Ira Lane "Irely" Maness

Ira Lane "Irely" Maness

Male 1832 - 1912  (80 years)

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  • Name Ira Lane "Irely" Maness 
    Born 5 Jan 1832 
    Gender Male 
    _MILT Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 17 Sep 1912 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 236-B
      Shadrack Manus 80 M, Farmer, $62 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Celia Manus 70 F, Born in NC
      Lucretia Manus 25 F, Born in NC
      Irely Manus 16 M, Farmer, Born in NC

      1855 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 9
      Ira Maness listed 1 white poll on Bear Creek

      1855, Dec 13 -- Record of Marriages, Moore County, NC Page 31
      Ira Mainess and Catharine Ritter were married by William J. Williamson, JP.

      1857 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC District 9
      Ira L. Mainis listed 1 white poll on Bear Creek

      1858, May 1 -- 1856-1858 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 422
      Ordered that Enoch S. Powers be appointed overseer of the Johnson Road from the Randolph County line to the Boroughs Road near Wm. Ritters and work the following hands: Wm. Caveness, Isaiah Caveness, John Myricks hand, Mac Myrick, Adam Kealin, William Kidd, Tarril Kidd, Cornelius Purvis, Haywood Purvis, Jonathan Martindale, Thomas Maness, Ira Maness, Wm. Perry, Bryan Tyson and hand, Alfred Shields, Wm. Williams, P.Y Oats, Wiley Reynolds and Matthew Williams.

      1858, Jul 31 -- 1856-1858 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 479
      Ordered that Enoch S. Powers be appointed overseer of the Johnson Road from the Randolph County line to the ford on Deep River at Johnson Mills and work the following hands: Ira Maness, Adam Keelin, Matthew Myrick, James Caveness' hands, Edward Kidd and Wiley Reynolds.

      1858, Jul 31 -- 1856-1858 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 479
      Ordered that Matthew Williams be appointed overseer of the Johnson Road from the ford on Deep River at Johnson Mills to Boroughs Road near Wm. Ritters and work the following hands: William Ritter, John Riddle, Thomas Maness, Ira Maness, William Perry, Benjamin Perry and William Williams.

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 201-B, Prosperity Post Office
      Ira L. Maness 26 M, Farmer, $300 Real Estate, $500 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Catharine Maness 25 F, Born in NC
      Eliza J. Maness 3 F, Born in NC
      Sarah C. Maness 2 F, Born in NC
      Nancy E. Maness 1/12 F, Born in NC
      Wm. R. Maness 1/12 M, Born in NC
      Alex L. Maness 14 M, Born in NC
      Mary C. Maness 11 F, Born in NC

      1860, Oct -- Petition for Dower, Moore County, NC
      Catharine Ritter, widow of William Ritter petitioned for dower. William Ritter died with 400 acres located on Buffalo Creek adjoining John Ritter and leaving the following children: Geo. W. Horner and wife Mary Ann, Elizabeth Ritter, N.R. Brady and wife Martha, R.L. Purvis and wife Sarah, W.D. Ritter, Ira Maness and wife Catherine, Asa Seawell and wife Emily Francis, Nancy Ritter, John Ritter (minor) and William Dorras Cheek, son of Lydia Margaret (dead) and Lewis Cheek. [Editor's Note: Original petition in possession of Carol Smith Purvis]

      1860, Nov 19-Apr 30, 1861 -- Record of Estates Book H Page 398-400, Moore County, NC
      Estate of William Ritter, Dec'd. by Administrators Catherine Ritter and Noah Richardson. Items were purchased by the following: William Ritter, John Morison, A. Williams, James Horner, N.R. Brady, William Williams, Ira Maness, T.W. Ritter, Thomas Horner, Wesly Wallace, J.A. Stutts, N.E. Ritter, J.H. Ritter, Lauchlin Kelly and C. Purvis. Notes held on the following: John Cole, Bailey Brown, Wiley R. Reynolds and Henry Brown.

      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 576, Ritters Township, Carters Mill Post Office
      Ira L. Mainess 36 M, Farmer, $300 Real Estate, $200 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Nancy A. Mainess 35 F, Born in NC
      Nancy E. Mainess 10 F, Born in NC
      William R. Mainess 10 M, Born in NC
      Emsley R. Mainess 7 F, Born in NC
      Lavina E. Mainess 3 F, Born in NC
      Ida F. Brady 9 F, Born in NC
      John H. Brady 7 M, Born in NC
      Bradley O. Brady 5 F, Born in NC

      1871, Feb 20 -- 1869-1873 Superior Court Minute Docket Book N Page 187, Moore County, NC
      State v. Ira L. Mainess [bastardy]. Green Bailey and E.S. Cagle were bondsmen.

