Marleah (Moulton) Kanistanaux

Marleah (Moulton) Kanistanaux

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Mary (Marleah) Kanistanaux formerly Moulton
Born about in Canadamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about [location unknown]
Died in Stockton, Chautauqa Co., New Yorkmap
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Biography

Marleah was born about 1826. She is the daughter of Eli Moulton and his wife Katie. Marleah is documented as Indian in census records. At times she traveled with a showman who used the name U-ta-wa-un. She died at her home in Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY in 1906.

Data & Discussion

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  • Mary appears in the 1870 U.S. Census for Rathbone, Steuben Co. NY as the wife in the household of Layton Kanistanaux. Eli Moulton is in the same household.[1]
  • Marleah appears in the 1870 U.S. Census for Rondout, Ulster Co., NY traveling with U-ta-wa-un and staying in a hotel. [2]
  • Marleah appears in the 1875 New York State Census for Stockton, Chautauqua Co. NY as the wife in the household of Layton Kanistanaux. [3]
  • Marleah appears in the 1880 U.S. Census for Stockton, Chautauqua Co. NY as the wife in the household of Layton Kanistanaux.[4]
  • Marleah appears in the 1892 New York State Census for Stockton, Chautauqua Co. NY as the wife in the household of Layton Kanistanaux. [5]
  • Marleah appears in the 1900 U.S. Census for Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY as the wife in the household of Layton Kanistanaux. [6]
  • Marleah appears in the 1905 New York State Census for Stockton, Chautauqua Co. NY as the wife in the household of Layton Kanistanaux. [7]
  • She died in Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY on 17-Jul-1906, her parents are listed as Eli & Kate M. Moulton.[8]

The Kanistanaux children found in the 1870, 1875, and 1880 census households (Leonatta, Carrie, Isaac Henry, and William) do not appear to be her children and are even less likely to be the children of her husband, Layton Kanistanaux.

William is identified in a news-clipping as the grandson of Marleah. The death records of Isaac Henry and Carrie provide no information about their parents yet surviving family members knew the two were raised in the Kanistanaux household. Lee-o-netto's death record provides no name for her mother and the name John Moulton as her father. The true relationship of these children to Marleah is unknown at this time.

General Sources

  • Visit my blog GWILODWÔGAN for the details of my research on this family.

Footnotes

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Rathbone, Steuben Co., NY, Dwelling #65, Family #65
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1870, Rondout, Ulster Co., NY, pg. 162
  3. NY State Census, 1875, Stockton, Chautauqua Co., pg. 30, Dwelling #317, Family #328
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1880, Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY, pg.17, Dwelling #185 , Family #189
  5. NY State Census, 1892, Stockton, Chautauqua Co., pg. 9
  6. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY, pg.19
  7. NY State Census, 1905, Stockton, Chautauqua Co., pg. 4
  8. Register of Deaths in the Town of Stockton, 1906, entry #575


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