation - keeps liquor store. Children: James (1876-29 Oct 1958), Thomas (b. 1878), (b. Oct 1879). Records show Alexander was the fourth mayor of Orlando from 1879-1880.

 


Alexander Hyer - 1885 Florida State Census

Alexander Means Hyer "A.M.", "Doc Hyer" was one of Orlando's pioneers. Census records show that he was involved in a variety of commercial and political ventures. The 1885 Florida census shows that son Thomas is no longer in the household. Cemetery records show that he died 6 February 1883 at the age of 5 1/2 years old.

The 1885 Florida State Census of Orange County (E.D. 1, Page 13B ) shows A. M. Hyer age 37, profession/occupation/trade: Hotel, wife Mattie age 30, children: son James age 12, Pauline age 9, daughter B. age 5, daughter "baby" age 1.


Alexander Hyer - 1900 U.S. Census - Pensacola

The 1900 U.S. Census of Orange County, Florida (NARA Series T623, Roll 175, ED 116, Sheet 12A, Page 22A) shows Mattie (b. May 1853) on Jackson street just one house down from R.L. Hyer and his family. A.M. Hyer is not in the household but she indicates she is married. All four living children reside at home: James (b. July 1876) plumber, Beatrice (b. Dec 1880), Mattie B (b. July 1885), and Stewart (b. Feb 1888).
In contrast, the 1900 U.S. Census of Escambia County, Pensacola, Florida (NARA Series T623, Roll 168, ED 23, Sheet 7A, Page 277A) shows Alexander Hyer, b. 1846, single, occupation real estate agent, living in a boarding house.


Alexander Hyer - 1900 U.S. Census - Orlando

The 1900 U.S. Census of Orange County, Florida (NARA Series T623, Roll 175, ED 116, Sheet 12A, Page 22A) shows Mattie (b. May 1853) on Jackson street just one house down from R.L. Hyer and his family. A.M. Hyer is not in the household but she indicates she is married. All four living children reside at home: James (b. July 1876) plumber, Beatrice (b. Dec 1880), Mattie B (b. July 1885), and Stewart (b. Feb 1888).
If you look a little further down the census page, you will also see the family of Alexander's brother Robert Lee "R.L.", "Bob" Hyer who also live on Jackson Street.
In contrast, the 1900 U.S. Census of Escambia County, Pensacola, Florida (NARA Series T623, Roll 168, ED 23, Sheet 7A, Page 277A) shows Alexander Hyer, b. 1846, single, occupation real estate agent, living in a boarding house.


Alexander Hyer - 1910 U.S. Census - Pensacola

According to the 1910 U.S. Census of Orange County, Florida (NARA Series T624, Roll 166, ED 108, Sheet 3B) Alexander's wife Martha is listed as 54 year old widow, [Mrs.] Alexander M, [Mattie], mother, residing with her son James S as head of household and with her children Beatrice (23), and Stewart (21).
At the same time, Alex M. Hyer age 62 is still living in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida and is listed as a single, land agent (NARA Series T624, Roll 160, ED 15, Page 52A, Sheet 25A).
It certainly seems the two are separated, however, a 1913 an indenture recorded in Orange County on 23 September 1913 shows that A.M. and Mattie reside in Leon County, Florida.


Alexander Hyer - 1910 U.S. Census - Orlando

According to the 1910 U.S. Census of Orange County, Florida (NARA Series T624, Roll 166, ED 108, Sheet 3B) Martha is listed as 54 year old widow, [Mrs.] Alexander M, [Mattie], mother, with her son James S as head of household and children Beatrice (23), and Stewart (21).
At the same time, Alex M. Hyer age 62 is still living in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida and is listed as a single, land agent (NARA Series T624, Roll 160, ED 15, Page 52A, Sheet 25A).
It certainly seems the two are separated, however, a 1913 an indenture recorded in Orange County on 23 September 1913 shows that A.M. and Mattie reside in Leon County, Florida.


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