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* John Staats
  m. _ _
     Lived for a short time in NJ, believed to the progenitor of this line.
     Stots, Stotts, Statts and Stauts are some variations of the surname
  *  Joseph Staats
     b. Apr 1740 MD or DE, d. Sep 21 1826 Butler Twp, Knox Co OH
        Revolutionary War Soldier and scout; also provided rations, supplies
        to the Continental Army several times. Living in Harrison Co, VA when
        the 1782 and 1785 special census were taken. Sometime in 1799 as a
        widower, moved to Knox Co OH with youngest son Joseph
     m. Elizabeth _  bef 1769 probably MD
        d. aft 1788 probably Harrison Co VA
           Signed land deed with husband Apr 23 1788 selling 200 acres to
           Henry and Elizabeth Flesher
     *  George Staats b. abt 1769 d. aft 1850
        m. Elizabeth Beebee abt 1793, b. May 1 1771
        m. Eunice Stalnaker June 11 1827 Lewis Co VA
           b. abt 1770 MD, d. presumably bef 1850
     *  John Staats b. abt 1770 MD
        Signed a land lease sometime in 1790 in Hampshire Co VA
     *  Isaac Staats b. abt 1771/2 VA
        m. - -
        2nd wife of Issac Staats:
        m. Mary Hannaman Jul 12 1791
     *  Elijah Staats
        b. abt 1774/5 Harrison Co VA, d. 1826 Montgomery Co IN
           In Harrison Co at least until 1802. Lived in Knox Co, OH for a
           very short time, later migrating to Montgomery Co IN
        m. Ruhanna Carpenter Mar 19 1795 Harrison Co VA
           [d/o Jeremiah Carpenter and Mary]
           Signed inventory of Elijah's estate sometime in 1826 in Montgomery
           Co IN. However, she was not listed by name in Feb 1828 for the
           probate of her husbands will. She died some time before May 5 1831
           as she was not listed as an heir at the final settlement of her
           husband's estate. (Ruhanna had m.1st __ Heagle, not known if they
           had children)
        *  Abraham Staats
           b. Sep 4 1802 Harrison Co VA, d. Sep 21 1881 Wapello IA
              Moved to Montgomery Co IN with his family shortly after 1802,
              to Linn Co IA between 1833-39 where he was involved in several
              deed transactions 1858-63, to Louisa Co IA aft 1870. Enlisted
              Sep 12 1862 in Civil war, served in Co. I 15th Iowa Inf. until
              discharged with disability May 30 1863. Made will Sep 9 1880;
              it refers to a daughter, Elizabeth Street, however there is no
              information to prove or disprove she was his daughter. It is
              possible she was wife of one of his three younger sons who had
              died before he made will. No known record if she had children.
              Abraham was only surviving heir when he administered final
              settlement of his father's estate May 5 1831 in IN
           m. Rebecca Cox Dec 15 1824 Montgomery Co IN
              b. 1807/9 Harrison Co VA, d. 1861-81
           *  Elijah Staats
              b. abt 1830 Montgomery Co IN, d. 1856-58
                 Listed with wife and children in Linn Co IA 1850 census
              m. Sarah Ann Cox Sep 3 1846 Linn Co IA
                 b. Apr 23 1833 Linn Co IA, d. Feb 5 1912 Anita IA
              *  Hiram Leon Staats
                 b. Apr 11 1849 Linn Co IA, d. Apr 22 1930 Middlefork MO
                    Moved to Clark Co MO 1868-70, to Linn Co bef 1876, to
                    Cass Co IA bef 1881, to Union Co IA bef 1894, eventually
                    back to Clark Co
                 m. Laura Dedman Jun 29 1869 Clark Co MO
                    b. Apr 3 1849 Clark Co, d. May 15 1892 Nevinville IA
                    [d/o Talefero Lewis Dedman and Elizabeth Gatrell]
                 *  Emma Dora Staats
                    b. Aug 25 1870 Linn Co IA, d. Apr 14 1948 Sterling CO
                    m. William David Maggard Dec 10 1890 Greenfield IA
                       b. Aug 15 1865 d. Dec 11 1911 Stoneham CO
                       [s/o Joseph Enoch Maggard and Sara Hoyt]
                    *  eight children
                 *  Eva Ann Staats
                    b. Jun 26 1873 Alexandria MO, d. Nov 11 1960
                    m. James Isaac Maggard
                       [s/o Joseph Enoch Maggard and Sara Hoyt]
                 *  Jennie Mae Staats
                    b. May 3 1876 Linn Co IA, d. Mar 7 1960 Harmon LA
