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Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Marriage Extracts

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers Continue reading

November 9, 2018 Posted by | . | | 34 Comments

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions | First French Canadian Settlers of Quebec

Some years ago I was combing through the discarded books at my local library when I was lucky enough to come across this wonderfully illustrated volume called Les Anciennes Familles du Quebec. I used it for several years with my students as they worked on family history projects and I’ve decided to share it with readers of this blog because I think it could be very helpful to other teachers of Quebec history as well as to those of you writing your own family histories.

The series was privately created by Quebec’s Brasserie Labatt Limitee as an homage to the pioneer roots of the Labatt family and its employees shortly after the 350th anniversary of the founding of Quebec. I’ve learned that it was serialized in newspapers Continue reading

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Index: Non-Natives Among First Nations People Of Canada | Census Record Extracts

Many non-Natives have grown up with family stories about having First Nations ancestors or about their families being somehow connected to First Nations communities.  If you are one of these non-Natives and your family stories concern the 20th century then one of the best ways to research this is through Canadian census records. Continue reading

November 23, 2017 Posted by | . | Leave a comment

Index: Saskatchewan Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

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These is where I’ve begun to collect  links to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of Saskatchewan between 1881 and 1921.

 


1901


The Territories | SK   |   Battleford  Agency | Cree, Saulteaux  (1901)

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Index: Quebec Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

 

 

These are the links I’m collected so far to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of Quebec between 1881 and 1921.

 


1881


Laprairie | Sault-St-Louis | Iroquois, Mohawk (1881)

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Index: Ontario Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

 

 

These are the links I’ve collected so far to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of Ontario between 1901 and 1921.


1881


Mattawa | Algonquin (1881)

Renfrew North | Mattawa | Algonquin (1881)

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January 17, 2019 Posted by | . | Leave a comment

Index: Nova Scotia Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

 

This is where I’m placing all the links to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of Nova Scotia  between the years  1881 and 1921.

 


1901


Annapolis | Lequille | Mi’kmaq (1901)

Annapolis | Middleton | Mi’kmaq (1901) Continue reading

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Index: Newfoundland and Labrador Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Marriage Extracts

 

Newfoundland and Labrador only joined the Canadian Confederation in 1949. Prior to that it was a British colony until 1907, and then it became the Dominion of Newfoundland.

Research in this area is somewhat of a speciality, however I have transcribed the surnames from the two areas below which were recorded in Canada’s Northwest Territories census of 1911.


1911


 

Northwest Territories | Rigolet Census Surnames | Inuit, Metis (1911)

Northwest Territories | North West Post | Metis (1911) Continue reading

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Index: New Brunswick Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

new brunswick, first nations, students

 

This is where I’m putting all  the links to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of New Brunswick  between 1881 and 1921.  The records so far include the Canadian census years 1901 though 1921.

 


1901


Gloucester |  Bathurst | Mi’kmaq (1901)

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Index: Manitoba Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

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This is where I store all links to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba  between 1881 and 1921.  For now you’ll find a selection of records from 1901, 1911 and 1921.

 


1901


Brandon | Winchester | Sioux (1901)

 

Macdonald | Westbourne | Cree, Red Lake, Swampy Cree, Mixed (1901) Continue reading

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Index: British Columbia Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

 

This is where I’ll be putting all links to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of British Columbia  between 1881 and 1921.  For now you’ll find records from the Canadian census for 1911.

 


1911


Comox-Atline (42) Stakine (1911)

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Index: Prince Edward Island Census Extracts [Native – First Peoples – Metis]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

prince edward island - mi'kmaq first nation - lennox island

 

These are links to census records related to First Nations people who have lived in what is now the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island  between 1901 and 1921. Later this year I’ll be adding the 1881 links.

 

Prince | Prince West | Mi’kmaq (1901)

 

Prince | Lennox Island  | Mi’kmaq (1911)

 

Prince | Indian Reserve | Mi’kmaq (1921)

 

 


 

Related Indexes

Main Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Census Extracts

Index: The Mi’kmaq in Canadian Census Records

Index: Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames | Marriage Extracts

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

 


 

External Links

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI

Abgeweit Mi’kmaw Nation

Lennox Island First Nation

Native Council of Prince Edward Island

 

 

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