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Diabo | Iroquois, Mohawk | 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.  
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, The Territories
  • Ethnicity:  Iroquois, Caughnawaga “Indian” (Yukon)
  • Associated surnames: Adams, Albany, Anenharotonko, Barnes, Beauvais, Babeux, Barnes, Beech,  Bellefleur, Bellerose, Bernard, Blequenier, Bush, Cousineau, Cross, Decire (Decaire?), Deer, Delisle, Deerhouse, Diciare,  Dufort, French, Griffiths, Heidt, Jacco, Jacobs, Jarry, Johnson, Kahentakeron, Kahentaurou, Kaiaitaiesha, Kanenhare, Kaneratine, Kanonsenhawi, Kanwenteshon, Katsienhaker, Karonhiaktat, Karonhiohare, Katsienhaker,  Kenrakenhowa, Konwawennori, Kwaronhiakwenni,Lahache, Lawson, Leborgne, Martin, McComber, Meloche, Montour, Norton, Orite, Oriwakehte, Perras, Peterson, Philippe, Phillips, Prisque, Saharie, Salois, Shuttleworth, Simpson, Skahentiioha, Skanawati, Stacey, Taylor, Tehatie, Tekahentakwa, Tetoneratoke, Thanatie, Thawenrate, Tsiorakwisen, Tsiotenhariio, Vaudrain, Vincent, Warasentha, White Eagle, Zacharie.
  • Misc.:  1. The Diabo surname was originally spelled D’ailleboust (&var.). 2. When searching through online indexes, be aware that Soundex does not recognize D’Ailleboust as a phonetic equivalent of Diabo. 3. I’ve double listed every couple in the marriage index under both the Diabo and D’Ailleboust variations to help in the searches. 4. Scroll down to External Links for more information about Charles Joseph k’Ailleboust, Sieur des Musseaux.

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May 5, 2021 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Legal Fight to Determine if Indian is “Foreign” (1927) | Surnames: Diabo


Philadelphia, Jan. 6 (AP) – A legal battle to determine whether the American Indian is a “foreigner” starts in the Federal District Court today.

An application for habeas corpus is to be filed in the case of Paul Diabo, an Iroquois, of the Caughnawaga Reservation in Canada, and not only the Iroquois, but the whole “six nations” were said to be deeply interested in the outcome. A fund to carry the case to the United States Supreme Court, if necessary, was said to have been raised by the Iroquois. Continue reading

February 1, 2019 Posted by | . | , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke






On Oct. 26, at St. Regis, will be held a meeting of the whole Iroquois tribe (Six Nations) to protest against the enfranchisement act, and seek a return to the old tribal government under the treaty made long ago with the British Government. Representations of the east, below Quebec and form Nova Scotia, and this from Ontario, are included in the meeting. The meeting has been called by the chiefs of St. Regis and Mohawks, one of the former having been in Caughnawaga for the week past, and the documents which have been shown to the Indians make it plain to the, from their point of view, that they have treaty rights which have not been legally abrogated. Continue reading

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Caughnawaga Census 1921 | Households 221 – 240

HOUSEHOLD 221   Iroquois

Deer Thomas, 47     Deer Helene,  32

Deer Michel, 20    Deer Marie,  16

Deer Anne, 13  Deer Lazare, 10

Deer Guillaume, 9      Deer John, 3

Phillips Magdeleine,  47

HOUSEHOLD 222   Iroquois

Lazare Lazare, 44   Lazare Marie, 56

Lazare James, 25  Lazare Anne, 13 Continue reading

April 9, 2017 Posted by | . | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dailleboust, Perras | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery

Index: Kahnawa:ke Catholic Cemetery

Dailleboust, Perras | Kahnawake Catholic Cemetery | First Nations Genealogy

Jacob Dailleboust

1869 – 1939

Husband of

Delina Perras

1881 – 1974


Related Posts

Index: Kahnawa:ke Catholic Cemetery

Index: Kahnawake

Index: Kahnawa:ke  Protestant Cemetery

Index:Quebec & New Brunswick Cemeteries

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History





August 9, 2010 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment