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Albany  –  Kennedy  

Hunt, Hunter   –  Eagle  –  Duncan

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McLean, Maclean, McLane  –  McPherson, Macpherson

McKay, MacKay, McCay, McCoy 

 

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Index: Manitoba Census Extracts

BRANDON   Brandon (City), Asylum  –  Brandon (City) [26-39]  –  Brandon (City) [26-33] –  Brandon (City) (26-36]   –  Brandon (City) [26-40]   –   (Townships 11 and 12 in range 18 … [28-7]

DAUPHIN   Township 29   –  Townships 23, 24, 25 … [27-32]  –  Indian Reserves, Valley River, Pelly  – Townships 29, 30 and 31  – Indian Reserve  [27-38]

 


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Native – First Peoples – Metis  [Canadian Marriage Extracts]

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Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts

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 Index:  Early French Canadian Pioneers

A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

 

November 30, 2020 Posted by | . | , | 42 Comments

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

Index of Canada-wide Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-heritage surnames

The goal of this project is to create a series of mini-indexes that make it easier to access information about surnames on this site that are associated with indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage individuals. Each post below serves to organize the  information that is currently scattered about the site. There are frequent updates. Continue reading

November 30, 2020 Posted by | . | , | 9 Comments

List of Metis Surnames of Ontario

 


This index is a list of links to information about Metis surnames that are present in Ontario and which originated primarily with the Metis of western and central Canada. It’s under development and is intended to be a Finding Aide to any information on this site that relates to the Ontario Metis. Most of the surnames are derived from the official Metis Nation of Ontario project, but I’ve also added a few from more recent generations.  

 

 

 

SURNAMES IN ORANGE Continue reading

June 18, 2019 Posted by | . | , , | 11 Comments

Main Index: Native – First Peoples – Metis [Canadian Census Extracts]

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy and History

Surnames: Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Malecite (Amelicite Maliseet), Inuit, Algonquin. Ojibway, Cree, Six Nations, Oneida, Iroquois, Mississauga, Tuscarora, Chippewa, Metis, Montagnais

This is part of a constantly updated larger project to locate surnames carried by Canadian Natives, First Peoples and Metis. In this series of posts, I list Continue reading

March 29, 2017 Posted by | . | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Index: Native – First Peoples – Metis [Canadian Marriage Extracts]

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

Core Index: First Peoples Genealogy & History

Native First Peoples Metis Marriages


Each indigenous people of Canada has their own written and oral historical knowledge  to draw on when researching their family trees. Unfortunately, for non-indigenous family historians who believe they might have First Nations bloodlines, and who are not connected to a particular indigenous group it can be difficult to even know where to start to trace their lines. Continue reading

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Main Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec is a series of micro-posts containing information I’ve collected over the years about many of Quebec’s earliest settlers. The list is not comprehensive. It contains surnames from my family trees and other family trees I’ve worked on as well as surnames that appear in my First Nations, Metis and Mixed-heritage projects. Continue reading

March 25, 2009 Posted by | . | , , , | 110 Comments

Albany | Algonquin, Cree, Iroquois, Salish | 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 NOTES  |  ALBANY

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November 13, 2022 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Badger | Assiniboine, Cree, Sarcee | 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 NOTES  |  BADGER

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Kennedy | Metis, Assiniboine, BC First Nations, Chippewa, Cree, Mi’kmaq, Oneida, Sioux | 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 NOTES  |  KENNEDY

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November 7, 2022 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Hunt, Hunter | Metis, Algonquin, BC First Nations, Beaver, Blackfoot, Cree, Kwakiutl, Ojibway, Sioux, Skookym Chuck, Stoney | 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 NOTES  |  HUNT, HUNTER

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November 6, 2022 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment

Eagle (+ compounds) | Metis, Algonquin, Blackfoot, Chippewa, Cree, 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 NOTES  |  EAGLE

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Duncan | Metis, Mixed, BC First Nations, Cayuga, Cree, Kwakiutl, Malecite / Maliseet, Ojibway, Shushwap, Six Nations | 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 NOTES  |  DUNCAN

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November 4, 2022 Posted by | . | , , | Leave a comment