Narrative & Notes from Findagrave.com:
According to the American Civil War Regiments,
Ira Stanley served for the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Regiment: 22nd Cavalry Battalion Georgia
After the Civil War, we find that Ira Stanley now is in Missouri, married and has a family.
1880 United States Federal Census reports that Ira Stanley, age 38 was born in 1842 in North Carolina. He is residing in Marion twp of Jasper county, Missouri where he is farming. Also in the household, his wife Hannah age 34; twins Leora and Laura age 7, Roy age 6, Gurley age 4, Luella age 2 and Homer 11 months.
By the time the 1900 United States Federal Census is enumerated, Ira Stanley is now 58, still living on the farm. Ira and Hannah have now been married 29 years. She is now 53. The children in the home are Leora now 28 working as a dressmaker; Roy F. now 26, William G. [Gurley] age 24; Lula [Luella] now 22 and working as a school teacher; Homer L. now 20; Ada age 19 and working as a bookkeeper and Bessie age 16 is still in school. All the boys were working farm labor.
On the 1910 United States Federal Census, Ira now 67 and Hannah 64 have moved into town [Carthage] and he has retired from farming. They are living at 320 S. McGregor and also in the home is daughter Lula [Luella], now 32 and still teaching school and Bessie, now 24 and working as a sales lady in a dry goods store.
In February of 1911, Ira passed away at his home.
According to his death certificate he had been suffering from uremia for the past year before his death and that among other complications is what he died from.
His funeral was under the direction of Knell Undertaking Company and burial was in Park Cemetery.
The death certificate can be viewed at Missouri Digital Archives/death certificates online website.
Carthage, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
PLOT Bl 22 Lot 15 Sp 6
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