Isaac (Kindness) Kanistanaux

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Dr. Isaac J. Kanistanaux formerly Kindness
Born about in New Yorkmap
Husband of — married before to before [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Isaac was born about 1837 in New York State. He is a member of the Brothertown Tribe. He may have traveled with his brother, Laton, in a circus. He practiced Indian medicine in New York and Pennsylvania.

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  • Isaac is found in Addison Village, Steuben Co., NY in the 1880 Federal Census. He is a single man unrelated to the head of the household. He is listed as "Indian" and his occupation is "Doctor".[1]

General Sources

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  1. U.S. Census, 1880, Addison, Steuben Co., NY, Dwelling #146, Family #168

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