McIntyre Family

Compiled by Marla Pickelsimer 2018

The McIntyre family were the final owners of the Bradlee-McIntyre House. Here is some information about their family’s history.

Samuel Maxwell McIntyre: final owner of the Bradlee-McIntyre

  • born October 13, 1844 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania into a pioneering Philadelphia family
  • married Mary Louise Bowlby at an undetermined date
  • July 26, 1862 entered the Union Army as a Lieutenant in the 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers
  • April 23, 1863 honorably discharged due to inflammatory rheumatism
  • Entered the University of Pennsylvania in 1863; left during sophomore year
  • wife, Mary Louise, died April 1889
  • married second wife Annie A. K. Kellogg in 1899
  • listed in 1900 census as living in Philadelphia and being employed as a stock broker and lawyer
  • owned a home in Orlando before purchasing the Bradlee estate in 1904
  • described on 1905 passport application:  age–60; height–5 feet 3 ½ inches; eyes–greyish brown;  nose–long, medium; mouth–covered by mustache; chin-square; hair–gray;  complexion–florid; face–round
  • purchased the Altamonte Hotel in March of 1906; soon resold Hotel to a previous owner
  • became active in civic affairs and public improvements in Altamonte Springs; principally responsible for “a very handsome” church
  • September 7, 1914 died at his camp on Limekiln Lake in Inlet, New York in the Adirondacks at age 69
  • buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • memorial service held in Altamonte Chapel March 6, 1915; described as “a gentleman with high ideals who was loved and respected by all who knew him”

Mary Louise Bowlby McIntyre—first wife of Samuel McIntyre

  • born 1847/8 in Philadelphia
  • no marriage date to S. M. McIntyre located
  • died April 18, 1889 in Rochester,  New York at age 41
  • buried Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia
  • no children born to the marriage located

Annie Kellogg McIntyre—second wife of S. M. McIntyre

  • born Sept. 17, 1866 in New Hartford, New York
  • parents were Henry G. Kellogg and Mary Reid (relation to founders of Kellogg cereal unknown);  Henry, recorded as a farmer in 1880 census
  • married S. M McIntyre December 24, 1898 in Manhattan, New York
  • listed in 1900 census as living in Philadelphia in the home of her husband’s parents
  • 1904 husband purchased the Bradlee-McIntyre house in Altamonte
  • enjoyed entertaining dignitaries who stayed at the Altamonte hotel; Ulysses S. Grant, Jr. and his family stayed with her
  • 1914  husband,  S. M. McIntyre, died in New York
  • 1917 Daytona Daily News  reported Mrs. McIntyre “motored over from Altamonte Springs to visit Mrs. J. Sutherland.”
  • 1920 still census recorded as a resident of New York, living in New Hartford with two aunts
  • 1930 census recorded as a widow and permanent resident of Altamonte Springs, living with her cousin
  • 1930 census recorded the value of her home as $15,000
  • 1940 recorded at age 70 still a resident of Altamonte Springs and now living alone; noted as having attended 3 years of college
  • died in her home in Altamonte Springs February 17, 1947 of  “cerebral thrombosis, hypertension, and cerebral arteriosclerosis”;  cremated—location of ashes unknown