                    m. Oscar Allen Young Feb 19 1900 Orient IA
                       b. Apr 7 1875 Indianola IA, d. Sep 22 1956 Harmon LA
                       [s/o William Henry Young and Syntha Olive Write]
                       grandfather of Country and Western singer Faron Young
                    *  at least 5 children
                 *  Robert Lee "Sonny" Staats
                    b. Sep 2 1879 Linn Co IA, d. Jun 15 1966 Mt. Ayr IA
                    m. Ella Lucreta Bibeeowa Aug 28 1913 Shibleys Point MO
                       b. Jul 13 1890 Adair Co MO
                       [d/o George W Bibee and Martha M Redi]
                    *  daughter
                 *  Timothy Samford Staats
                    b. May 29 1881 Cass Co IA, d. Feb 14 1943 Ringgold Co IA
                    m. Mary "Mae" Hubbard in Mitchell SD
                       b. abt 1878 near London, England
                       d. Sep 20 1919 Putnam Co MO
                       [d/o Augustas H Hubbard]
                    *  child b. SD
                    *  four children b. MO
                 *  Sarah Elizabeth "Kate" Staats
                    b. Aug 17 1884 Cass Co IA, d. Nov 21 1920 Sterling CO
                    m. 1904 Clyde Ross Claytor
                       b. May 24 1878 Creston IA, d. May 8 1932 Lincoln NE
                       buried Waverly NE
                       [s/o David L Claytor and Josephine Baker,
                       David m. 2nd Ruby Carrol]
                    *  son b. abt 1926 Benton AR
                    *  two children
                 *  Eugene Staats
                    b. Oct 9 1887 Cumberland IA, d. Nov 29 1965 Macon MO
                    m. Mary Lucinda Green Jan 24 1917 Kirksville MO
                       b. Jan 22 1899 Stahl MO, d. Jun 30 1968 Macon MO
                       [d/o John Wesley Green and Louisa Jane Keller]
                    *  eight children
                 2nd wife of Hiram Leon Staats:
                 m. Sarah Ida Brooks Mar 4 1894 Union Co IA
                    b. Feb 10 1857 IA, d. May 3 1930 Middlefork Twp MO
                    [d/o Henry Brooks and Eliza Whitbach, both b. in NY]
                    Sarah had m.1st __ Purdy who died, they had children
                 *  Myrtle Viola Staats
                    b. Apr 5 1894 Union Co IA, d. Sep 15 1971 Nampa IA
                    m. William McKinley Green Feb 6 1915 Stahl MS
                       b. Oct 18 1893 in Stahl, d. Oct 29 1965 Payette IA
                       [s/o John Green and Lousia Jane]
                    *  four children
                    2nd wife of Myrtle Viola Staats:
                    m. Jul 1941 Arla Billington
              *  Timothy Roswell Staats
                 b. Jun 27 1852 Linn Co IA, d. Jul 19 1915
                    He and wife listed in 1880 Linn Co census with Julia
                 m. Julia Noll Mar 17 1877 Marion IA, b. abt 1854 OH
                    [Father b. in NY, mother b. in OH]
              *  Benjamin Staats b. abt 1854 Linn Co IA
              *  Mary Ellen Staats b. abt 1856 Linn Co IA
                 m. Jacob (Evey) Inbody Nov 27 1874, b. abt 1853
                 Living in Linn Co when 1880 census taken, two of her older
                 brother Hiram's children also living with her
              *  there may have been more children
           *  Abraham Jasper Staats
              b. Apr 15 1831 d. Mar 20 1911 Wapello IA
              m. Maria Woods Oct 30 1861 Linn Co IA
                 b. Dec 23 1841 IA, d. Jan 13 1919 Wapello IA
                 [d/o Richard Woods]
              *  ten children
           *  Joseph Staats b. abt 1832 Montgomery Co IN, d. 1906
              m. Perthena Woods May 9 1857 Louisa Co IA
                 b. Feb 2 1839 Linn Co IA, d. May 21 1918 Lousia Co IA
                 [d/o Richard Woods]
              *  Alice Statts
              *  Perry Statts
              *  Minnie Statts
              *  Walter Statts
              *  Charles Henry Statts
                 b. Feb 2 1865 Linn Co IA, d. Mar 22 1943 Mt. Pleasant IA
                 m. Ellen Schell Feb 1 1895 Tipton IA
                    [d/o Jacob Schell and Rachel Echternacht]
                 *  Walter H Statts
                    b. Mar 3 1896 Cedar Co IA, d. Jan 1975 Cedar Co
                    m. Josephine M Adams Nov 27 1924 Cedar Co IA,
                       [d/o Henry Adams and Samanthya Baker]