      1875, Jun 9 -- Orders and Decrees Book 1 Page 285-289, Moore County, NC
      Green Bailey, Asa Maness and Elisha Cagle appointed to divide the land of William Ritter Dec'd. among the following heirs: [Lot 1] Ira L. Maness and wife Catherine 36 acres adjoining James Brady and Asa Maness; [Lot 2] T.B. Cagle and wife Nancy 35 acres adjoining James Brady and Asa Maness; [Lot 3] Elizabeth Ritter 35.5 acres adjoining John R. Ritter and James Brady; [Lot 4] William Ritter 34.5 acres adjoining James Brady and John R. Ritter; [Lot 5] Asa J. Seawell 33 acres adjoining James Brady [Lot 6] John Ritter adjoining James Brady, Cotton and William D. Ritter (heirs of Thomas Ritter); [Lot 7] R.L. Purvis and wife Sarah adjoining William D. Ritter (heirs of Thomas Ritter); [Lot 8] Lydia L. Cheek 36 acres adjoining John Ritter and road from Abram Stutts to William D. Ritter; [Lot 9] N.R. Brady and wife Martha J. 35 acres adjoining road from Abram Stutts to William D. Ritter; [Lot 10] G.W. Horner and wife Mary Ann 32.5 acres adjoining John Ritter and William Ritter.

      1880 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 341, Ritters Township
      Ira L. Maness 46 M, Head, Married, Farmer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Nancy A. Maness 44 F, WIfe, Married, Keeps House, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Nancy E. Maness 18 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      William R. Maness 18 M, Son, Single, Works on Farm, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Emily R. Maness 15 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Lavina Maness 13 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Julia M. Maness 8 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Josaphan Maness 6 F, Dau, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      John Brady 16 M, StepS, Single, Works on Farm, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Bradly O. Brady 15 M, StepD, Single, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1900 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 84, Ritters Township
      Ira L. Maness 64 M, Dec 1835, Head, Married-30yrs, Farmer, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Nancy A. Maness 65 F, Apr 1834, Wife, Married-30yrs, 5 Children(5 Living), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC

      1906, Jun 12 -- Confederate Pension Application, Moore County, NC
      Ira L. Maness, age 73 of High Falls Post Office, applied for a pension. He served in Company H 26th Regiment.

      1910 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 232, Ritters Township
      Ira L. Maness 76 M, Head, Married-2nd-40yrs, Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
      Nancy Maness 75 F, Wife, Married-2nd-40yrs, 5 Children(3 Living), Born in NC, Father & Mother Born in NC
    Person ID I00231  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2020 

    DNA Tests  4 DNA tests are associated with Ira Lane "Irely" Maness 

    Father Shadrach Maness,   b. 1770,   d. 1858  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Celia Wallace,   b. 1788, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F0005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Ritter,   b. 1835,   d. Between 1860 and 1870  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1855  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eliza J. Maness,   b. 1857
     2. Sarah C. Maness,   b. 1858
    +3. William Robert Maness,   b. 15 Aug 1859,   d. 2 Mar 1920  (Age 60 years)
    +4. Nancy E. Maness,   b. 10 Aug 1860,   d. 16 Feb 1943  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Emily Rebecca Maness,   b. 8 Jan 1866,   d. 7 Aug 1944  (Age 78 years)
     6. Lavina E. Maness,   b. 1867
    Family ID F0076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy A. Hancock,   b. 22 Apr 1830,   d. 2 Jun 1928, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married Abt 1870 
    Children 
    +1. Julia McIntyre Maness,   b. 11 Sep 1872,   d. 1 Oct 1927  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Josephine A. Maness,   b. 4 Feb 1873,   d. 5 Feb 1903  (Age 30 years)
    Family ID F0077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1907 Confederate Pension Application, Moore County, NC - Ira Lane Maness
    1907 Confederate Pension Application, Moore County, NC - Ira Lane Maness

    Headstones
    Ira Lane Maness
    Ira Lane Maness
    Husband of Emily Catherine Ritter and Nancy A. Hancock. Son of Shadrach Maness and Celia Wallace.