The 6/25/1860 census recorded Mariah, 40, head of the house in Momence, Kankakee Co, IL, as a farmer with $1200/1200 and several children: Samuel, 19, Winford, 17, Grace, 13, Wm T, 9, and Joseph, 5. The lived between daughter Sarah Ann Gundy and nephew John Nichols, with nephew Jacob Nichols and brother-in-law William Nichols next in line.
On 6/2/1880 Mariah lived in Lake Twp, Newton Co, IN, PO Momence, IL, next door to sister Sarah and Richard Malone. She was head of the house at 62 years of age, and living with her were sons Samuel, 39, stock dealer, and William, 28, works on farm, and grandson, William, 15. probably Samuel's son.
Uncle Thomas Gundy wrote in his diary on 6/12/1887 that he spent the night at Maria Kight's.