                    *  Calvin C Statts b. May 12 1929 Center Twp. Tipton IA
                       m. Verlee _
                    *  Carl Henry Statts
                       b. Jul 27 1930 Center Twp. Tipton IA
                       d. Feb 17 1940 Tipton IA
                 *  Clifford C Statts
                    b. Jul 19 1899 Cedar Co IA, d. Aug 4 1958 Tipton IA
                    m. Lulu Davis
                 *  Goldie O Statts
                    b. Aug 17 1904 Cedar Co IA, d. Jun 1 1990 Louisa Co IA
                    m. Donald Pulver
                    *  Audrey Pulver
                       b. Apr 15 1930 d. Oct 9 1995 Burlington IA
                       m. _ Humphrey
                       *  four sons
                 *  Audrey B Statts/Staats
                    b. Dec 10 1906 Cedar Co IA, d. May 1984 Tucson AZ
                    m. William Earl Reynolds
                    2nd husband of Audrey Staats:
                    m. Frederick C Coleman Aug 22 1925 Tipton IA
                       [s/o Edward Coleman and Dora Peters]
                    *  Doris Ellen Coleman
                       b. Sep 16 1926 Fremont Twp, Stanwood IA
                       m. Russell Omar Anderson Apr 6 1946 Tipton IA
                          [s/o Vance Anderson and Gladys Miller]
                       *  SHerry Kaye Anderson b. May 18 1944 Iowa City IA
                          m. George Sylvester Kenney Mar 1 1964 Tipton IA
                          *  Paul L Kenney b. Mar 2 1965 Sioux City IA
                             m. Julia Benge Sep 11 1988 Iowa City IA
                          2nd husband of Sherry Kaye Anderson:
                          m. George Henry Snyder Jun 16 1978 Las Vegas NV
                       *  Randi Lee Anderson b. Mar 24 1947 Cedar Rapids IA
                          m. Terrill Franzen
                          *  Samantha Kaye Anderson
                             b. Nov 17 1979 Iowa City IA
                             m. Shaun Smith Dec 7 1997 Tipton IA
                       2nd husband of Doris Coleman b. Sep 16 1926:
                       m. Paul Dewey Osborn Aug 15 1952 Keokuk IA
                          [s/o Admiral Osborn and Myrtle Turner]
                    *  Delores Mae Coleman
                       b. Feb 2 1930 Fremont Twp, Stanwood IA
                       m. Roy Chester Tevis Mar 1 1947 Tipton IA
                          [s/o John Tevis and Hazel Miller]
                       *  Cathy Ann Tevis b. Nov 16 1957 Cedar Rapids IA
                          m. Michael John Wallace
                             [s/o William Wallace and Barbara]
                          *  Mindy Mae Wallace b. Jul 28 1978
                          *  Amy Wallace b. Jun 22 1980
                          *  Angie Wallice b. Aug 16 1982
                          *  Michael John Wallace Jr b. Dec 28 1987
                       *  Justeen Ellen Tevis b. Jan 14 1960 Rock Island IL
                          m. Ryan James Reynolds Nov 16 1984
                             [s/o Loren Reynolds and Helen Sissel]
                          *  Ashley Renae Reynolds
                             b. Mar 14 1986 Iowa City IA
                       *  Penne Elaine Tevis b. Jun 18 1962 DavenportIA
                          m. Merlin Joseph Wallace Nov 4 1978 Tipton IA
                             [s/o William Wallace and Barbara]
                          *  Christopher Joseph Wallace b. May 5 1980
                          *  Amber Marie Wallace b. Nov 29 1984
           *  Louisa "Eliza" J Staats
              b. Oct 4 1833 IL, d. Dec 6 1906 Oakville IA
                 buried Chreighton Cem, Oakville
              m. Robert Paxton Apr 5 1854 Louisa Co IA
                 b. Jul 18 1831 Washington Co PA, d. Aug 9 1905 Oakville IA
                 buried Edwards Cem, near Oakville. A Civil War Veteran
                 [s/o William Paxton and Sarah Harper]
              *  five known children
           *  Levi Staats b. abt 1839 Linn Co IA
           *  Abner Staats
              b. Jan 11 1846 Linn Co IA, d. Apr 18 1924 Cedar Rapids IA
              m. Lydia Jane Harris
                 b. Aug 6 1846 d. Nov 22 1925 Cedar Rapids
                 [d/o John Harris and Elizabeth Cox]
              *  one known daughter
           *  Isaac Staats b. abt 1848 Linn Co IA, d. aft 1860 census
           *  May have been more children in particular two born bef 1830.
