Much Hyder history can be obtained from books compiled by Jessie K. Hyder, 133 Meadowcrest, Desoto, Tx. I too am a Hyder cousin. I think my lineage is complete to Hans Michael and Catherine who immigrated from Germany in 1729. You can e mail me at email@example.com
My line is Hans Michael, Michael,Jacob,Joseph
Jessie Elkanah (Kay), Alice Etta Hyder Henry . I have several contacts in Tn.