Eleanor F Andis


parents: Abraham Andis and Mary A "Polly" Moor


Birth:  19 Mar 1837  Lee Co, VA (Bible entry)
Death:  30 Apr 1913  Lee Co, VA (Bible entry)
Burial:  Maness Cemetery, Lee Co, VA

Marriage #1

Isaac B Maness

28 Sep 1858  Lee County, VA


Harvey Alan Litton Maness 17 Sep 1859 
Charles Huston Maness 09 Oct 1861 

Marriage #2

Williamson Carter

14 Sep 1863 Rye Cove, Scott, VA


Joseph "Joel" Carter c. 1865
John M Carter 16 Dec 1866  
James Monroe Carter 07 Mar 1869  
Andrew Russell "Dan" Carter 07 Feb 1872  
Edward Franklin Carter 20 Dec 1875  
Mary Ellen Carter 22 May 1879

1840 Federal census Lee Co, VA - age under 5 (view census information)
1860 Federal census Scott Co, VA - age 23 (view census information)
1870 Federal census Taylor, Scott, VA - age 33 (view census information)
1880 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 43 (view census information)
1900 Federal census Salem, Lee, VA - age 63 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 73 (view census information)
Ancestry.com American Civil War Soldiers; Lee Co, VA marriage records 1851-1929
National Archives, Washington D.C. Pension/military records of James W Andis, Williamson Carter and Isaac Maness (personally viewed and copied)
Green County Public Library Xenia, OH Obituaries
Mooresville Public library, Mooresville, IN Obituaries
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OH Obituaries
"Abingdon Virginian" Wedding announcement for Eleanor and Williamson
Find a Grave volunteer Nikkibob Tombstone photos - Corinth Cemetery, Corbin, Whitley, KY
Find a Grave volunteer Bill Haines Tombstone photos - Arlington Memorial Gardens, Mt Healthy, Hamilton, OH
Find-a-Grave volunteer "Lulabell" Tombstone photos - Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, OH
Find a Grave volunteers Ella Rains and "Tina" Tombstone and cemetery photos - Ryan Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, KY
Find-a-Grave volunteers Bill Stevens Jr, Pal Buckner, "Sexton, Mooresville Cemetery" and Velma Dalton Tombstone and cemetery photos - Mooresville Cemetery, Mooresville, Morgan, Indiana
Find-a-Grave volunteer Gravetracker Tombstone and cemetery photos - Old Corinth Cemetery, Corbin, Whitley, KY
Find a Grave volunteers mshunter and Teresa Parnell-Jordan Tombstone and cemetery photos - Sunset Memorial Gardens, Chehalis, Lewis, WA
Original data

Catron, Henry Hardy, Kettenring family in America. Mount Pulaski, Ill.: H.J. Wible Print. Co., 1956

Family records Records belonging to Britney Warren
Family records Records and photos belonging to Shirley (Head) Mellons 
Family records Records and photos belonging to Wanda Turner 
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information

1) According to the 1900 Federal census, Eleanor gave birth to 9 children - 7 of whom were living at the time.  According to the 1910 Federal census, Eleanor gave birth to 7 children - all of whom were alive in 1910.  Neither of the numbers coincide with the records shown above.

2) Husband (1) of Eleanor F Andis: Isaac B Maness - born 17 Dec 1835 Scott Co, VA; died 25 May 1862; buried Confederate Cemetery, Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA; tombstone photo; son of H Maness and unknown (from marriage records)* We have information that Isaac's parents may be Hale Maness and Jane Bledsoe, but we have no documentation at this time. 

3) Eleanor's first husband, Isaac B Mainous/Maness, served in the Civil War.  He was in Company A of the 48th Virginia Infantry. He enlisted on 07 Mar 1862, and fought for the Confederacy (view 48th Regiment battles).  He was hospitalized 13 May 1862 at Charlottesville, VA, with chronic rheumatism. After having measles, he contracted and subsequently died of pneumonia on 25 May 1862 in Charlottesville, VA.  His occupation was a saddler and he received distinguished service status (view Isaac's military records).

4) Husband (2) of Eleanor F Andis: Williamson Carter - see link above.

5) We have a copy of the marriage record of Eleanor and Isaac. 

6) We have a copy of the marriage record and wedding notice of Eleanor and Williamson.

7) Eleanor is mentioned in a deposition that her brother, Harvey Thompson Andis, gave.  This was for the case of Lemanda Calvania (Wallace) Andis, regarding the pension of her husband, James W Andis (brother of Harvey and Eleanor).

8) We have a copy of a deposition that Lemanda Calvania (Wallace) Andis gave.  This was regarding the case for the pension of her husband, James W Andis (brother of Eleanor). Eleanor is mentioned in this deposition.

Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Wanda Turner for sharing all of the following photos

Items belonging to Eleanor's mother, 
Mary A "Polly" (Moor) Andis 1804-1887 
These items were later owned by Eleanor


Eleanor (Andis) Maness, Carter (on left)
Nancy (Napier) Stapleton (on right)

date unknown


Eleanor (Andis) Maness, Carter and children

Back row - left to right:  John Carter, James Carter, 
Andrew Russell Carter, Frank Carter
Front row - left to right:  Eleanor, Harvey Maness, 
Charlie Maness, and Mary (Carter) Stapleton. 
 Joseph (Joel) Carter is not pictured

date unknown


Harvey Alan Litton Maness home

behind Thomas Leslie Maness (standing on beehive)
William Bradley Maness; unknown man; unknown man (on deck)

front of fence, left to right: Emmet Maness holding his son Clifford; 
Lucinda (Crusenberry) Maness (wife of Emmet)
Claude Lee Maness (son of Lucinda and Emmet); Ida Maness (daughter of Lucinda and Emmet)
Frances and Harvey Maness; Minnie (Maness) Brock; 
Eleanor (Andis) Maness, Carter; Lillie (Maness) Turner, Collins; 
Flossie Byrd Turner (small child - Lillie's daughter); Estelle Maness 

unknown date


Eleanor (Andis) Maness, Carter  
with her 2nd husband, 
Williamson Carter 

date unknown

Eleanor (Andis)
Maness, Carter 

Maness Cemetery 
Lee Co, VA