Ira Janes

Brief Life History of Ira

When Ira Janes was born on 30 April 1794, in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Janes, was 43 and his mother, Anna Saunders, was 37. He married Precinda Wright on 4 July 1815, in Richford, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Richford, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1840 and Canada East, British Colonial America in 1861. He died on 16 February 1864, in Quebec, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Old Abercorn Cemetery, Abercorn, Brome-Missisquoi, Quebec, Canada.

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Ira Janes
Caroline Bresee
Oliver Skinner Janes
Precinda Janes
Caroline Maria Janes
William S. Janes

Sources (23)

  • Ira Janes, "Quebec Census, 1861"
  • Jra Jaines, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Ira Janes, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Oldest grave seen in Memorials List

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (southern): variant of Jane , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s (see Jayne ).

Slovenian and Croatian (of Slovenian origin) (Janeš): variant of Slovenian Janež, from an old equivalent of the Latin personal name Johannes (see John ), or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name from janež ‘anise’. Compare Yanes .

Czech (Janeš, Jáneš): from a pet form of the personal name Jan .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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