Michael Staats Anderson

b. 18 July 1811, d. 17 August 1897

Michael Staats Anderson 1811-1897

Father*Edward (Neddie) Anderson b. 1790, d. 1853
Mother*Elizabeth Staats b. 1794, d. 26 Mar 1849
Michael Staats Anderson|b. 18 Jul 1811\nd. 17 Aug 1897|p402.htm|Edward (Neddie) Anderson|b. 1790\nd. 1853|p528.htm|Elizabeth Staats|b. 1794\nd. 26 Mar 1849|p529.htm|Peter Anderson|b. 1758\nd. Nov 1838|p595.htm|Sarah M. Coleman|b. 1770\nd. unknown|p596.htm|Isaac Staats|b. unknown\nd. Jul 1813|p597.htm|Mary Hannaman|b. 1771\nd. 26 Mar 1838|p598.htm|

ChartsCollins Family Line
Shawnee Indian Line

Note*Michael Staats Anderson Built his two story log home on Pond Creek, Lowdell, Wood Co. (W)Va owning over 600 acres, parts of which were still owned by his descendants in 1992. An Indian village once existed on his property and was the first white settler to live on this land. 
Birth*He was born on 18 July 1811 at Belleville, Wood County, WV. 
Marriage*He married Prudence Elizabeth Pebella White, daughter of George Beaver White and Elizabeth Rebecca Jackson, on 26 April 1832 at Wood County, (W)VA; Minister Benjamin Mitchell.1
Census*Michael Staats Anderson and Prudence Elizabeth Pebella White appeared on the census of 1840 at Wood County, (W)VA; Michael Anderson head of house. Free white males under five 1, Free white males five & under ten 1, Free white males twenty & under thirty 1, Free white females under five 2, Free white females twenty & under thirty 1, Number of persons in each family employed in Agriculture 1.2
Marriage*Michael Staats Anderson married Mary Ann Full, daughter of Andrew Full and Emma Jane Hartley, on 29 April 1849 at Jackson County, (W)VA; Minister Sam Sheppard.3
CensusMichael Staats Anderson and Mary Ann Full appeared on the census of 1850 at District 65, Wood County, (W)VA; Cuming Anderson 5, Edwd G Anderson 17 farmer, Elizabeth Anderson 12, Eudocia Anderson 10, Margaret Anderson 0, Mary Anderson 23, Michael Anderson 39 farmer, Plado B Anderson 15, William Anderson 7.4
CensusMichael Staats Anderson and Mary Ann Full appeared on the census of 1860 at Belleville, Wood County, (W)VA; Michael S Anderson 48 farmer, Mary A Anderson 33, Wm P Anderson 19 farm labor, Cummins J Anderson 16, Mary V Anderson 9, Michael N Anderson 5, Benjn D Anderson 3, Phebe A Anderson 11/12, Aaron Hendershot 23 farm labor, Millard Garvey 18, Andrew T Full 29 farm labor, Joseph Patterson 40 farm labor.5
CensusMichael Staats Anderson and Mary Ann Full appeared on the census of 1870 at Steele District, Wood County, WV; Michael S Anderson 59 farmer, Mary Ann Anderson 42, Cummings Anderson 26 farmer, Mary V Anderson 19, Michael Anderson 15, Benjiman D Anderson 13, Phoebe A Anderson 11, Anna L Anderson 10, Flora M Anderson 4, Jane Full 68, Lucinda Full 41.6
Census*Michael Staats Anderson and Mary Ann Full appeared on the census of 1880 at Steele District, Wood County, WV; Mach Anderson 69 farmer, Mary A. Anderson 53, Nelson Anderson 25 stone mason, Alice Anderson 20, Anna L. Anderson 16, Maude F. Anderson 14, Samuel C. Anderson 10, William Anderson 21 grandson working on farm, Joseph Smith 12 farm laborer, Lucinda Full 51 house keeper.7
Death*Michael Staats Anderson died on 17 August 1897 at Rockport Wood Co WV at age 86. 
Burial*He was buried on 19 August 1897 at Lowdell Cemetery, Rockport, Wood County, WV. 

Family 1

Prudence Elizabeth Pebella White b. 22 October 1814, d. 16 February 1849

Family 2

Mary Ann Full b. 21 April 1827, d. 3 December 1890

Last Edited7 Sep 2011


  1. [S1] Wood County WV Marriage Record.
  2. [S40] 1840 Census Wood County (W)VA.
  3. [S59] Jackson County WV Marriage Record.
  4. [S12] 1850 Census Wood County (W)VA District 65.
  5. [S47] 1860 Census Wood County (W)VA Belleville.
  6. [S11] 1870 Census Wood County WV Steele District.
  7. [S14] 1880 Census Wood County WV Steele District.