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The Beauvais/Canadien Families of Kahnawake and Maine

Awhile back Brian Hinkley shared some really interesting local history about one branch of  the  Beauvais & Canadien Families  in Oquossoc, Maine. Today he’s sharing some period photographs that he believes to be Aida Canadian and her husband Frank King (along with the mysterious brook trout.

 

 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Non-Native Settlers on Native Reserves  (linked to CDN census)

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Index: Vintage Postcards of Kahnawake

 Iroquois couple, Kahnawaga (Caughnawaga, Quebec)

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Iroquois Couple, Caughnawaga, Que.

Big John of Kahnawake, Quebec (Caughnawaga) Continue reading

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Atlin (47) |First Peoples

Index: Native Surname Census Extracts

Native Surnames: [Metis, First Nations, Inuit (Eskimo), Slavi] Annett – Blindgoose – Cardinelle – Chiacha – Chichoolyin – Choh – Firth – Greenland – Husky – Jose – Kaatok – Khutsun – Kikaoichik – Koë – Kwigitehc – Kwiyitcha – Laurier – Naoyoonyo – Natsotyi – Nekenjal – Njoatla – Njoutti –

 

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Canadian Natives, First Peoples and Metis. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations).

The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames of Canada – Marriage Records contains many of the same surnames as well as others.

 

HOW TO USE 

1. To reach the original census records for the district named below, you can click on the External Links at the bottom of the post.

2. You can also click on each individual surname to reach its listing in one of the census records (usually 1901 or 1911).

3. Surnames highlighted in orange also appear in the Marriage Records (although often spelled differently).  Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Bacquets of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Bacquet, Lamontagne, Philippe LOCATION: Quebec | Filles du Roi

 

François Bacquet dit Lamontagne  | Anne Philippe

November 24th, 1671  Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-]

Anne Philippe was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd note below). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Jarossons of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Jarosson + Beraud, Dubreuil LOCATION: Quebec | Filles du Roi

 

Mathieu Jarosson  |  Anne Beraud dit Dubreuil

June 19th, 1674  Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. servant]  [Baptismal record]

Anne Beraud was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd note below). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Thuilliers of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Thuillier + Desvignets, Bernard LOCATION: Montreal | Filles du Roi

 

Jacques Thuilllier dit Desvignets  |  Jeanne Bernard

April 29th, 1669  Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-]

Jeanne Bernard was a Fille du Roi  (see 2nd note below). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Mattes of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Matte + Auvray LOCATION: Quebec | Filles du Roi

 

 

Nicolas Matte | Madeleine Auvray

October 12th, 1671  Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-]  [Baptismal record]

Madeleine Auvray was a Fille du Roi (see 2nd note below). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Massards of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Massard+ Bellesoeur | LOCATION: Quebec | Filles du Roi

 

 

Nicolas Massard  |  Anne Bellesoeur

October 12th, 1665  Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-]

Anne Bellesoeur dite Lucas was a Fille du Roi  (2nd note below). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Marquis of Quebec

Index: Filles du Roi 

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Marquis + Beaugrand, Durand, Nadeau LOCATIONS: Quebec, Champlain | Filles du Roi

 

Charles Marquis  |  Marguerite Beaugrand

September 18th, 1673  Quebec (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. tailor]

Marguerite Beaugrand was a Fille du Roi [see 2nd note below). Continue reading

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Fort McPherson | Metis, Inuit (Eskimo), First Nations

Index: Native Surname Census Extracts

Native Surnames: [Metis, First Nations, Inuit (Eskimo), Slavi] Annett – Blindgoose – Cardinelle – Chiacha – Chichoolyin – Choh – Firth – Greenland – Husky – Jose – Kaatok – Khutsun – Kikaoichik – Koë – Kwigitehc – Kwiyitcha – Laurier – Naoyoonyo – Natsotyi – Nekenjal – Njoatla – Njoutti –

 

 

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Canadian Natives, First Peoples and Metis. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations).

The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames of Canada – Marriage Records contains many of the same surnames as well as others.

 

HOW TO USE 

1. To reach the original census records for the district named below, you can click on the External Links at the bottom of the post.

2. You can also click on each individual surname to reach its listing in one of the census records (usually 1901 or 1911).

3. Surnames highlighted in orange also appear in the Marriage Records (although often spelled differently). 

 


 

Census Data

Enumeration District 4: Fort McPherson, Yukon, Yukon Territory

[Metis,  First Nations, Inuit (Eskimo)]

*should be the Tetlit Zheh, Tetlit Gwich’in
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Rampart House | Gwich’in, Inuit (Eskimo), First Nations

Index: Native Surname Census Extracts

 

Native Surnames: [Gwich’in, Inuit (Eskimo), First Nations] | Deacon – Dewey – Herbert – Hosa Icowil – Itsok Johnson – Joothi – Junlekwut Kaätoh – Kendi – Ketchit – Keüd Kikiwichuk – Kivatlatyi – Koehp – Kooroouk Kooroouk’s – Kutnizzi – Kwichichi Linklater – Lord – Martin – Moses Netich – Niëlil – Njootli – Norburg Nugano – Nyukwunkyi Schaefer – Stachinyoo – Sutzuk Taylor – Tenjoo – Tetlechi – Teyah – Thomas Titrik – Tiyah – Tizya – Tok – Tonkch ...

 

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Canadian Natives, First Peoples and Metis. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note:There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations).

The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames of Eastern Canada – Marriage Records contains many of the same surnames as well as others.

 

HOW TO USE 

1. To reach the original census records for the district named below, you can click on the External Links at the bottom of the post.

2. You can also click on each individual surname to reach its listing in one of the census records (usually 1901 or 1911).

3. Surnames highlighted in orange also appear in the Marriage Records (although often spelled differently). 

 


 

Census Data

Enumeration District 13: Rampart House, Yukon, Yukon Territory

[Gwich’in, Inuit (Eskimo), First Nations] Continue reading

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Moose Head Village | First Nations

Index: Native Surname Census Extracts

Native Surnames: First Nations | Black  -  Bowmelphi Cheif  -  David  -  Edward  Harper  -  Johnson  -  Johnston Kent  -  Lusk  -  McLeod Sarah  -  Simple  -  Smith  -  Stewart(?) Tamana  -  Tannak  -  Tannane Taylor  -  Thompson Tilty -  Tohid  -  Trynah Walker  -  Walter  -   Wood  -  Young

 

This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Canadian Natives, First Peoples and Metis. In this series of posts, I list surnames carried by Aboriginal (or part Aboriginal) individuals in the 1901 and 1911 census for the eastern provinces of Canada. Note: There are regular updates including external links (e.g. maps, encyclopedia) and added information (e.g. specific tribal affiliations).

The companion series – Native/First Peoples/Metis Surnames of Eastern Canada – Marriage Records contains many of the same surnames as well as others.

 

HOW TO USE 

1. To reach the original census records for the district named below, you can click on the External Links at the bottom of the post.

2. You can also click on each individual surname to reach its listing in one of the census records (usually 1901 or 1911).

3. Surnames highlighted in orange also appear in the Marriage Records (although often spelled differently). 

 

 


Census Data

Enumeration District 26: Moose Head Village, Yukon, Yukon Territory

[First Nations]

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