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First Nations, French Canadians & Acadians

French Canadian Pioneers: The Racettes of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

 

 

Jean Racette / Rasett  |  Jeanne Chapeau

November 21st, 1678 Quebec

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Berens River | Cree, Saulteaux (1901)

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. Continue reading

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Guillaume & Charles Gauthier | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Brazeaus of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

French Canadian Pioneers: The Brazeaus of Quebec

 

 

Charles Brazeau |  Genevieve Quenneville

October 5th, 1693 Montreal

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Manitowapah | Crane River Band, Ebb & Flow Band | Saulteaux (1921)

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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French Canadian Pioneers: The Larocques of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

 

Michel Larocque / Carles  |  Marguerite Dubois

October 21st, 1705  Montreal

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Pierre Duval, farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

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

 

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