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.
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 .