A Canadian Family

First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

Tuscarora 26 | Six Nations, Iroquois, Chippewa, First Nations (1911)

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


This is part of a larger project to locate surnames carried by Natives, First Peoples and Metis in Eastern Canada. 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.

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Carbonneau m. Derome dit Descarreaux | Evelyn in Montreal

Work in progress  🙂


Looking for info or proof that Michel Carbonneau, my grand-father married Caroline Derome dit Descarreaux. She was possibly a descendant of Innu ancestry. My grand-father was a well renown sculptor in Québec city (specially for the Carnaval of Québec). I am looking for proof of my aboriginal origin and ancestry. I would like to know any Innu out there with info of our link to their society (Carbonneau, Venne, Derome dit Descarreaux). My grand-father was travelling for sculpting purpose all over Quebec – specially contract inside the church (sculpture). Went to the north shore of St-Lawrence river. Please contact acarbonn@mts.net. Continue reading

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