Anderson Family

    Ezra Engle ANDERSON was born & brought up in Wetzel Co. WV; there united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth MASTERS, born in Green Co. PA. Lived the first 18 married years in Wetzel Co; came to Roane Co. in the year 1893, two sons & two daughters with them; the eldest about 17 years old. They purchased a farm near the head of Longs Run & Buffalo Fork of Mill Creek & settled there.

    The names of their sons & daughters are as follows: Daniel Harvey b. 1876; Florence b, 1882 m. John TATTERSON; Cynthia Bell b. 1884 m. Albert B. PAYNE, s/o Ebenezer PAYNE; Richard Ezra ANDERSON b. 1886.

    Of this family, the son Daniel Harvey, now referred to as the Rev. Dan ANDERSON, is most widely known. He studied for the ministry & was ordained & admitted a member of the WV M.E. Conference in 1916 & placed in charge of the Mount Union circuit on head waters of Reedy; & has continued in the ministry. He is married & has a family.