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Delisle | Iroquois | Surname Anchor Post

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts

Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!






  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts, Iroquois 
  • Regions:  Manitoba, Quebec
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois
  • Associated surnames: Akwirente, Atsienharonkwas McComber, Beauvais Konwarakwenni, Bigcanoe, Blue, Buscher, Canadien, Cross-The-River / Karonhiakta, D’ailleboust/Diabo,Filiatrault, French Kaneratiron, Iohaiio, Johnson Onakarakehte, Kahentente, Kahentawaks, Kakwirentha, Kaneratahere, Kaneraktatie, Kanietakeron, Kariwentha, Karontaration, Kawennaroroks, Kawennanoron, Kenharontie, Kentarontie, Lazare Watsennine, Leborgne Kakwirahes, Moon, Norton, Osaherakenrat, Patton, Ronwarhare, Sakakohe, Seguin Kaherori, Skatsenhati, Snow, Teioteroken, Thanhokathe / Tonahokathe, Thawenrate, Tiiawekate, Tsiniakwen.
  • Misc.:  Please scroll down for internal and external links to various information about the Delisles.





Sault-St-Louis  |  Laprairie (1881)

Chateauguay  |  Sault St. Louis  (1901)

Lapraire & Napierville  |  Sault St. Louis   (1911)

Laprairie-Napierville  | Caughnawaga I.R.   (1921)



York Factory |  Territories  (1911)





ASAI    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


BENA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


BRAS   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


COON   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


D …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


F …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


KANA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


KASA    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


JACQ    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


OKAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


T …  [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


THAN    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]


THOR   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [QC]






Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order

Index: First Nations and Metis Surname Lists



Caughnawaga Entertainers – The “Wild West”, Vaudeville And Hollywood Years

Memories of Caughnawaga by Reader Anita Ferroni

French Canadian Pioneers: The Delisles of Quebec



Index: Kahnawake Protestant Cemetery

Index:  Kahnawak:ke Catholic Cemetery


Genealogical notes

F.X. Kaneraktatie Delisle & Marie-Anne Kakwirahes Leborgne of Kahnawake

Joseph Tiiawekate Kanenho Delisle & Marie Tionahose Capitaine

Kaneratahere Delisle m. Elisabeth Kaherori Seguin | Evelyn in Montreal

Peter Tiokate Delisle & Agnes Wianta Blue Horn | Evelyn in Montreal

Dominic Diabo & wife Marie Anne (also Domnique Karenhiaktate & Marie Anne Konwanatense)


Historical Newspaper Clippings

White Farmers in Caughnawaga (1880) | Surnames: Beauvais, Delisle, DeLormer, Jocks, Murray, Williams

Ex-Chief Delisle (1886) | Surnames: De Lisle

Indians And Elections (1892) | Surnames: Ah-na-ta-ka-rias, Dailleboust, Delisle, Grey, Hill, Irea, Okay, Peter, Tarbell

Train Crashes Into Station (1909) | Surname: Goodleaf, DeLisle

Indian Chief Considers Military Act Unfair (1918) | Surnames: Delisle, Scar Face Bear, White Cloud

Caughnawaga Council – Mayor Joseph Canadian and Two Members Re-elected (1924) | Surnames: Albany, Canadian, Phillips, Norton, DeLisle, Montour, Lacombe, Jacobs, Beauvais

Many Seek Honors (1931) | Surnames: Delisle, Jacobs, Jocks, Johns, Lacombe, Lawrence, Martin, McComber, Paul, Standup, Skye, Williams

Pair Celebrates Golden Wedding (1932) | Surnames: Delisle, Patton 

Chief’s Widow to Fight Extradition (1933) | Surnames: Canadian, Crankshaw, Delisle, Phillips, Tosini, White Cloud

Iroquois Decry Paleface Rule (1938) | Surnames: Delisle, Garlow

Caughnawaga Debates Merits of Three Candidates for Grand Chief’s Post (1941) | Delisle, Diabo, Williams, Woodland


1921 Census notes

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 181 – 200

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 221 – 240

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 241 – 260

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 261 – 280

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 281 – 300

Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 301 – 320




English prisoner James Delisle [Historic Caughnawaga by E.J. Devine, S.J., pg. 247]

Marriage of Louis Delisle and Agnes Willison, 1878, Montreal Gazette  [Source: Gilliandr’s Blog]  

Quebec Bridge Collapse, Chief Andrew Delisle Sr., his uncle Mitchell Delisle [Canada’s History]

Chief Sose Kentarontie (Joseph Delisle) [Haudenosaunee: Kahnawake Branch of the Mohawk Nation, Six Nation Iroquois Confederacy] 

Video – The History of Lacrosse in Caughnawaga/Kahnawake by Louis ‘Tewenhni’tatshon’ Delisle: 



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