              No known record of them so probably died very young
        *  May have been more children. In particular a daughter who married
           Robert Johnston, he and Abraham Staats were administrators of
           Elihah Staats' estate
     *  Elizabeth Staats b. Sep 22 1776 VA, d. May 22 1869 Lewis Co WV
        m. Adam Flesher Feb 21 1792 Lewis Co VA, b. 1764 d. Nov 4 1854
     *  four children believed died in infancy in VA
     2nd wife of Joseph Staats:
     m. Margery _ d. Sep 17-21 1826
        She and husband sold land to Robert Griffin, Knox Co OH Apr 26 1817
     *  Joseph (Calvin) Staats b. Jun 16 1789 WV, d. Sep 5 1864
           Mother may be father's 1st wife. He and wife signed a transaction
           selling land to Travis Lathom May 21 1834 in OH
        m. Catherine Hull Jul 16 1812 Coshocton Co OH
           b. Sep 10 1791 PA, d. Jan 31 1852 Knox Co OH
        *  eleven children
  *  Abraham Staats b. 1750/51 in NJ, d. 1826
        Came to Jackson Co VA(WV) abt 1802 (from DE ?). 1784 was taxed in
        Hampshire(Hardy) Co VA, 1785 was in Harrison(Lewis) Co VA, 1803
        with wife Anna attended first Methodist meeting in Jackson Co,
        1806 bought land from Benjamin Wright and wife Sarah. Will dated
        Jul 1 1826, probated Sep 4 1826 in Mason Co
     m. Anna King in VA, (b. 1765?) d. 1811
     *  Catherine Staats b. abt 1773
        m. Isaac Crusan
     *  Anna Staats b. 1777 d. 1847
        m. Jacob Starcher Jr 1795, d. 1838
        Descendants of Anna Staats and Jacob Starcher
     *  Susannah Staats b. abt 1780 d. 1816-20
        m. Andrew Hushaw
     *  Abraham Staats Jr b. abt 1782 d. 1816-26
        m. Elizabeth Hughes
     *  Rebecca Staats b. 1788?
        m. William Jonathan Hughes Jun 1805, b. 1785
        Descendants of Rebecca Staats and William Hughes
     *  Sarah Staats b. 1788?
        m. _ King
        m. Henry Runnion
     *  Cornelius Staats b. 1790 (Harrison Co VA?)
           one source says he was killed in the War of 1812
        m. Anna (Ann) Carney
        *  Isaac Staats b. 1816 d. Apr 8 1890
              Sometimes spelled his last name Statts, as did his sons at
              times. Probably learned the miller trade from stepfather
              Enoch Thomas who had a mill. 1857 bought one acre of land
              and a mill from Jocob Pfost, 1877 sold mill to son Enoch
           m. Ann Eliza Tolley Aug 8 1833, b. 1818 d. 1876
           *  Anderson Staats b. 1834 d. 1907
              m. Mary Casto May 6 1854, b. 1836 d. 1902
              *  Rosetta Staats d. Nov 4 1897
                    buried Old Sinaiville Cem, Staats Mills WV
                 m. Newton Bargilla Duffield Mar 1874
                    b. Jul 12 1852 d. 1922
                 Descendants of Rosetta Staats and Newton Duffield
           *  Isabinda "Binda" Staats b. 1836 d. 1917 unmarried
           *  Jane Staats b. 1840 d. 1900
              m. David Casto Oct 8 1865, b. 1840 d. 1902
           *  William Staats b. 1841 d. 1914
              m. Emily J Casto b. 1850 d. 1911
           *  Enoch Staats b. 1842 d. 1912 buried old Siniaville Cem
                 1877 bought mill from father, 1879 applied for a post
                 office established 1879 and still operating
              m. Louisa Casto b. 1847 d. 1893
              *  Lenora (Leonora) J "Nora" Staats b. 1862
                    buried Carney family Cem, Fairplain WV
                 m. Charles C Carney Oct 6 1881, b. 1853
                 Descendants of Lenora Staats and Charles Carney
              2nd wife of Enoch Staats b. 1842:
              m. Zona Windle b. 1874 d. 1908
           *  Sarah Staats b. 1845 d. 1891
              m. Granville Morris b. 1839 d. 1911
           *  Anna Staats b. 1847 d. 1930
              m. F A Casto Aug 31 1870, b. 1845 d. 1936
           *  Squire Staats b. 1850 d. 1921
              m. Nancy Dobson b. 1847 d. 1907
           *  Granderson Staats b. 1851 d. 1920
              m. Telitha Casto b. 1852 d. 1928
           *  Hannah Staats b. 1855 d. 1893
              m. G Nestor Windle
           *  John Franklin Staats b. 1858 d. 1942
              m. Sarah Casto b. 1859 d. 1935
           *  Riley Staats b. 1860 d. 1936
              m. Alice Casto b. 1860 d. 1931
           *  Mary (Polly) Staats b. 1863 d. 1929
                 buried Casto family cem
              m. Joel Casto b. 1854 d. 1932
              Descendants of Mary Staats and Joel Casto
           2nd wife of Isaac Staats b. 1816:
           m. Mariah Brickels Feb 25 1877, b. 1840
        *  Mary "Polly" Staats
              buried Mt. Calvary Cem, Jackson Co WV
           m. James Chancey Sr Apr 1837
              b. Aug 5 1817 Roane Co WV, d. 1875
           Descendants of Mary Staats and James Chancey Sr
     *  Elijah Staats b. 1793
        m. Sally Marvin
        2nd wife of Elijah Staats:
        m. Sarah "Sally" Burdett b. Feb 12 1808 VA, d. Aug 24 1868 WV
        *  Rebecca Staats
           m. William Hughes
        *  Luverna Staats b. May 3 1853 d. May 17 1898
           m. Benjamin N Poling b. 1848
        3rd wife of Elijah Staats:
        m. Mary J Davis
     *  Jacob Staats b. 1795
        m. Ellen Evans
     2nd wife of Abraham Staats b. 1750/51:
     m. Sarah Tilghman 1812
     *  William Tilman Staats b. 1815
           Sold land (in 1838?) and moved to the midwest
        m. Margaret Ables
     *  Hannah Staats b. 1816
        m. Alexander Ables
        *  Anna Staats Ables b. Jan 5 1831 Jackson Co VA(WV)
           m. William P Stewart Nov 12 1857
              b. Dec 21 1834 Jackson Co WV, d. 1911 Reedy Creek, Roane Co WV
           Descendants of Anna Ables and William Stewart
     *  John Tilghman Staats b. 1817, buried Roane Co WV
           Sold his land (1838?), moved to the midwest, moved back to WV
        m. Margaret "Peggy" Carney 1837
        *  William Tilgman Statts
           m. Cinderella Straley
           *  Rosa Mae Staats Apr 24 1883, b. 1866 Roane Co WV, d. 1923
              m. Calvary Mead Chancey b. 1863 d. 1930
  *  Isaac Staats
  *  Elijah Staats


Contributors:

The original contributor has informed us that since first placing this chart
online in 1997 some errors have been found. As with all of our charts, they
should be used as a guide for your own research.

W Charles Barnard - WCB-LLB@worldnet.att.net - In general
Sandy McSpadden - mcpickle@STC.Net - In general
Sherry Snyder - ssnyder@netins.net - Joseph Statts and Perthyena Woods
Daryl Lytton - dlytton@mindspring.com - In general

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